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PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened on October 23, 2014 for the fifth PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Dec. 5-7. Educators interested in applying may do so through the online application process.
PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School Kick Off Fourth Financial Capability and Leadership Training Seminar for High School Educators
SAN FRANCISCO, June 16, 2014 – PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) today welcomed nearly 120 high school educators to the PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The purpose of the biannual, three-day training seminar is to deepen educators’ subject-matter knowledge of how to effectively teach basic, yet critical, financial and leadership skills students will need to thrive. Taking place at Wharton | San Francisco, the west coast campus of the Wharton School of … Continue reading
Knowledge@Wharton High School and Aberdeen Asset Management announce that High Technology High School of Lincroft, N.J., Northwest High School of Germantown, Md., and Korea International School of Pangyo, South Korea, have won the 2013-2014 KWHS/Aberdeen Investment Competition.
PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2014—The top 10 finalist teams have been announced in the KWHS-Aberdeen 2014 Investment Competition. The competition, run by Knowledge@Wharton High School and sponsored by Aberdeen Asset Management, kicked off back in December 2013. For the next 22 weeks, more than 60 teams from 17 different high schools built portfolios through the Wharton OTIS stock-trading simulation and developed strategies using the investment concepts they were learning in class. Trading ended in early May, and student teams submitted final … Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2013 – Knowledge@Wharton High School and Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. (“Aberdeen”), a global asset management firm with U.S. headquarters in Philadelphia, are pleased to announce that William W. Bodine High School of Philadelphia and Montgomery Blair High School of Silver Spring, Maryland, have won the 2013 Investment Competition in the Philadelphia and National Team categories respectively. Teams from William W. Bodine and Montgomery Blair were selected from among an elite group of more than 18 high schools … Continue reading
PwC and Knowledge@Wharton High School Seminar Engages New Cohort of High School Educators Committed to Strengthening Business and Financial Leadership
Teachers, principals and administrators gathered at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on Oct. 25, 26 and 27 for a one-of-a-kind professional development opportunity designed to enhance their ability to instill critical lessons in leadership, entrepreneurship, business and financial responsibility in the classroom.
A group of aspiring financial wizards got to experience the inner workings of an asset management firm on June 1, when 15 high school students and their teachers arrived at the offices of Aberdeen Asset Management in downtown Philadelphia. The students, representing IMHOTEP Charter School, MAST Community Charter and Furness High School – all located in Philadelphia – were among the top-performing teams in the Knowledge@Wharton High School Philadelphia Investment Competition, sponsored by Aberdeen.
April, 2012 Four Philadelphia School district high school students attended a most unique after-school activity last week. Kevin Gonzalez, Vincent Carambo, Ivann Anderson and Kimberley Stennet, juniors at Bodine High School in Philadelphia, went to City Hall on April 18 to meet with Mayor Michael Nutter. The students were the winners of the Philadelphia Entrepreneurship Challenge, a competition run by Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), an initiative of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania that promotes financial literacy, entrepreneurship … Continue reading