pfeg Advisory Service: free tailored educational advice

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?

Drop us an e-mail on support@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! 

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

Our specialist education consultants have a detailed knowledge of curriculum planning, resources and techniques. They will draw on their experience of working successfully with teachers to engage young people in innovative ways linked to the curriculum.

The consultants’ 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 can you help me with?

The pfeg Advisory Service takes a variety of requests in relation to finance 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

What people say about the advisory service...

That is so useful. Thank you so much for that. I am very grateful for your speedy response. (Teacher asking for resources that dealt with the costs of driving/learning to drive.)

  • Many thanks for your help & for the resources that were mailed to me. It was invaluable talking to you & getting your advice about various resources. (Head of PSHEe who requested guidance on interactive resources for year 10.)
  • Thank you so much for this! It's made me much more relaxed to know I've got things to help me get started.  (Maths Co-ordinator who was looking for ideas about how to run a Money Week - she hadn't done one before and felt overwhelmed with the possibilities.) 

 

 Grateful thanks to Capital One for funding this service.

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