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The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development of Serbia and Visa Signed the Protocol on Cooperation in Implementation Pilot-Project “FinPis”

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological development and Visa CEMEA HOLDINGS LIMITED – branch in Belgrade, signed the Protocol on cooperation in implementation of Pilot-Project “Integration of financial literacy into the education system of the Republic of Serbia” – “FinPis”.

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The “FinPis” Pilot-Project is an incentive to the development and popularization of financial literacy of children from the earliest age. It implies a cross-curricular inclusion of financial literacy into educational system based on creation of an environment that will support the development of practical financial knowledge. Starting from the 2017/2018 academic year, financial literacy will be taught in schools – currently as an optional course – but with an idea to become part of the curriculum.

“FinPis” will be implemented in 6 preschool institutions and 30 primary schools and will include comprehensive learning models through: trainings, workshops and educational materials for teachers, didactic and interactive games for children, handbooks and workbooks, interactive online platform, online game, followed by multichannel communication campaign targeting traditional, digital and social media including special web site, educational videos, Facebook page.

In accordance with rich global practice and as one of the leading companies that support financial literacy in the world, Visa supports the Pilot-Project through participation in the promotion and popularization of financial literacy of young people in the Republic of Serbia.