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The role of entertainment in financial education for children - live chat

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Financial literacy is a significant subject across the globe. According to pfeg research,in the UK alone, only 5% of adults believe that people are leaving school with the necessary financial skills required, with 60% believing that financial management is becoming increasingly difficult.

The message is an important one, particularly given the current financial climate. Children are the future of finance as consumers, investors and business leaders. Equipping young people with the necessary knowledge seems essential, but what are the best ways to communicate these lessons?

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One recent example is Warren Buffet's Secret Millionaires Club, which uses an array of entertainment formats alongside a young entrepreneurs contest. After starting with a TV cartoon and online games, the show has gone on to sponsor a financial education programme for schools and youth groups.

Our live chat will explore the different methods of entertainment in financial literacy education, the impact it can have and its results. An expert panel from international organisations, business, entertainment companies and academic institutes, will be online to answer your questions and debate the topic.

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Join a panel of experts online on Wednesday 25 June from 1-2pm BST to discuss how entertainment can empower children with the skills to manage money and finance
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