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OK Centre

OK Centre

OTP Fáy András Foundation
Financial Literacy
Teaching Financial Literacy in OK Centre.

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.

Age groups 
Middle school
High School
One time purchase
Non-digital product
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Internet required
Educational Quality
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.

Lessons include a large variety of activating tasks for the students.
The given tasks are age appropriate and designed to fit the student’s skill level. Trainers are also helping students if they need additional support during the lessons.
The curriculum provides age appropriate content for students on different education levels. Lessons are well planed and structured.
Most of the activities are done with a partner or in a small group so that students have a common goal they try to reach.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

OK Centre offers a top quality learning environment and materials that are modified or created to support the program’s learning goals.
The curriculum covers Financial Literacy rapidly and age appropriately. It is built to match the students’ needs and it aims to teach Financial Literacy in an engaging way.
Training aims to activate students and content is delivered through stories.
OK Centre is an inspirational environment for learning Financial Literacy. Classrooms have changeable settings and they are designed to support student-centered teaching.

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.

Subject based learning goals

Practicing to understand the value of work.
Practicing to understand the economic cycle and concepts related to that.
Practicing how one uses money in everyday life.
Learning the basics of family’s finances.
Learning the basic structure of selling and buying products and concepts related to that.
Learning how banks and individuals work together.
Learning about investments and risks related to that and risk management.
Getting familiar with the basic financial concepts like money, income and outcome.

Soft skills learning goals

Learning decision-making, influencing and accountability
Learning to view and consider media and advertising critically
Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
Learning to recognise and evaluate arguments and their reasonings
Developing problem solving skills
Practicing to create questions and make justifiable arguments based on observations
Practicing to look things from different perspectives
Encouraging positive attitude towards working life
Learning consumer knowledge and smart economics
Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
Learning to combine information to find new innovations
Connecting subjects learned at school to skills needed at working life
Practicing to notice causal connections
Familiarizing with the influences of media and understanding its affordances
Enabling the growth of positive self-image

The Finnish Educational Quality Certificate

Our Quality Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected Finnish teachers with a master's degree in education.

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