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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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Reaching for Gold

Written by | Tuesday, 07 January 2014

Reaching for Gold, our book from 2012, which brings together work by secondary school students (and a few primary pupils) from the Inspire-Aspire Olympic and Paralympic Values Programme, which ran in over 100 schools in 2011 and involved about 15,00 students.

 

View the book online

Inspired Magazine Vol 1 (2011)

Written by | Tuesday, 07 January 2014

For each year of the programme we capture the work of young people from across the UK in our unique awards magazine. The magazine features content and images from the schools who are taking part in the awards programme. It provides readers with an insight into how young people are being inspired by London 2012 to develop their aspirations and learn about the character qualities they will need to achieve them.

 

View the digital edition.

Character in Action

Written by | Wednesday, 02 October 2013

The ‘Character in Action’ event was the first event of its kind ever to be held in Scotland: a multi-sector consultation specifically on character and values. The aim of the event was to engage potential stakeholders and interested parties, to outline plans for the Character Development Network and to ask for input and feedback. A full report on this event can be viewed here...

Inspire>Aspire, a project of Character Scotland, has been running since 2010. In that time, over 75,000 school pupils across the UK have taken part in the poster competition.

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