Financial Literacy GAINS
"Ontario students will have the skills and knowledge to take responsibility for managing their personal financial well-being with confidence, competence, and a compassionate awareness of the world around them."
This website includes a variety of curriculum-linked resources designed to provide educators with effective strategies to support financial literacy education across the province from Grade 4 to Grade 12. The resources found on this site support the implementation of an integrated approach to financial literacy education within existing curriculum. The resources will also support ongoing individual and collaborative learning for teachers, learning facilitators, and board administrators. As new material is developed it will be posted on this site on an ongoing basis.
How to Use Financial Literacy GAINS contains tips on how to navigate the Financial Literacy GAINS website.
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Highlights videos provide an introduction to Financial Literacy Education in Ontario, including comments from students, parents, educators and experts.
Financial Literacy Pulse of the Province
By regularly checking the Financial Literacy Pulse of the Province feature, educators can find newly released curriculum-linked resources, and information and links to support financial literacy education.
- January 29, 2013
Teaching and Learning Examples now posted
- Teaching and Learning Examples are now available for elementary and secondary teachers to help plan lessons related to financial literacy education. Included are examples of cross-curricular and subject-specific approaches for teachers to use and adapt as appropriate for the students in their classroom. The teaching and learning examples reflect a number of elementary and secondary grades, subjects, courses and pathways.
Click on <Resources / Teaching and Learning Examples> in the left menu.
- January 28, 2013
Financial Literacy in Ontario Schools: An Introduction
- A new video entitled “Financial Literacy in Ontario Schools: An Introduction” is available to provide an overview of Financial Literacy Education in Ontario. Watch it to see financial literacy education in action in Ontario elementary and secondary classrooms, with comments from students, parents, educators and experts.
This new resource is found on the <Highlights Videos> link above.