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We wish to create a collaborative resource and practice sharing area for teachers, youth workers, employers of young people: all of whom are central to young people's character development. Items can be freely accessed and used in a variety of settings including schools, youth groups, businesses, charities and other organisations. 

 

Teachers, youth workers, community practitioners, charities and employers of young people are invited to email communications@character-scotland.org.uk to add any items or tweet us @CharacterScot

Links

Written by | Monday, 06 January 2014

See a list of websites dealing with the topics of character, values and related areas across the globe. Websites are listed by country.

Developing Global Schools in China: East meets West was published after almost 2 years of collaboration between over 50 educators in the UK and China. The book shares the experiences of 'Learning Together' for Developing Global Schools.

Defining "Resilience:" is it a quality or a process?

Values: 58 Ideas We Live By

Written by | Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Values: 58 Ideas We Live By are a pack of visually stunning cards with simple illustrations which convey 58 different values like love, creativity, curiosity and spirituality. 

The Trousers of Truthfulness

Written by | Thursday, 19 February 2015

The Trousers of Truthfulness is an enthralling, interactive experience designed to strengthen good character in young readers. Goody Woody the Cowboy Teddy discovers that his little brother Jack has a problem telling the truth; luckily he has some magical trousers which just may help.

How empathetic are you?

Written by | Thursday, 06 November 2014

Empathy is the ability to sense other people’s emotions, coupled with the ability to imagine what someone else might be thinking or feeling. Take the empathy quiz featured on the UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center website and find out how empathetic you are! Upon receiving your results, you are also provided with some suggestions to help nurture your empathy skills. 

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