ZUU Co., Ltd.
Provided “Financial Education Experience Program” to Tokyo
Metropolitan Board of Education “Project to Make Children Smile”
ZUU Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Meguro-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Kazunari Tomita, hereinafter “our company”) is the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education’s “Make Children Smile” initiative for the purpose of promoting active support in financial education. Project *1”, in collaboration with Nippon Travel Agency Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Yoshimitsu Koyano, hereinafter “Nippon Travel”), “Financial Education Experience” for elementary, junior high and high schools We are pleased to inform you that the program Implementation background
With the purpose of “eliminating the opportunity gap and creating a world where we can take on challenges in a sustainable manner,” we aim to eliminate the “financial information asymmetry” and have supported the improvement of financial literacy through the provision of various services and content. rice field. In recent years, in addition to the spread of various payment methods other than cash, such as digital payments and mobile money, due to the revision of the Civil Code, the age of majority will be changed from 20 to 18 from April 2022. There is an increasing interest in In addition, from April 2022, “financial education” will be added to the study guidelines for higher education, and we believe that it is necessary to promote financial education through industry-government-academia-finance cooperation.
In addition, the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education’s “Project to Make Children Smile” for children who have limited school life such as relationships with friends and events due to the corona wreck is being promoted at public and private elementary and junior high schools We provide opportunities for various hands-on activities for high schools and special support schools.
We support the purpose of the “Project to Make Children Smile” and develop and provide the “Financial Education Experience Program” to help children learn about the fun of learning the correct knowledge about money and realize their dreams and goals. We will contribute to the creation of educational opportunities that create a better future for Japan, with the aim of finding and taking on challenges and acquiring the power to live in a highly uncertain global society. The first program is scheduled to be held on January 19, 2023 for Tokyo Metropolitan Josui High School.
the next deployment
While striving to promote the spread of financial education through the “Project to Make Children Smile”, we will collect and disseminate information on financial education for elementary, middle and high school students, which until now has been conducted independently by financial institutions, Fintech companies, and industry groups. We have started considering the construction of a site that will be useful for financial education and the development of supplementary teaching materials for financial education.
*1 Website of the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education “Project to Make Children Smile”
https://www.kyoiku.metro.tokyo.lg.jp/school/content/children_smile_project.html ■ ZUU Co., Ltd. Corporate Profile
Company name: ZUU Co., Ltd. (https://zuu.co.jp/)
Representative: Kazunari Tomita, Representative Director
Location: Sumitomo Realty & Development Aobadai Tower 9F, 3-6-28 Aobadai, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Capital: 880 million yen *As of the end of September 2022
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