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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

Written by | Wednesday, 08 October 2014

What does an education system based on “values” and “character” look like? How do we enable good values-based learning? What resources can help us do this?

STEM Residential Camp

Written by | Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Character Scotland teamed up with SYHA Hostelling Scotland to support Liberton High School pupils on a residentual camp in October, 2014.  

Network Update Issue No.7

Written by | Friday, 05 September 2014

View Character Scotland's network update Issue No.7 (August2014)

Scottish Learning Festival 2014

Written by | Friday, 05 September 2014

Last week, Character Scotland had the pleasure of exhibiting at The Scottish Learning Festival in the SECC, Glasgow. It was a whirlwind two-day event with over 4000 delegates attending the 100+ seminars and visiting the 150 exhibitors.

What are your top character strengths?

Written by | Thursday, 04 September 2014

Ever wondered what your signature character strength might be? Could it be courage, perserverence, humour or love? Take the free VIA survey to find out your signature strengths, you may even surprise yourself! 

Few youth issues are truly new. Challenges associated with employment, drug use or teenage pregnancy have been with us for ever. The question of young people’s sexual decision-making has too. However, there are brand new environmental elements in this question. Young people now grow up in the pornosphere, with immediate and largely uninhibited access to electronic means for participation in voyeuristic and virtual sexual engagement of all descriptions, and with highly fluid potential for internet-facilitated face to face sexual hook-ups. Since the 1960’s there has also been a collapse of any clear consensus about sexual ethics other than vague references to consent.

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Character Research
Character Research

Research projects academic insight and comment.

Conference 2015
Conference 2015

International Conference on Character in Glasgow 2015

Worth a look
Worth a look

News from our partners and other places

Pathway Project
Pathway Project

Pathway Project: A Call for Evidence

Themes
Themes

Character and sport, business, education, more...

Organisations
Organisations

Organisational Members

Inspirational People
Inspirational People

Who do we admire and why?

About
About

Find out about Character Scotland

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Small Grant Scheme
Small Grant Scheme

Small grant funding for individuals and organisations

Character Awards
Character Awards

Awards for individuals and organisations

Character Strengths
Character Strengths

Discover your character strengths

Character Toolkit
Character Toolkit

Teaching resources, activities and links

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