PISA 2012 Results: Students and Money (Volume VI)

Financial Literacy Skills for the 21st Century

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This sixth volume of PISA 2012 results examines 15-year-old students’ performance in financial literacy in the 18 countries and economies that participated in this optional assessment. It also discusses the relationship of financial literacy to students’ and their families’ background and to students’ mathematics and reading skills. The volume also explores students’ access to money and their experience with financial matters. In addition, it provides an overview of the current status of financial education in schools and highlights relevant case studies.

English Also available in: French

Students' Experience, Attitudes and Behaviour, and their Performance in Financial Literacy

This chapter explores the relationship between students’ experiences with money matters (through holding bank accounts and debit cards and through their sources of money), and their performance in the financial literacy assessment. The chapter also analyses the relationship between students’ attitudes and their performance in the assessment. It concludes by examining students’ performance in relation to their behaviour in a hypothetical spending situation.

English Also available in: French


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