Skills body backs parliamentary report

The Financial Skills Partnership says it is encouraged by the recommendations of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People report ‘Financial Education and the Curriculum’.

The report recommends the government promote the provision of high quality financial education in schools in England by making personal finance a compulsory part of the National Curriculum and schools utilising resources and visits from outside sources.

Liz Field, CEO of the Financial Skills Partnership, said: “High quality financial education to promote competent personal finance is an important first step. But these skills