“Good character is the foundation for improved attainment and human flourishing.”
A Framework for Character Education in Schools, The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
Character education is far from new. We are currently experiencing a growth in societal awareness over its importance and relevance, and we are seeing how character education may help us to make modern life all it might be. At the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham, we have been researching character education since we officially formed in 2012.
The Jubilee Centre is the largest research centre in the world dedicated to moral character and virtues. We have 30 staff, many are researchers, and many engage in work with and around schools. Our website is a hub of research and practical information with materials covering the length and breadth of the field in the UK and worldwide.
In this series, we will be explaining elements of this complex and varied field to help you plan, develop, and deliver effective character education in your school.
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