Premier's First State Super Financial Literacy and Capability Scholarship

This scholarship is open to teachers currently teaching in NSW primary schools and those teaching mathematics, commerce, business studies, economics, business and public administration or related fields in NSW secondary schools and TAFE NSW campuses.

The scholarship is for a study in any aspects of effective teaching and learning that links to successful student outcomes through the development of financial literacy and capability, including the teaching of financial literacy and the application of its related skills and knowledge in real world situations.

The successful applicant will undertake a short course at a respected overseas or Australian tertiary institution or undertake a study tour up to five weeks in Australia and/or overseas to educational institutions and/or consult with experts; with travel to be completed by 30 June 2020.

Research may focus on: best practice examples of the design, implementation and evaluation of effective strategies to strengthen the embedding of financial capabilities in and across the curriculum; and the teaching of financial literacy to improve students' lifelong wellbeing and outcomes.

One scholarship of $15,000 will be offered for travel during 2020.

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