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Character is a very broad topic which is relevant in many areas of life, if not every area! This section of our website aims to shine a light on the impact and relevance of character in a diverse range of settings. Would you like to contribute a view on a related theme? Please email communications@character-scotland.org.uk or tweet us @CharacterScot.  

 

A Question of Character

Written by | Wednesday, 02 December 2015

The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues has commissioned the production of a documentary exploring the place of character and virtues in the education of young people today, and in society at large.

How do you teach students to distinguish between how well they are doing and what they are doing? 

Mandy Davidson explains how the Bishopbriggs Academy Community Ambassadors earned their stripes.

Educational Inequality - Closing the Gap

Written by | Wednesday, 08 April 2015

There has recently been a large scale focus in Scotland, backed by a political priority, to raise school attainment and work towards closing the gap between richer and poorer young people in education. 

What Motivates Learning?

Written by | Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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

Free The Children is an international charity and educational partner that believes in a world where all children are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. Read more about their commitment to educating young people beyond the classroom.  

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