Rookie: Credit and debt (Digital convo)

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Year level 9-12 Budgeting Economics and business

Launch digiactivity

Students discuss borrowing money and controlling their level of debt.

Students:

The conversational tool supports the students to develop confidence when deciding if credit is the best option for them. It also highlights what to do if the young person is experiencing financial difficulty.

Curriculum alignment

Year 9

Learning area: Economics and Business

Content descriptions

Strand: Knowledge and Understanding

  • Why and how people manage financial risks and rewards in the current Australian and global financial landscape (ACHEK040)

Strand: Economics and Business Skills

  • Sub-strand: Economic reasoning, decision-making and application
    • Apply economics and business knowledge, skills and concepts in familiar, new and hypothetical situations (ACHES047)
  • Sub-strand: Communication and reflection
    • Reflect on the intended and unintended consequences of economic and business decisions (ACHES049)

Year 10

Learning area: Economics and Business

Content descriptions

Strand: Knowledge and Understanding

  • Factors that influence major consumer and financial decisions and the short- and long-term consequences of these decisions (ACHEK053)

Strand: Economics and Business Skills

  • Sub-strand: Economic reasoning, decision-making and application
    • Apply economics and business knowledge, skills and concepts in familiar, new and hypothetical situations (ACHES059)
  • Sub-strand: Communication and reflection
    • Reflect on the intended and unintended consequences of economic and business decisions (ACHES061)

General capabilities

Level 6: Typically, by the end of Year 10, students:

  • Literacy:
    • navigate, read and view a wide range of more demanding subject- specific texts with an extensive range of graphic representations
    • listen to a range of extended spoken and audio texts and respond to, interpret and evaluate ideas, information and opinions
    • interpret and evaluate information within and between texts, comparing and contrasting information using comprehension strategies
    • use comprehensive knowledge of the structure and features of learning area texts to comprehend and compose complex texts in innovative ways, using conventions for citing others
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
    • pose questions to critically analyse complex issues and abstract ideas
    • clarify complex information and ideas drawn from a range of sources
    • use logical and abstract thinking to analyse and synthesise complex information to inform a course of action
    • evaluate the effectiveness of ideas, products and performances and implement courses of action to achieve desired outcomes against criteria they have identified
  • Personal and Social Capability
    • develop and apply criteria to evaluate the outcomes of individual and group decisions and analyse the consequences of their decision making