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European Money Quiz and Economist Webinar 2024

European Money Quiz 2024

Registration is now open for the Irish Final of the European Money Quiz 2024 which will take place on Thursday 21st March. Click here to find out more about the quiz and how you can register your students to take part in the live online national final where students across Ireland will play directly against each other in real time using Kahoot! to win a chance to represent Ireland in the European Finals of the quiz on the 18th and 19th of April 2024.

Economist Webinar

BPFI will host its 7th annual Chief Economists Webinar in March 2024 – date and details will be confirmed soon. This is a fantastic opportunity for students in the Leaving Cert cycle to gain insights from Ireland’s top economists ahead of their exams. During the webinar economists from AIB and Bank of Ireland will each give a presentation on the top economics issues of the day which will be followed by a panel discussion.

European Money Quiz

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE IRISH FINAL 2024

Registration is now open for the Irish Final of The European Money Quiz 2024 – Europe’s biggest financial literacy competition to improve the financial literacy of 13–15-year-olds.

Teachers can register their school here to take part in the live online Irish final at 12 noon, Thursday 21st March when students across Ireland will play directly against each other in real time with Kahoot! to win a trip to Brussels where they will represent Ireland in the European finals of the quiz in April 2024.

How do I take part and how does the quiz work?

The quiz is open to students aged 13-15 years* who are looking to test their knowledge of finance and monetary issues. Students play in teams of two and all students are entitled to take part, irrespective of the subjects they are studying. 

Download the European Money Quiz 2024 flyer if you would like to promote the quiz in your school.

The 2024 competition will take place in two phases:

Irish Final

National competitions are held online in up to 28 countries across Europe, including in Ireland, to determine the finalists from each country who will travel to Brussels to participate in the European Final.

  • The Irish Final will be broadcast live on YouTube at 12 noon, Thursday 21st March 2024, organised by Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI).
  • Students across Ireland will play directly against each other in real time using Kahoot! learning platform.
  • Playing in teams of two, students must answer 15 financial education related questions with four possible answers to choose from. The quiz usually takes 10-15 minutes with 30-60 seconds to answer each question.
  • The team that answers the most correct questions in the fastest time wins.

* Participating students should be born after April 19, 2008 to join the competition. All students within the age category are entitled to compete, irrespective of their study subjects.

Prize: The winning team will be invited to travel to Brussels to represent Ireland in the European Finals on the 18th and 19th of April 2024. The travel expenses of this trip are part of the prize package and are sponsored by Banking & Payments Federation of Ireland. The team will also receive a trophy for their school. Subject to availability of the winning students a prize giving ceremony will take place at the offices of BPFI on a date in April 2024.

Last year, David Rath and Alex Jacewicz, second year students at Douglas Community School Cork won the 2023 Irish Final and headed to Brussels to represent Ireland in the European finals.

European Finals

  • National Winners will compete for the European championship in a final competition between all participating countries on the 18th and 19th of April 2024 in Brussels, organised by the European Banking Federation (EBF).
  • Similar to the national finals the team who answers the most correct questions in the fastest time win.

Prize: The winners of the European Finals will receive a cash prize for their school. Further details will be published shortly.

How can I enter?

European Money Week 2024

 The quiz takes place ahead of European Money Weekan annual initiative organised by the European Banking Federation, of which BPFI is a member, to promote financial education across Europe. Throughout one week in March each year, hundreds of activities are held in 30+ countries to promote financial literacy in Europe. This year Money Week is taking place from 18th to 24th March 2024.

Senior Economists Masterclass

BPFI will host its 7th annual Chief Economists Webinar at 11am on the 12th of March 2024 – teachers can register here.


This is a fantastic opportunity for students in the Leaving Cert cycle to gain insights from Ireland’s top economists ahead of their exams. During the webinar, economists from AIB and Bank of Ireland will each give a presentation on the key economics issues of the day which will be followed by a panel discussion. 

Who is speaking?

  • Moderator: Ali Ugur, Chief Economist, Banking & Payments Federation Ireland
  • Panelists: John Fahey, Senior Economist, AIB and Michael Crowley, Senior Economist, BOI

Agenda
11:00                 Introduction
11.05                 Presentation on global developments
11:20                 Presentation on Irish economy and housing
11:35                 Q&A
11:45                 Finish

Watch the masterclass from 2023 here, featuring Ali Ugur, Chief Economist, Banking & Payments Federation Ireland; John Fahey, Senior Economist, AIB; and Michael Crowley, Senior Economist, BOI. 

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Our Presidents

Cathy Bryce has been appointed President of Banking & Payments Federation Ireland and Fernando Vicario has been appointed the Chair of the Federation of International Banks in Ireland.

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