29 July, 2020

Event details:

When: The event will be held on 29 July, 2020 to 30 July, 2020, and the schedule will be from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Online
Organisation: Financial Justice Ireland
Theme: Debt, Infrastructure, Natural resources, and Private finance
Summary: An online conference exploring tools, methods and activities for educating citizens on the topic of financial

Join us

Educating Citizens for Financial Justices is an online conference exploring tools, methods and activities for educating citizens on the topic of financial justice.

Financial justice

The event will take place over two days.

The first day is for CFJ participants and invited external stakeholders, and takes place on Wednesday 29th atJuly, 10am – 1.30pm (CET), 9am – 12.30pm (Dublin/London/Lisbon)

The second day is for CFJ members exclusively, and takes place on Thusrday 30th July at 10:00 am- 1.30pm (Brussels/Berlin/Barcelona) / 09:00am-12:30 pm (Dublin/Lisbon/London).


Draft Timetable: Day 1 (CFJ participants and invited external stakeholders)

09:00-09:30 /

10.00-10.30 am

Introduction and Keynote Address

Why do we need to focus on Financial Justice in education? Why is it important?  Difficulties, perceptions, challenges of working with it as an issue, complexity, perceived irrelevance, issue with it not seeming like a ‘hopeful’ topic.



Educating Citizens for Financial Justice: Engaging with the Formal Education Sector  

CFJ Partner case studies on producing teaching resources and linking with national curriculums, and engaging with the formal education sectors

Panel discussion including experts from national curriculum authorities, educators working in university/teacher training institutions, and teachers/trainers who have integrated economic & financial justice into their classrooms

Q & A with all panelists together/in zoom chat? (10 min)


12.00 – 12.50

Informal Sector: How to engage people on financial justice in the informal sector

Speakers to include experts on Pedagogy and Economic Education, best practice case studies of educating citizens about economic justice in the informal sector, and examples of creative methods for informal financial justice education.

Q & A / Plenary discussion about opportunities to engage community groups

11.50 – 12.30 / 12.50 – 1.30 Breakout sessions – trialling resources

Small group peer learning opportunity, trialling different economic justice education activities

Plenary feedback


Draft timetable, day 2: CFJ participants only

09:00 – 10:00 / 10.00 – 11.00 Educational resource ‘marketplace’

Opportunities to share resources / identify resources for translation

Breakout groups to examine resources on various financial justice topics – debt, tax, privatisation etc.

Plenary discussion

10.00 – 11.30 / 11.00 – 12.30 Future collaboration on educational activity

Funding opportunities for DE education work.

Presentations from CFJ members about funding they have received/are interested in applying for

Discussion of possible funding collaboration

Discussion on DEAR – possibility for joint work if there is a new DEAR call, identifying areas of interest – 15 minutes

Future collaboration between CFJ participants

Breakout group discussions to talk about potential future joint working – e.g. group to talk about potential formal sector collaboration, potential informal sector collaboration, potential collaboration on tools for debt  (5 minutes)

11.30 – 12  /

12.30 – 1

Presenting  the research into the resource produced about doing online financial justice work – 15 min