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What is Debt?

Exploring both personal and sovereign debt.

Overview

Students will explore issues around money, personal and sovereign debt and consider the impact government borrowing has on future generations.

By the end of the lesson students will be able to:

  • Describe what debt is and why someone might find themselves in debt
  • Explain the difference between personal and sovereign debt
  • Examine the impact of personal and sovereign debt

This lesson forms part of our wider collection of Economic and Financial Literacy teaching resources.

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