PORTUGAL: History of Money


Portuguese pupils turned their "History of Money" drawings into recorded online stories, in English, so all their fellow peers can follow and enjoy them!

This story was recorded by Rui Leal, from Class 5D!

To follow the story you need to click on picture and press both buttons on the left of each slide with both written and oral texts and press the bottom right arrow to move on to the next slide

ROMANIA: Small bankers Olympics

Small bankers Olympics have come to the end; student Bogdan Bertianu from Bucharest School no 79 won the Grand prize of the Little Olympics Bankers.  Students who attend the primary school around the country have participated. The last attempt was held Thursday at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of History.
The prize was awarded by the National Bank of Romania.
BNR chief economist Valentin Lazea, sent a message to the participants from the BNR governor, Mugur Isarescu and encouraged them to become bankers, but not only.
"It is important that you learn the real value of money, work, and learn to cherish the important things in life"
Lazea told to the small bankers.

The winner of the grand prize obtained 30 points, the maximum of points, announced Lazea. 
The project was coordinated by Ligia Georgescu - Golosoiu, senior expert at the National Bank of Romania and the author of the financial education curriculum - primary and curricular auxiliaries.

"The Small Olympics Bankers" was organized by the Association for Promoting the Education Performance, the magazine “Cutezatorii” and the University of Bucharest, being supported by the National Bank of Romania, through which more than 2,000 pupils from primary schools from 15 counties and also from Bucharest tested their knowledge regarding the financial education and also their creativity.

The contest started in early March 2015 when students from more than 50 cities held a written test regarding their knowledge of financial education. The top three students with the highest score in this attempt of each of the 77 participating schools have passed the next stage of development of projects such as posters, photographs, drawings, models, etc., regarding the financial education, where students have been tested also their creativity.


KIDS 1st Skype Video Conference

5D class from E.B. 2,3 de Marco de Canaveses, Portugal, and pupils from 7A class form 1st primary school Cakovec, Croatia, attended their 1st Skype video conference in order to get to know each other better since they are working together in the Keep Invest Donate Spend ERASMUS+ project on Financial Education.

They really enjoyed the video conference and are looking forward to the next one where they will be exchanging opinions on financial matters and understand how much do they know about the subject.





PORTUGAL: Financial Day Game

March 19th marks the official 80th anniversary of the World’s Most Popular Board Game and KIDS's partners celebrated the event and the Financial Day Game by having pupils from different age groups playing it! 

In Portugal, 80 pupils registered to play Monopoly's 1st round and the students that manage their money better in terms of investments, selling and renting will move on to the next round that will take place in May!

Here's the Portuguese event @ E.B. 2,3 de Marco de Canaveses, Portugal.

PORTUGAL: History of Money exhibition

During the European Money Week @ Agrupamento de Escolas de Marco de Canaveses, Portugal, the KIDS team decided to celebrate it by displaying at the school's library pupils illustrations on the History of Money.


Portuguese Money Boxes‏

Using recycled materials inspired on Europe motives as well as financial images, pupils from 5th grade @ E.B. 2,3 de Marco de Canaveses, Portugal, produced these fantastic money boxes for the project. more


POLAND: Moneyboxes

Money-boxes making was a big fun for all children. We chose papier, plastic and glass. We’ve already have about 100 money boxes, they are colourful, funny and beautiful. There are pigs, bags, jars, castles and many, many more…


CROATIA: Postcards from Međimurje on their way to Turkey, Portugal, Poland and Romania

The students of the First Primary School Čakovec who attend its branch school in Krištanovec, everyone from the first graders to the fourth graders, have made postcards with the national costumes of Međimurje in order to send greetings to their school partners and pupils in other countries. First Primary School Čakovec is included in the project of the European Union called "KIDS" within which the first transnational visit of Croatian teachers to Turkey is about to take place. Postcards made in a specific style will arrive at their destination as early as this February when our teachers will meet with colleagues from partner schools participating in the project in the town of Kars, situated in the north-east of Turkey, at the border with Armenia.


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