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Guide: Using the Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues Primary Programme of Study Part 2 Autumn Term planning

Introduction The Jubilee Centre produces two programmes of study for character education. The Primary programme is more recent and is divided by term and separated into individual year groups. The author has designed the programme to enable all year groups to study the same character quality or virtue at any one time. This

By |2019-06-04T12:43:03+00:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Teaching Character Through Music

Introduction Drawing inspiration from The Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues publication on Teaching Character Through Subjects this article focuses on music. The project that led to this publication was funded by the DfE and involved over thirty secondary schools from across England in developing resources that could be used for delivering high

By |2019-06-04T12:41:52+00:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Tutorial: Teaching Character Through Geography

Introduction Drawing inspiration from The Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues publication on Teaching Character Through Subjects this article focuses on geography. The project that led to this publication was funded by the DfE and involved over thirty secondary schools from across England in developing resources that could be used for delivering high

By |2019-06-04T12:45:18+00:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Archive Thought Piece: STEMpathy by Fabian di Fabiani

The 21stCentury technology revolution has transformed the way most people live, the development of A.I and automation pose profound and difficult questions for humanity. One such question is “If machines can match human thinking, what does it mean to be human?” The very nature of humanity is seemingly up for redefinition. Rather than fearing

By |2019-06-04T12:46:34+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Archive: What Sport can Teach Schools about Actively Embedding Character by Elizabeth Wright

Even though my life has been varied in experiences and goal achievement, I always come back to my sporting experiences, and ultimately what they taught me and how they have impacted on the rest of my life. When I was a swimmer I was regularly practicing and habituating character traits, through the act of

By |2019-06-04T12:46:52+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Student Perspectives: Character Education at Aylesbury Grammar School

Editor's note: It is so important to remember the voice of those we work with. In this article a student from Aylesbury Grammar School reflects on a few key events that have helped shape his journey. We are always looking for great features from students and young adults. If you have any thought then

By |2019-06-04T12:48:22+00:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Archive Resource: TED-Ed Club Leckie – A Culmination of Character by Hollie Jones

As the year draws to a close and school has begun to wind down, it’s been a time of positive reflection for the TED-Ed Club on all that they have accomplished and how far they have come. It was a privilege to sit in on their discussion during the last meeting, as they sat

By |2019-06-04T12:50:54+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Archive Piece: Raising Kind Kids: 5 Things We Can Do by Thomas Lickona

Kindness is a teachable virtue, but parents and teachers have to make it a priority.  Here are five ways to do that: Use the language of kindness. This will help to convey kindness as an important value and expectation.  For example: ‘Would you be kind enough to help pick up?’ ‘That was a

By |2019-06-04T12:51:20+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

Key Thoughts on Character Education from Sophie McPhee [@TheOther16Hours]

School is such an enriching place to be in the 21st century. In my own (secondary) school, pupils can travel as far afield as Sri Lanka, or even get an immersive cultural experience within their classroom, through Chinese performance art workshops, for example. I go out to local primary schools on a weekly basis

By |2019-06-04T12:49:36+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News|0 Comments

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh handing over patronage of The Outward Bound Trust

At The Outward Bound Trust Board Meeting yesterday, it was announced that The Duke of Edinburgh is handing over the Patronage of the outdoor educational charity, The Outward Bound Trust, to which His Royal Highness has given 65 years of service and unwavering personal commitment. The Duke of Edinburgh will be succeeded as Patron

By |2019-06-04T12:44:15+00:00March 24th, 2019|Categories: Featured, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments