The &Quot;Bancile And Sistemul Bancar&Quot; Project

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1. Case study overview : The educational program “Bancile si sistemul bancar” was introduced in 2007 by Citibank in partnership with Junior Achievement. The program has been implemented in 40 high – schools from Bucharest, permitting over 1500 pupils to find out more about the banking system and the services that banks offer on our market. Junior Achievement decided to introduce this program in Romania, because pupils from this country, unlike high-school pupils from more developed countries, don’t benefit of financial and entrepreneurial education throughout the school lessons. The program tried to help both pupils and teachers develop their understanding of the way the financial system operates and the economical principles involved. Another goal of the program was to help pupils schedule their future careers. The financial resources needed for implementing the system around the world and paying the workers and the trainings they attended before being selected on these positions (about 2.7 million USD) come from Citi Foundation. In Romania, Junior Achievement received 24.000 USD for implementing this project. The “Bancile si sistemul bancar” project had a few main objectives, among which:  to inform the pupils about the way Romanian banks function  to explain them the differences between the investment banks and the commercial banks  to offer details about the banking instruments and services  to classify the deposits and the credits  to offer details about debit and credit cards  to explain the payment methods. During a three months period, the optional classes from the high-schools that participated at this program were replaced with “Bancile si sistemul bancar” classes, which were held by economics teachers and 8 volunteers from Citybank, using as course a book printed at Junior Achievement. All

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