The growing policy interest for financial education has highlighted the need to understand whether financial education works, how it works and what are the most appropriate methods for evaluating financial education programmes. Good programme evaluation allows to show whether objectives are being met, to identify elements that can be scaled-up or replicated, and to test different approaches to see which are the most cost efficient.
This Financial Sector Code is the product of the interaction between the Trade Associations, ABSIP, Labour, Community and Government. The Code reflects the accord reached by all of the stakeholders regarding their joint commitment to fostering B-BBEE in the financial sector and in the South African economy.
“Why are we doing this?” Understanding your program’s theory of change.
This National Treasury policy statement, released in 2011, highlights consumer financial education as one of the components of a comprehensive solution for protecting consumers of financial services.
An evaluation of was conducted on an Old Mutual financial literacy program to people in both rural and urban areas, which reached nearly 36,000 people in 2011. The objective of the program was to improve people’s financial skills, help them make sound financial decisions, and encourage saving.
The national consumer financial education policy document sets out the objectives of the National Consumer Financial Education Strategy policy.
There is an increasing demand for reliable ways to evaluate and measure the effectiveness of financial literacy programs. This Financial Literacy Evaluation Resource Kit, produced by Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy, provides resources and tested tools, along with information about their administration and use.
The Financial Services Board (FSB) is an independent institution established by statute to oversee the South African Non-Banking Financial Services Industry in the public interest. Its mission and vision are to promote and maintain a sound financial investment in South Africa.
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A major initiative under the World Bank’s Russia Financial Literacy and Education Trust Fund is the development Toolkit, which provides methodological guidance for the evaluation of financial capability programs.
The Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) represents the majority of the country's asset managers, collective investment scheme management companies, linked investment service providers, multi-managers and life insurance companies.
This report provides an overview of the conceptual foundations and work program implemented by the World Bank under the Russia Financial Literacy and Education Trust Fund (RTF).
The objective of this review article is to show the concepts and significance of financial literacy and how it can contribute to improving socio economic wellbeing, financial sector development, poverty reduction and sustainable growth in developing countries in Africa.
A look at various M&E methods to evaluate financial literacy programmes.