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By Alex Gregg - June, 23rd 2015

Character, Culture and Values Summary

On Monday 15th - Tuesday 16th June, 2015, Character Scotland welcomed over 200 delegates to the University of Glasgow to discuss ‘Character, Culture and Values’, the first event of its kind...

Learning the Language of Music

Written by | Tuesday, 21 July 2015

We already know the immense benefits of music for children's learning, character and mental health and now further research has focused on the benefits that musical training brings to literacy and speech skills. 

Scouting for Character

Written by | Friday, 10 July 2015

An article in TES has highlighted the enormous benefits of children who take part in the Scout Association and asked the important question: how can we provide fair opportunties and experiences of character education for all young people?

Whilst resilience is a key character trait to be built for all children, some children are more likely to need to execute this essential skill than others, particularly those from military families; but now a new tool will hope to make it easier for teachers to identify those that may need extra support.

Research from the University of Edinburgh has found that Scottish pupils come out fighting in comparison to other UK pupils when it comes to political engagement.

Barrett Values Centre

Written by | Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The brand new Barrett Values Centre website is now up. 

Colette Reilly, founder of Signature Strength, writes about her time at our recent Conference on 'Character, Culture and Values.' 

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