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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.

Celebrities have been swearing by its health benefits for years, but could yoga be beneficial for our children in the classroom? 

Why these Teachers Finnish First

Written by | Thursday, 02 April 2015

What makes a good teacher? How do we determine which candidates who are competing for a teaching programme are going to become the best teachers?

Studies from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have found that teachers' self-belief is key to improving education.

What Motivates Learning?

Written by | Tuesday, 31 March 2015

"The role of character is often misunderstood and its importance somewhat overstated."

A Lesson in Politics

Written by | Monday, 23 March 2015

Thoughts of politics classes at University or in school don’t always conjure up great memories for everyone – scenes of stuffy lecture theatres, hordes of facts and figures about past governments and policies you don’t really have a huge interest in; politics have never really been veered to the young, eager learner – until now.

A motivated and dedicated class of P6s from St George's Primary in Glasgow are hoping to walk over and under as many bridges as possible to raise money and awareness for Glasgow South West Foodbank. 

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