OK Centre is a learning institution that focuses on teaching financial, economic, management skills, and also financial awareness and career orientation through an inspirational learning environment.
The project has learning modules for students aged 7 to 18. The program consists of 37 modules and 200 hours of learning content. The Centres are placed in Hungary, Romania and from 2018 in Slovakia. On top of that, the Centre’s platform reaches students from Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia.
Péter Schrankó, PhD, is the Executive of OTP Fáy András Foundation, CEO of OK Project and founder of the educational system of OK Centre. He has developed the teaching method that has later been effectively applied by him and his colleagues in the Centre’s educational activity. The method of training is based on 21st century experimental and game-based pedagogy, including for example experience- and project-based education, edutainment, the Montessori approach and the flow theory.
In the last 6 years, the Centre provided educational service for more than one hundred thousand Hungarian and foreign students.
OK Centre and it's teachers encourage peer learning and keep the working mode conversational throughout the lessons.
The curriculum is built to match the students’ needs and it aims to teach Financial Literacy in an engaging way.
OK Centre offers a top quality learning environment and materials that are modified or created to support the program’s learning goals.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.