Search

Forest Gate Community College set to learn how to budget, bank and borrow

16:19 07 March 2014

Students in Newham will be ready for whatever the economy throws at them after taking part in a workshop that helps them handle money issues next week.

Forest Gate Community College is one of the schools benefiting from the education experts who will teach youths how to budget, bank and borrow.

They will learn how to defuse a personal debt time bomb, combat the savings crisis and a resist burgeoning ‘boomerang generation’.

The workshops will take place at Forest Gate Community School on March, 13 at 2.30pm and young people will have a chance to win an iPad and £1,000 worth of our financial education workshops for their school.

The initiative is part of the Learn Money 2014, a financial literacy action week started by Young Global Leader, Henrik Naujoks in 2011.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

6 minutes ago
Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault in a Newham pub Picture: Met Police

Police want to speak to a man in connection with an assault outside a pub that left a man with cuts to his head.

This man was seen shouting anti-Semitic abuse in Newham, where he told Jews to go to 'Isra-Hell'

A man stood with two children told a Jewish family to “go back to Isra-hell” as onlookers joined in the anti-Semitic abuse.

Sister Shashi taught Newham people the concept of peace Picture: Bhrama Kumaris UK

A master of mindfulness shared her wisdom in a bid to access inner peace and transcend religious divides.

India
Yesterday, 23:53
Jeremy Corbyn on stage earlier this evening at the Royal Regency, Manor Park

An 800-strong lively audience turned out to see Jeremy Corbyn at a Labour leadership rally this evening.

Labour Party

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

You could win £15,000 to spend on either their mortgage or a deposit towards the home of their dreams

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a period of time when you simply don’t have to worry about finding the money each month to pay your mortgage? When you don’t have to put money aside from your monthly income, or worry about having to afford other essential outgoings?

Read more
Which book character do you share cleaning habits with?

Whether you have more in common with put-upon Cinderella, emotionally turbulent Jane Eyre, or easily distracted Mole, you’re sure to appreciate that one lucky winner will receive four sessions of free cleaning. Enter our quiz for your chance to win. All runners up will get £10 off their first clean when making a repeat booking.

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now