Thank you to all the delegates and speakers who attended the 2019 ACE Annual Conference at Northampton Academy on Friday, 12th July. We were very pleased with another successful conference and look forwards to seeing you next year. The workshop and keynote presentations are available to ACE Members and event delegates through the link below.
All ACE Members have access to the archived Character Matters e-Journal. The first issue of the e-Journal was published in June 2016 and launched at the Annual Conference at the University of Birmingham School.
'I believe that teaching succeeds where punishment fails and that zero tolerance, suspensions and expulsions are a pathway to prison. We cannot afford to continue to let children fail because we have not taught them how to behave. If not us, who and if not now, when?' Rusty May Possibly our first review
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
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
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
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
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
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
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