Financial education: we launch ‘11Onze School’

At 11Onze we have set ourselves the goal of teaching how finances work, because we want to be a tool for Catalonia and because it is essential for citizens to have a good financial education. That is why we have set up the ‘11Onze School’ project. Institut Cendrassos was the first school to receive a training session. We explain how to join our educational programme!

 

The financial system is the great unknown and, even more so, the world of fintech. That’s why at 11Onze we have made a range of basic knowledge about economy through the Learn section, with courses, training sessions and the documentary series ‘El Diner’. Now, we are going a step further to extend financial education with ‘11Onze School’.

We have launched the initiative with a virtual talk by 11Onze agents Mireia Cano and Coral Santacruz. The session allowed the students of the Higher Level Training Cycle in Transport and Logistics at the Cendrassos Institute in Figueres (Girona) to learn about what a fintech is and the current context of finance. To do so, the 11Onze team first explained the key concepts of the economy and then the various payment systems that exist. “The telematic session was very interesting. I can only thank 11Onze for their work,” Professor Medard Oriol says.

In this first session, 11Onze agents were able to observe a growing interest and confidence in the world of cryptocurrencies, while, on the other hand, there is very little knowledge about how money actually moves. “Questions started to arise early on, some of them related to physical currency and scriptural currency, a concept that not everyone is familiar with, but which we immediately associate with shares or cryptocurrencies,” Mireia Cano says.

For young people, digital banking is no longer a mystery, although many are surprised to see all the processes behind it. “Young people are beginning to have their first contact with money through their personal accounts and they have a more direct relationship than a few years ago. Almost all of them have the financial application on their mobile phones and this offers them more proximity,” Cano explains.

Also, in the session, agents have detailed how the Deposit Guarantee Fund would have to protect our savings in case of bank failure. “And the big question came up: ‘Who puts up this money?’,” the agent recalls. The question perfectly exemplifies the importance of fintechs compared to traditional banks, because they guarantee the money 100% in case of bankruptcy, because of the technological security they offer and because of the proximity with which they treat their clients.

 

Are you interested in economics? Write to us!

‘11Onze School’ offers training sessions on the world of fintech in educational centres, companies and professional schools. If you are interested in receiving a training session by 11Onze professionals, please contact us at [email protected].

 

11Onze is the fintech community of Catalonia. Open an account by downloading the super app El Canut on Android and Apple and join the revolution!

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  1. Daniela SimónDaniela Simón says:
  2. Pere SorianoPere Soriano says:
    Pere

    Molt interessant. Ensenyar i invertir esforços en la comunitat. D’aquí poc temps esperem recollir el fruits per benefici de tots. Gràcies.

    • AlbertAlbert says:
      Albert

      Gràcies, Pere! Esperem així que les noves generacions ja no estaran tan enganyades financerament com ho hem estat nosaltres.

      6 months ago
  3. Manuel Bullich BuenoManuel Bullich Bueno says:
    Manel

    👏👏 Molt bona iniciativa!!! Els clients d’11Onze no podem accedir a aquestes xerrades?

  4. Laura León AmatLaura León Amat says:
    Laura

    Molt bona iniciativa anar formant als joves

  5. Ricard Calvo VilanovaRicard Calvo Vilanova says:
    • Jordi CollJordi Coll says:
      Jordi

      Celebrem que t’agradi, i moltes gràcies pel teu comentari, Ricard.

      7 months ago
  6. Santiago AlcoverroSantiago Alcoverro says:
    Santiago

    Enhorabona. Excel·lent iniciativa!

  7. Carles SantacruzCarles Santacruz says:
    Carles

    Una gran feina 👌

  8. Antonio AmatllerAntonio Amatller says:
    Antoni

    Una iniciativa genial, de veres, fa goig… ara, si em permeteu donar un consell… si es vol rendibilitat, criptos sí, sempre que s’entengui la seva volatilitat i riscos i com entrar-ne i sortir-ne, però si el que es busca és refugi, ergo posar els diners a bon esguard, fugiu de les criptos com de la pesta. Hi ha refugis molt més segurs. La cripto ’com a refugi’ és jugar a la ruleta russa estant de borratxera.

  9. alicia Coiduras Charlesalicia Coiduras Charles says:
    alicia

    11Once capdavanter en la formació i educació financera ,una idea genial us felicito

    • Antonio AmatllerAntonio Amatller says:
      Antoni

      Cert, una iniciativa genial. Amb informació de qualitat. Jo ho estic gaudint com un nan!

      6 months ago
    • Jordi Oller says:

      L’educació és l’arma ens empodera a tots. Gràcies, Alícia.

      7 months ago
  10. Mercè ComasMercè Comas says:
    Mercè

    11Onze i la Comunitat no és bla bla bla….Són fets. Organitzant un nou país.
    Gràcies
    Qui sap si obrint les ments a noves matèries alguns troben on i amb què realment voldrien treballar.

    • Jordi Oller says:

      Així és Mercè, l’educació financera hauria de ser una matèria obligatòria pel nostre jovent. Gràcies per comentar.

      7 months ago
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  12. Joan Santacruz CarlúsJoan Santacruz Carlús says:
  13. Daniela SimónDaniela Simón says:

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