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Teachers' resources: Lesson 5

Image of teacher with students and computersThis lesson concentrates on the Consumer Protection Act 2007. It is designed to be delivered in 40 minutes, and is based on the following key resources:

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Additional resources

The following are useful resources about the Act and the role of the National Consumer Agency

Homework assignment

Students to use the website to research common consumer scams that they need to be aware of. These resources about scams include:

  • The Scams section of - this includes guides to phishing, chain letters and other top scams
  • A guide about pyramid schemes, which are among the scams expressly banned under the Act

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