ASKpfeg - free financial education advice and support

ASKpfeg is here to offer free advice and guidance to anyone teaching children and young people about money. pfeg offers a free service for anyone involved in teaching children and young people about money. Supported by funding from Capital One, specialist education consultants use their experience to give practical advice and guidance about any aspect of financial education.

How can I get free advice and support? 

Email us at  ASKpfeg@pfeg.org or call us on 0300 6660 127*, giving us an idea of what you want to achieve or need help with. We will aim to get back to you with practical information and ideas within two working days. When emailing, it would be really helpful if you could include as much detail as possible about your request so that we can help you as quickly as possible. Don't worry if you're not even sure what you want to ask - we're here to help! 

We're planning a webinar about financial education's place in the new secondary curriculum - keep an eye on www.pfeg.org/ASKpfeg for more details.

What can I ask pfeg?

ASKpfeg takes a variety of requests in relation to financial education, such as:

•Help for teachers new to personal finance education
•Requests for volunteers to work alongside teachers in the classroom
•Specific curriculum planning requests and advice on curriculum links
•Advice on resources and money related activities
•Planning and support for off-timetable days
•Support for further education colleges

•Information on the Quality Mark and Quality Mark resources
•Information on personal finance qualifications
•Support for finance sector volunteers
•Suggestions for My Money Week

•Defining the difference between financial education and enterprise education

Why is pfeg best placed to advise me on teaching about money?

Our specialist Education Resources Manager, Holly McLaren, as well as our expert consultants have a detailed knowledge of curriculum planning, resources and techniques. They will draw on their years of financial education experience of working successfully with teachers to engage young people in innovative ways linked to the curriculum to give you practical advice.

pfeg's knowledge covers both primary and secondary phases as well as specialist subjects and special education needs. They will also offer advice on assessment and impact, including ideas for enrichment days and the effective use of financial services volunteers.  pfeg has a long track-record in working with teachers to guide them through curriculum developments and can support teachers to engage children and young people in learning about money.

What people say about ASKpfeg...

  • "I am so, so grateful to you for all this information, and the time it must have taken you to put it together. Thank you. It is so helpful and gives me some fantastic leads to follow, websites to research, great advice and most importantly some positive encouragement!"
  • "I just wanted to thank you for the information that you sent regarding my request. It has been extremely useful in the planning for the day and I look forward to seeing the progress in tomorrow’s event."
  • "Thanks very much for sending this through.  I’ve followed up the links you provided and managed to get in touch with a local organisation that might be able to help us.  I appreciate your effort in getting back to me."
  • "Thank you for all your help! It is very much appreciated. I look forward to using the resources you have recommended with our My Money group in the future."
  • "Thanks for all this - it's great. I'll have a busy Saturday getting through this!  Once I've read through everything I will get back in touch. Thank you for sending through such an informative and through email - it's really impressive."

 

Grateful thanks to Capital One for funding this service since 2011 - read about the re-launch of our advisory service into ASKpfegthanks to a renewed partnership between pfeg and financial services firm Capital One.

* Calls should cost no more than 01 or 02 UK-wide calls, and are included in inclusive mobile and landline minutes.