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News Budget 2013: news and resources round up
How will the budget affect you, your students and your wider community? These news stories, multimedia and teaching resources will help you explore George Osborne's fourth budget
We've got £612bn coming in and £720bn coming out in budget 2013 (and a trifling £108bn extra being borrowed to kind of balance the books) but exactly what's being spent where and who is going to bear the brunt of this year's budget?
Here we round up the best budget news stories, interactives, multimedia and teaching resources for overview and insight in the maths, economics, citizenship and politics classroom - and beyond - with a special focus on the impact on young people.
From the Guardian
Budget 2013 at a glance: 10 key points
All you really need to know about the main measures in chancellor George Osborne's budget.
Budget 2013, Osborne goes for populist budget
A few more details on the chancellor's dash to swing marginal seats with sweeteners for homebuyers, motorists and beer drinkers as he aims to temper economic gloom. Comments make great reading.
Budget 2013 video analysis
This Guardian's panel of experts explains every aspect of George Osborne's budget statement in this fantastic video interactive. Of particular interest is James Ball on how the budget affects young people - who don't get much joy from this year's budget - and Patrick Butler on inequality.
Budget 2013, what's the impact?
Will the budget put money in your pocket or take it away? Great examples of how it affects different household/family setups - lots of numbers to crunch for maths lessons and citizenship.
Balancing the budget - interactive guide
Explore how Osborne's budget has affected where the money's coming in and going out with this interactive guide.
Budget reality check
Guardian writers test the validity of some the key assertions made by George Osborne in his budget speech. Great lesson in how statistics can be twisted to suit almost any agenda.
Osborne on Twitter: the best responses
Okay the chancellor gained 10,000 followers an hour after his inaugural tweet on Wednesday morning, but his welcome to the Twitter community was, let's say, rather frigid. Here are some of the most amusing responses to @George_Osborne's debut.
Cartoonist Steve Bell's take on the budget 2013.
On the Guardian Teacher Network
The budget news in focus
A ready-made PowerPoint of photographs and graphics to explore George Osborne's role, taxation, budget process, government borrowing, government spending and fun budget facts.
A guide written for students to explain on budget basics, answering such questions as what is the deficit?
Youth Budget 2013
The Citizenship Foundation asked young people across the UK how they would spend the nation's purse if they had control of it - this article explains the results.
What's the price of education?
Fantastic lesson from the Citizenship Foundation's Paying For It series uses real life examples of how the budget for education impacts on students' lives. Students get to handle a mock school budget.
Financial education icebreakers
Practical ideas and activities to kick-start your financial education lessons.
Best of the web
HM Treasury budget 2013
Straight from the horse's mouth - documents, chancellor's statements, stats and infographics setting out the government's plans and decisions on this year's budget.
Youth Budget 2013 winner
The ideas from the winner and the runners up for the Citizenship Foundation's Chance to be chancellor competition make great viewing - and a prompt for your students' own budget musings. Hopefully this will inspire them to get involved next year.
Paying for It
A range of fantastic lesson plans, teacher training and an interactive website to develop an awareness of the economy.
Mybnk is a charity who deliver financial and enterprise education to 11-25 year-olds in schools and youth organisation - definitely worth checking out.
Budget 2013: the hangover
It's interesting to compare coverage of the budget from different papers in class. Here The Sun basks in the glory that their Axe the Beer Tax and Keep It Down (that's petrol prices) seem to have won over the chancellor.