Teachers

The "Talking money in class!" contest

Hold an in-class activity from October 15, 2018 to February 15, 2019 and stand the chance to win one of 5 $1,000 cash prizes.

Tesaffaires.com and the Autorité des marchés financiers (the “AMF”) are inviting teachers at the primary, secondary, adult education and CEGEP levels to incorporate the concepts of money, budgeting, investment or credit into their courses or teaching activities.

How to register? It's easy!

  1. Choose one of the tools from the list below.
  2. Test this tool in your classroom.
  3. Fill in the contest entry form before February 15, 2019.
    One entry per tool will be accepted. 


The draw will take place on February 20, 2019.
Contest Rules.  

Select one of these tools/activities:

Tools – Primary EducationCyclesActivities

Dollar $ense! (GRICS)

All cycles

Learning activities. To help students build the foundations for financial literacy.

Finance P.G.L. (Fondation P.G.L.)
(Available in French only)

All cycles

On-line activities on three themes: employment, water, and education for a better world.

Charly & Max Get Involved! (Desjardins)

All cycles

Interactive game to help children ages 6 to 11 manage their first dollars.

Zone enseignants (Office de la protection du consommateur)

All cycles

Teaching activities for classroom discussions about advertising and responsible consumer behavior.

Treasure Academy

Cycle Three

Turnkey personal finance education program. Offered as classroom or extracurricular activities.

Chartered Professional Accountants Canada

Cycle Three

Canadian School Workshops Program.

Tools – Secondary EducationCyclesActivities

Treasure Academy

All cycles

Turnkey personal finance education program. Offered as classroom or extracurricular activities.

Bourstad (Cirano)

All cycles

Opportunity to learn about the stock market through an on-line simulation.

Money Fair (Canadian Foundation for Economic Education)

All cycles

Teacher’s guide for organizing a money fair at school.

Chartered Professional Accountants Canada

All cycles

Canadian School Workshops Program.

Finance P.G.L. (Fondation P.G.L.)
(Available in French only)

Cycle One

On-line activities on three themes: employment, water, and education for a better world.

Secondary School Financial Education Program: Complementary teaching activities (AMF, CNESST, OPC and RQ)

Cycle Two

Learning situations adapted to young people’s reality and designed to build on the Takes a position on a financial issue competency.

Teacher Zone (Office de la protection du consommateur)

Cycle Two

Teaching activities for classroom discussions about credit, advertising, consumer rights and remedies, responsible consumer behavior and financial education.

Personal Finance: I’m in Charge (Desjardins)

Cycle Two

A skills-development program with 16 tailored modules offered for free by local community organizations.

Your Money (Canadian Bankers Association)

Cycle Two

Free 50-minute in-class seminar on key financial concepts facilitated by a banker volunteer.

Money and Youth (Canadian Foundation for Economic Education)

Cycle Two

Guide to help kids understand money and financial matters.

Tesaffaires.com calculators (Autorité des marchés financiers)

Cycle Two

Calculators to demonstrate financial concepts.

FinÉcolab (Cirano)

Secondary V

Interactive educational activities to help students understand a large number of economic concepts.

Ready, Set, Invest! – Éducaloi

Secondary V

Classroom workshop given by a legal professional.

Financial education – LEARN Québec

Secondary V

Teacher strategies and tools that fit the new Quebec program’s various "Financial Issues" and "Concepts". 

Tools – College and Adult Education Activities

Treasure Academy

Turnkey personal finance education program. Offered as classroom or extracurricular activities.

Bourstad (Cirano)

Opportunity to learn about the stock market through an on-line simulation.

FinÉcolab (Cirano)

Interactive educational activities to help students understand a large number of economic concepts.

Personal Finance: I’m in Charge (Desjardins)

A skills-development program with 16 tailored modules offered for free by local community organizations.

Tesaffaires.com calculators (Autorité des marchés financiers)

Calculators to demonstrate financial concepts.

All of the available tools are free except for the Bourstad contest, for which there is a small registration fee. However, Bourstad Anytime is free of charge.