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Unicaja takes again financial education to students of Vocational Training

Unicaja’s Edufinet Project is bringing again financial education closer to students of Advanced Vocational Training (Ciclos Formativos de Grado Superior). In particular, pupils will receive information about the different products and services that they already use or will use in the future.

21 JAN 2019

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Initially, the second edition of the Conference on Financial Education for Advanced Vocational Training will be held in Malaga until March, although centers from other provinces may join this initiative.

 

The Edufinet Project, promoted by Unicaja Banco and Fundación Unicaja, is one the first financial education programmes in Spain. It collaborates with more than twenty universities, institutions and business organizations.

 

The Edufinet Project, promoted by Unicaja Banco and Fundación Unicaja, is bringing again financial education closer to students of Advanced Vocational Training (Ciclos Formativos de Grado Superior). In particular, pupils will receive information about the different products and services that they already use or will use in the future.

 

Initially, the second edition of the 2nd Conferences on Financial Education for Advanced Vocational Training will be held in Malaga until March, although centers from other provinces may join this initiative.

 

The goal is to provide these students with a clear view of the financial world, paying special attention to the financial products and services that they use or will use in the future.

 

The lectures can be adapted to focus on those financial products and services demanded by the educational centers, as many of the students attending this event are enrolled in courses related to economics and finance.

 

In particular, the 2nd Conferences on Financial Education for Advanced Vocational Training Students will teach pupils the key features of the Edufinet Project and of finance, paying special attention to different products and services, such as deposits and means of payment, fixed and variable income, mutual funds, pension plans, insurances, loans, credit account, commercial discount, leasing, renting or factoring.

 

In sum, the aim of this new edition of the conferences is to continue promoting a simple financial education, based on daily life elements, so as to provide students with the skills required for their day-to-day use.

 

This initiative adds to the 10th Conferences on Financial Education for Young People, aimed at Secondary Education (ESO) and Baccalaureate students in Andalusia, Castilla-La Mancha, Castilla y León, Extremadura, Madrid and Ceuta and Melilla. The lectures are linked to the 10th Financial Olympics, a school competition where students can show what they have learnt.

 

Edufinet Project

 

The Edufinet Project launched in 2007 its Internet portal, promoted by Unicaja and with the collaboration of the International University of Andalusia (Universidad Internacional de Andalucía, UNIA) and the University of Malaga (UMA), although the development of the project began in 2005.

 

In addition to more than ten institutions and business organizations, 14 universities participate in this project. All of the previous has made Unicaja -one of the first financial institutions in Spain to launch an initiative of this kind- to be one of the most active agents in this field.

 

During its years of history, the project has received several awards, and more than 127,600 people have participated in the different conferences, workshops, lectures and seminars developed, of which 89,000 have attended the Conferences on Financial Education for Young People.

 

Edufinet also promote the development of workshops and conferences at universities, summer courses or participation in international projects. It fosters several publications, such as the ‘Financial Guide’ and the ‘Financial Guide for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs’.

 

As for the website www.edufinet.com, which offers practical and systemic information in a question-answer format and where no previous knowledge is required, it has registered so far more than 7.6 million visits, with access from nearly 180 countries.

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