Economic education has not been systematically taught in secondary school for several years in Quebec. Given the growing interest in the gamification of learning and the importance given by the training program to transversal skills and interdisciplinarity, the use of a serious game could however improve the situation.
The Center interuniversitaire de recherche en analyze des organizations (CIRANO) offers free interactive educational experiences in economic literacy, to be enjoyed on a computer or tablet, intended for secondary 5 and CEGEP classes.
Almost 5,000 high school students from across Canada took part in this year's budget consultations. Reducing debt, financing education and reducing family taxes are at the heart of young people's concerns.
Conferences with an economic flavor, summer camps at the Beauce School of Entrepreneurship, Club for entrepreneurial succession, the Collège François-de-Laval has decided to introduce its students to the business world.