Skint! Videos

Video interviews with Skint! trial facilitators

In these videos Joan Elliott, the Youth Literacy Tutor for South Ayrshire Youth Forum, Gary Harrow, the Families Learning and Communities Learning and Development Support Worker, North Ayrshire and Anne Swinney, the Literacies Worker for The Learning Curve AK Bell Library, Perth tell you about their experiences and share their ideas and suggestions.

 1. Who were the facilitators involved?

2. Did you do any preparation?

3. Did you read Skint! as a group or one-to-one?

4. Did you read Skint! in one go or in sections?

5. Did Skint! create discussions and if so what were they?

6. What additional support activities did your groups do?

7. Any final comments and suggestions?


Watch a video of a dramatised performance of Skint!

This is a performance of an extract from The Other Side of the Coin: Jamie’s Story from Skint! The performance was developed by performers from Scottish Youth Theatre and performed as part of a Financial Capability event hosted by Standard Life, Scottish Government and Education Scotland in June 2011. Thanks a million to Fraser and everyone else at Scottish Youth Theatre for bringing Skint! to life!

Listen to Skint! feature from Radio Scotland

BBC Radio Scotland originally broadcast this feature about Skint! Their interviewer, Bob Dickson, spoke to some young people who attend the Focus Learning Centre, Saltcoats, Ayr and found out about the excellent work they have been doing.

Get some teaching ideas for Skint!

Watch this video of Koren Calder, our Young Adult Project Coordinator, explain and demonstrate an activity called the string activity, which aims to teach learners about the way decisions about money management affect other people.