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By Alex Gregg - February, 11th 2015

'Character, Culture and Values' conference registration now live!

Press release:  Supporting the development of character and values is a responsibility shared by all: parents, young people, teachers, youth workers, employers and communities. On 15th & 16th June, Glasgow will...

Studies from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have found that teachers' self-belief is key to improving education.

A Lesson in Politics

Written by | Monday, 30 March 2015

Thoughts of politics classes at University or in school don’t always conjure up great memories for everyone – scenes of stuffy lecture theatres, hordes of facts and figures about past governments and policies you don’t really have a huge interest in; politics have never really been veered to the young, eager learner – until now.

What Motivates Learning?

Written by | Friday, 27 March 2015

"The role of character is often misunderstood and its importance somewhat overstated."

A motivated and dedicated class of P6s from St George's Primary in Glasgow are hoping to walk over and under as many bridges as possible to raise money and awareness for Glasgow South West Foodbank. 

24 year-old Stephanie Stevens, former nurse at Kirkcaldy's Victoria Hospital is inviting people to get fighting fit and make some money for charity, Enliven Mama Africa in Cupar. Stephanie says, "They see us as a gift from God."

"Youth have far too long been the lost demographic." 

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