Bankers in School?

Interesting note today about UK scheme to have bankers teach financial basics in schools:

The plans are part of a campaign by more than 200 MPs to make financial education compulsory by embedding it into core subjects such as maths. “Teachers have to be trained to certain level but there should also be a database of organisations willing to go into schools,” said Conservative MP Justin Tomlinson, who chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Financial Education for Young People – the largest all party group in parliament with 225 members.

FT subscribers can read piece here:

Carlos Alvarenga

Founder and CEO at KatalystNet and Adjunct Professor in the Logistics, Business and Public Policy Department at the University of Maryland’s Robert E. Smith School of Business.

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