We would like to inform you about some free training and resources that Groundwork are offering FREE to staff working with young people, Skint! is an interactive and engaging financial education tool for young people aged 16-to-26 years old. The Skint! book consists of two illustrated storylines that explore issues around money management such as attitudes towards money, consumerism, employability, and goal setting. In addition to helping develop financial capability Skint! also engages reluctant readers to improve their literacy and numeracy skills.
There are a limited number of free places for one day facilitator trainings running across England from December 2013 to June 2014. As part of the training, facilitators will receive copies of Skint! an interactive resource – free of charge. The training supports facilitators to use Skint! in groups and one to one settings. It also provides basic information about delivering financial education, and support in using the resources developed for Skint!.
The final North West one day training course takes place in Manchester on 19th June 2014
Please visit http://www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/skint/Events/manchester to book your place.