United Overseas Bank Thailand Promotes Financial Education for Thai Children with UOB Money 101: Teen Edition
UOB Thailand, in a steadfast commitment to fostering a brighter future for Thai children, has partnered with the Thailand Collaboration for Education (TCFE) to introduce an innovative online financial literacy programme: UOB Money 101: Teen Edition. Since its inception in 2021, this groundbreaking initiative has successfully equipped over 2,300 secondary-level students from 39 schools across the nation with essential financial knowledge and skills.
In celebration of the accomplishments of the students and teachers who completed the programme within the 2022 academic year, UOB Thailand recently organised a completion ceremony at its headquarters in UOB Plaza Bangkok. The triumph of the UOB Money 101: Teen Edition is a testament to UOB Thailand’s dedication to empower Thai youth with the financial literacy skills required to make informed financial decisions and ensure their financial futures are secure.
The UOB Money 101: Teen Edition is an online financial literacy programme specially designed to provide lower secondary-level students with a comprehensive understanding of financial wellness and crucial money management principles to better prepare them for the future. This pioneering effort is part of UOB My Digital Space, a multi-year education programme devised to bridge the digital gap for students from underprivileged backgrounds throughout the region and connect them to a world of digital learning opportunities.
With the UOB Money 101: Teen Edition, students have access to a variety of interactive and engaging online modules that cover essential financial topics, such as budgeting, savings, investments, and responsible borrowing. By participating in this programme, students learn the importance of prudent financial planning and develop the ability to make wise financial choices, paving the way for their future success and financial stability.
Moreover, the UOB Money 101: Teen Edition offers a wealth of support and resources to educators, equipping them with valuable teaching tools and techniques to effectively impart financial literacy concepts to their students. This collaborative approach fosters a dynamic and interactive learning environment, driving home the importance of financial education and its enduring impact on the lives of Thai youth.
In today’s fast-paced and digital world, financial literacy has become a vital cornerstone of personal and economic success. The UOB Money 101: Teen Edition strives to instill good money habits in Thai students from a young age, cultivating a financially responsible and forward-thinking generation prepared for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s global economy.
As UOB Thailand embarks on this journey alongside the TCFE, their unwavering commitment to financial education underscores the importance of investing in the well-being and development of Thai children. By equipping students with the financial knowledge and skills needed to navigate the complexities of modern finance, UOB Thailand is laying the foundation for a prosperous and financially secure future for these children and the nation at large.