NBSE & NSE Academy to introduce FLC for Class IX students
NSE Academy and the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) have joined hands to impart financial literacy to Class IX students throughout Nagaland. From the 2017 session, NBSE has made NSE academy’s financial literacy course compulsory for the students of Class IX, for all higher secondary schools under the Board.
The Financial literacy course called Concepts of Financial Literacy has been designed by NSE Academy and will help in familiarizing students about the basics of Finance and Financial Planning.
As part of the initiative NSE Academy conducts training of the teachers, who then teach the course to the students of Class IX in NBSE registered schools. For the 2017 academic session, teachers from 167 schools affiliated to the Nagaland Board have been trained at the Board’s office in Kohima by NSE Academy faculty.
Asano Sekhose, Chairman, NBSE said that the Board has taken the decision to make Financial Literacy compulsory for Class IX in all higher secondary schools as it felt that financial empowerment at a young age is very important if they are to improve the quality of life. The objective of the course is to help the students acquire necessary life skill and prepare them to learn about the basics of financial management and discipline.
Chief Business Development NSE and CEO, NSE Academy Ravi Varanasi said “NSE Academy is committed to increasing financial literacy among secondary school students across the country. The Nagaland Board has played a very positive role by making the Financial Literacy course compulsory for students of Class IX. We hope this course will sensitize students about money management and financial planning, to build a sound financial future. In addition they can also pursue career options in the financial sector, after studying these courses run by NSE Academy.” (EOIC)