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Character Scotland is an educational charity formed in 2009 by a group of academics, educationalists and local entrepreneurs. The Character Scotland Network is an informal group of organisations, professionals, practitioners and members of the public who are enthusiastic about personal development and dedicated to supporting the cultivation and recognition of character attributes in Scotland. The Character Scotland website is a central resource of news and information from the charity and the wider network on the subject of character and values.

 

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Values & Education Conference 2014 follow-up

Written by | Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Last week Character Scotland co-hosted the Values Education conference with Public Interest Research Centre (PIRC), Learning for Sustainability Scotland and Lifeworlds Learning. The two day conference covered practice in values and character education from a variety of spectrums, cross-sectoral networking and taking a look at current and potential future policies regarding values in school education.

Questions of Character - 27th Jan 2015

Written by | Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Questions of Character: supporting children and young people to flourish.

 

A discussion event brought to you in partnership by Character Scotland, SELMAS and the School of Education, University of Strathclyde.

 

Date and Venue

27th January 2015, 5pm-7pm

University of Strathclyde, Court Senate, Collins Building, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XQ

 

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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 to figure out who an individual really is, and what sort of tasks they should be doing in the workplace to increase productivity and personal satisfaction.

Character Scotland Executive Officer Gary Walsh last week attended the Global Conference on Character Education in Geneva, Switzerland with Dr John Allan of SQA. 

In exciting news, we are proud to announce that we are the first third sector organisation in Scotland to be awarded with the Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation. 

Character, STEM and Outdoor Learning

Written by | Wednesday, 08 October 2014

Character Scotland visited an enthusiastic group of Liberton High School S3 pupils during their funded STEM Residential Camp - a unique programme delivered by SYHA Hostelling Scotland and their partners - on October 7th, 2014.

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