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  • Education zone

    Education zone provides resources to Australian teachers to help you teach tax and superannuation in your school.

    School education program

    Our vision is that every child will understand and value our tax and superannuation systems by the time they start working or leave school.

    We offer free secondary school webinar presentations for students or teachers about how the Australian tax and superannuation systems work.

    We have worked with teachers to develop free educational resources to help you teach tax and super in both primary and secondary schools. The content is mapped to the curriculum and is interactive with lesson plans for both online and paper activities.

    Our primary school resource Paying It Forward focuses on teaching values and actions to help establish strong foundations for learning about tax and super.

    Our secondary school resource Tax, Super + You is a complete learning management system and includes fun, animated and interactive elements designed to appeal to students.

    You can help teach our children the basics of tax and super in only a few hours per year using our free educational resources.

    You can also ask ATO CommunityExternal Link about tax and super education in schools.

    For more information or to provide feedback or suggestions about our education resources, email

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    Research to support teaching tax and super in schools

    We have commissioned research that shows that young people have been leaving school without sufficient education in tax and super.

    There is almost universal support for the inclusion of education about tax and super in the school curriculum from parents and the wider community. The majority of those surveyed believed that knowledge about tax and super is a critical life skill for young people.

    It is widely agreed that education about tax and super should be the responsibility of both parents and schools. 95% of parents and the wider community think that learning about tax and super should be included in the curriculum (Kantar Public 2018).

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    Last modified: 25 Nov 2020QC 25232