According to research, only 25% of young US adults are aware of the concept of inflation, and are able to do the most basic interest calculations! In Denmark, 73% of students have practically no knowledge of interest rates. In effect, their school curriculum has failed them, left them unequipped to make sound financial decisions!
Financial literacy is only one such life-skill that schools need to focus on… an inter-disciplinary approach to problem-solution, and achieving high comfort levels with technology are other key life-skills. This infographic discusses how schools are changing their learning formats, pushing towards a more real-world approach.
Building the Perfect School:
Infographic by – D2L Corporation