This section provides the latest news and initiatives from the AMF and its financial education partners.

IN THE NEWS…

Consult the AMF Awareness Index 2018 Summary Report

The AMF Financial Awareness Index allows the AMF to better understand the financial behaviour of Quebeckers so that it can better target its financial education initiatives.

Financial education in the workplace

Find useful information and tools to incorporate financial literacy concepts into the workplace.

Québec directory of financial education tools

Presented on a revamped platform, the directory now offers resources to all consumers based on their current needs.

Tools to discover

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Québec financial education strategy

Québec financial education strategy (pdf - 891 KB)This link will open in a new window

In order to optimize its financial education efforts and resources, the AMF drew inspiration from international leaders and, in 2014, laid the groundwork for a Québec financial education strategy, in collaboration with members of the Comité consultatif en éducation financière (financial education advisory committee).

Download the 2015-2018 Activity Report (pdf - 106 KB)This link will open in a new window

Charter of essential skills for financial well-being (pdf - 998 KB)This link will open in a new window

As part of the Québec Financial Education Strategy, key stakeholders in financial education worked together to establish a charter of essential skills for financial well-being. The charter offers specialists in this field an inventory of the essential financial skills that consumers should acquire. This tool is will evolve over time: skills could be added and others removed.

E-mail Info on financial education

(Available in French only)

Be part of the Québec network of financial education specialists and find out about events, campaigns and educational tools designed to help Quebeckers be aware consumers of financial products and services.

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Mandatory financial education course

Following the addition of a mandatory financial education course to the Secondary V program, the AMF partnered with the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail and the Office de la protection du consommateur to develop various teaching activities.

The proposed material This link will open in a new window, including teacher’s guides and student worksheets, is intended to build on the program’s primary competency: Take a position on a financial issue.

The activities relate to topics such as budgeting, credit, saving, investing and borrowing. These teaching activities have not been submitted to the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur for approval. Teachers should refer to the material provided by their school board as a first step. 


Financial Education Day

Every year, Financial Education Day brings together more than 90 financial education specialists from financial institutions, regulatory bodies, teaching establishments, and consumer organizations.

For more information, contact Mme Anne-Bianca Morissette.

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Annual AMF prize for collaboration in financial education

As part of the implementation of the Action Plan under the Québec Financial Education Strategy, the AMF wants to encourage its partners to undertake co-operative and collaborative projects to broaden the scope of their initiatives. The prize will be awarded during Financial Education Day.

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Do have any comments or suggestions? Would you like to post information in our section for financial education experts?  Contact Mme Anne-Bianca Morissette.

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