This topic will encourage learners to discuss what they think might have happened to Tam’s winnings and how they can gain financial security through employment, careful budgeting and saving.
Subject area: numeracy
Experiences and outcomes: using numbers and budgeting, working out percentages
- Begin by reading Skint! up to page 72 as a group.
- Facilitate a conversation using the discussion points. You could work as a group to list the financial gains and pitfalls of self-employment and waged employment.
- Ask your learners to complete the tasks using the activity sheets Comic Life, Tam’s fortune, Budgeting and Income From?
- You can find further information on employment on the Young Scot website(this will open in a new window).