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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? 

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.  

Why Exams are Failing Assessment

Written by | Tuesday, 04 August 2015

This week, thousands of young, eager minds filled with a cocktail of nerves, excitement and (sometimes) dread will be opening texts, emails, letters or even listening over the phone for their SQA results. The “point” of assessment and exams has been a source of debate for years, so what are the reasons for exams within our curriculum, can they be adapted to help foster character education, or is it all one big “F”?

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