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By Character Scotland - November, 3rd 2014

Talent Dynamics and how they can help empower the youth of today

Last week, Inspire Aspire’s very own Julie Thompson embarked on a two day course with Talent Dynamics. After passing the UK Flow Consultant Workshop, she is now prepared and qualified...

Uniting against Bullying

Written by | Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Following the news of BeatBullying entering liquidation earlier this year, two of the UK's biggest anti-bullying charities have joined forces to support young people and provide assistance for victims of bullying.

Read On. Get On.

Written by | Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Save the Children have launched a great campaign to petition for all children to be able to read by the age of 11 called, "Read On. Get On." 

Why the Book is still alive

Written by | Tuesday, 25 November 2014

 Recently the media have been divided on the importance of creativity, reading and humanities courses within the curriculum at UK schools. Education secretary, Nicky Morgan, commented, “Arts subjects limit career choices,” whilst others have questioned this, arguing that creativity is necessary for innovation in the economy. Scottish Book Week this week brings a variety of events across Scotland to celebrate writers, books and stories everywhere.

New reports from Research in Practice have found that older children are likely to be at risk of failing child protection systems because they aren't given focus. 

This week marks the start of Book Week Scotland - a week of celebrating books and reading from 24-30th November. With events ranging from special screenings of Paddington Bear to bookswaps in Aberdeen. We take a look at why reading is so important for the self-development of young people. 

Anti-Bullying Week

Written by | Friday, 14 November 2014

Anti-Bullying week starts this week (17th-24th November) and after reports emerged this year that victims of cyber-bullying had doubled in a year it is more important to raise awareness than ever. 

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