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INJAZ, Brookings Institution launch financial education lab

By JT - Apr 22,2019 - Last updated at Apr 22,2019

AMMAN — INJAZ and the Centre for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution on Monday launched a development and expansion laboratory in Jordan. The lab aims to help develop tools and instructions for policymakers on how to expand the scope a financial education programmes in schools.

The endeavour was the result of a partnership between the Education Ministry, the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) and INJAZ, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The financial education programme was launched in 2015 with the aim of providing students with knowledge and skills to enable them to make effective and appropriate financial decisions in their daily lives, according to Petra. INJAZ CEO Deema Bibi said that the laboratory was the first of its kind in the region, noting that the programme will provide opportunities for students in the early stages of their work towards entrepreneurship.

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