The European Money Quiz takes place for a first time in 2018 as a European-wide competition to improve the financial literacy of children at the age of 13 to 15 years old. The quiz is expected to attract thousands of kids in 30 countries.
The competition takes place in two phases. First, national competitions with classrooms or their representatives competing directly against each other during a live online event supported by Kahoot!, the online learning company.
Two students representing each national winner will be invited play in the European final of the European Money Quiz on Tuesday 8 May in Brussels.
National competitions are held in the following 30 countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
Classrooms in each of these countries can sign up to play against each other simultaneously via a live Kahoot! in March. The classroom that is the smartest and the quickest, the best and fastest provider of the correct answers to 10 to 15 questions, will be named the national winner. Two students from this classroom get to take part in the European final in Brussels.
National banking associations in these countries are actively involved, either as organisers or as partners of national educational authorities supporting the quiz. The banking associations also make possible the participation of their national winner in the European final, offering to pay the cost of travel and accommodation for two students and a chaperone (teacher or parent).
If you want to sign up talk to your teacher. He or she can sign up for the European Money Quiz by contacting the national banking association in your country. Check the map on the bottom of this page to find yours.