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Savings-clubs trials to be held in C of E primary schools

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 21 Nov 2014 @ 12:19

A NETWORK of primary-school savings clubs to teach children how to manage money has been proposed by the Archbishop of Canterbury's Task Group on Responsible Credit and Savings.

The task group expects to carry out trials in Church of England primaries in three areas of the country, using financial backing from the Government and other sources. After a successful pilot, the scheme would be extended across the country.

Savings clubs would be backed by school-based credit ...

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