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By David Lorimer - August, 5th 2014

The character of Scotland on display at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Character Scotland Chief Executive David Lorimer attended the dress rehersal for the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games and had this to say of the experience. 

The Radical Road

Written by | Monday, 01 September 2014

This article from Tila Morris presents a reflection on the concept of character education and whether it can be successfully implemented without radical change in the education system. She also invites you to become a member of the Character Scotland network:

Great British beach clean

Written by | Friday, 29 August 2014

The Marine Conservation Society UK are hosting a nationwide beach cleanup in September. To find out more click here...

Martin's worldwide collection cup

Written by | Friday, 29 August 2014

Sandy McIntosh of Glasgow has created a crowdfunding campaign to help get homless man Martin off the streets after a bad run of luck. Read full details of this amazing act of kindness here...

What makes a good teacher?

Written by | Friday, 29 August 2014

There is always that one teacher that you think is great - while everybody thinks different teachers are great for different reasons - but what makes them a good teacher in your eyes?

This blog post discusses the impact a compassionate classroom can have on the individual. A compassion-based education is not focused on filling-in-the-blanks; it is focused on filling in the person.  Compassionate classrooms are sources of 'real strength' in education for 'what is soft is strong.' 

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