Innovation Matters

Innovation is the key to a prosperous future. With this in mind we have partnered with leading organisations to develop unique initiatives across a diverse range of areas including Tech, Design, Art and Entrepreneurship.

All of our initiatives, resources and support are free.

In Class Presentations

We can present to your students on a range of topics from managing money to interview skills and CV tips.

Talk to your local branch to look at what topics would interest your students.

Points of interest:

  • CV Tips

Links to Learning for Life and Work (Key Stage 3) and helpful for pupils as part of their Employability, teaching and learning.

  • Interview Skills

Links to Learning for Life and Work (Key Stage 3) and helpful for pupils as part of their Employability teaching and learning. Advice on preparing for an interview and what to do during an interview.

  • Budgeting and Saving

Links to Key Stage 3 Mathematics and Numeracy (Developing pupils as Contributors to the Economy and Environment). Budgeting Quiz 1 and 2 consolidate the topics covered.

  • Current Accounts

Links to Key Stage 3 Mathematics and Numeracy (Developing pupils as Contributors to the Economy and Environment).

  • Loans and Credit Cards

Links with Key Stage 3 Mathematics and Numeracy (Developing pupils as Contributors to the Economy and Environment).

  • Online Banking

Links with Key Stage 3 Mathematics and Numeracy (Developing pupils as Contributors to the Economy and Environment).

Scenarios and discussion points for pupils.

  • Preparing for life after school

Links to Learning for Life and Work (Key Stage 3) and helpful for pupils as part of their Employability teaching and learning.

Information on mortgages with information on options and associated costs and detailed information on credit scores.

  • Education Maintenance Allowance

Information for students who may wish to avail of the grant from our NI government.

  • Year 14 Budgeting

For Post-16 pupils – can be provided as an assembly option or during study periods. Good presentation for pupils going on to third level education highlighting the financial possibilities that a student may experience.  Highlights how an arranged overdraft can help avoid charges and interest if budgeting creates a negative balance.