Business 2000: Personal finance lessons set up students for life

The MoneySense for Schools programme, introduced by Ulster Bank, aims to help schoolchildren learn about money and enterprise skills, writes Siobhán Brett.

11th March, 2012
Pauline McKiernan, community affairs manager, Ulster Bank: 'Enterprise days are an exciting and fun way to open up students' minds about the rewards and challenges of running a successful business'. Photo: Maura Hickey

Successful enterprise has long been recognised as fundamental to Irish economic recovery.

The coming generation of adults and business leaders deserves the opportunity to develop enterprise skills and learn about money from an early age, which is something Ulster Bank has been focused on for a number of years, according to community affairs manager, Pauline McKiernan.

Since 2008, when it introduced MoneySense for Schools, the bank has been working with teachers and education experts to...

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