Not currently touring in 2018  

​Duration: 
50 minutes incl discussion time

Suitability: 
Yrs 5–9

Location: 
In your school

Price:  
$6.00 (+GST) per student.
If less than 150 students per performance then a flat fee of

$900 (+GST) will apply.

Who are the people on Australia's banknotes?

 

Join Sir John Flynn, Dame Nellie Melba, Edith Cowan and Sir John Monash amongst other famous faces of Australia‘s history in learning all about FINANCIAL LITERACY!

 

Featuring an irresistible mix of comedy, singing, dancing and student interaction, Dollars & Sense takes your students on a wild ride with the people in your pocket! 

 

Your students will discover the 10 KEY CONCEPTS to become financially literate:

  • What is Money – its origins, why we have it and what it is good for.

  • Why do we work?

  • How to take control of your money by prioritising needs and wants.

  • The importance of saving.

  • The importance of budgeting.

  • What is investing?

  • Making money work and the miracle of compounding interest.

  • The difference between cash and credit.

  • How financial choices affect your future.

  • How financial security means more choices in life.

 

Areas of Learning: Understanding Money, Personal Finance, Money Management, Australian History, Performing Arts

 

Curriculum coverage: The Humanities (Economics, Business/Commerce, SOSE/HSIE, History); English; Mathematics; The Arts




 

The curriculum content  was perfect, it related brilliantly to the National  Financial Literacy Framework we have been working on. We have just completed the ASIC Money Smart trial  program and this production supported our program wonderfully!

 

Mentone Girls Grammar School

    Australia:

Financial Literacy in Schools