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By Sarah Virgo - December, 2nd 2015

Inspire Aspire: GCIM Launch

Character Scotland recently visited Craigie High School in Dundee to deliver a session on the new Inspire Aspire: Global Citizens in the Making programme to around 130 staff and pupils.

Time to get on board this train

Written by | Thursday, 19 December 2013

An article on SCVO CEO Martin Sime’s opinion of the voluntary project ‘The Food Train’. ‘The Food Train’ is a voluntary service supporting old people in Scotland with items of need, whether it be groceries, home deliveries or household support. Read more...

Nelson Mandela’s death touched the world; he will go down as one of the most influential leaders of his time. This article speaks of his character, and how it has inspired generations of people in all walks of life. Read more...

UK tops the developed world for donations

Written by | Thursday, 19 December 2013

The UK shows compassion, kindness and generosity by giving to charity. These key character traits have attributed to The UK topping the developed world for charitable donations. Read more...

Delves into the age old argument as to whether or not homework is an essential part of learning. This article explores homework being a tool used to build character in young people; teaching them to overcome adversity and tackle challenges. Read more...

Alexander Fyfe was joint winner of the School Candidate of the Year Award for his social studies baccalaureate project on inequality in Dundee. This is a story of a young person getting involved, showing initiative and working hard to achieve an end result. Read more...

Andy Murray's win against Number One Seed, Novak Djokovic, was an exciting and nerve-racking final match. The Scottish born tennis player has, this year, accomplished his dream with over 13.2 Million people watching him rise to victory after a 77 year gap since the last Britain to claim the Wimbledon win. Read his "Triumph of Character Article" here.

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