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Learn how to teach financial capability with our free PLD programme

About the programme

Our PLD programme is practical and hands-on. Our aim is to:

  • equip you with the tools and skills to successfully teach financial capability to your students
  • teach you how to incorporate financial capability as part of any academic or dispositional curriculum planning
  • teach you skills to boost personal financial capability to increase confidence in teaching financial capability content.

The programme has been designed so that you can dip in and out in your own time and learn at your own pace. Replays of our webinars are available to watch at any time.

To arrange a personalised visit from our Schools Learning Specialist. please get in touch with Claire at claire@retirement.govt.nz.

Curious about what we offer?

Check out our PLD framework document to identify where you are and what your next steps might be.

Download the document

February - November 2022

Money Bites Webinar Series

As valued members of the Sorted community we are offering all Te whai hua – kia ora, Sorted in Schools teachers and kaiako exclusive access to attend a series of free Money Bites webinars to help expand your knowledge and improve your own personal finances.

Delivered by one of our affiliated, independent Sorted facilitators, each webinar is fun, interactive and bite sized. You’ll come away feeling inspired and equipped with ideas to help manage your financial needs and increase your confidence to teach financial capability in the classroom.

Money Bites is for your own personal development. It isn’t a requirement to teach Sorted in Schools, but we think you’ll really enjoy the personal benefits you’ll get from it.

Register for one webinar or the entire series – it’s up to you.

Find out more

Webinar replays

1. A deep-dive into Sorted in Schools

Watch Webinar 1

This webinar is ideal for anyone new to Sorted in Schools, or if you want a more in-depth look at the resources and teaching aids.

2. Starting the classroom conversation

Watch Webinar 2

Watch this webinar to learn how to start a discussion about financial wellbeing with your students. You’ll learn why we clam up about money, how to start constructive conversations and get tips on how to use the resources to get the best outcomes.

3. Theme-based lesson planning

Watch Webinar 3

In this webinar, we discuss how to plan lessons across all learning areas and levels using the 8 financial capability themes.

4. Teaching tips for KiwiSaver

Watch Webinar 4

In this webinar, we’ll be unpacking any myths about KiwiSaver and talk about why it is important for students to become active members in this investment scheme.

5. NCEA: take your students to the next level!

Watch Webinar 5

In this webinar, we introduce our 8-unit standards resources, discuss how the modules align to the eight Sorted themes and highlight resources found to support learning and assessment.

6. Intro to Achievement Standards

Watch Webinar 6

In this webinar, we introduce NCEA Level 1 and 2 Achievement Standards resources, launched on 22 February 2021, discuss how these resources will prepare them to make tomorrows financial decisions with confidence and can gain credits for it in maths and economics! 

Māori Medium Education

Written in te reo Māori with resources aligned to Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.

Sorted Money Week (8-14 August)

Have fun raising your students’ financial capability

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