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Being of good character
Calls have been made recently for the renewal of public and private virtues, not least because of the serious scandals that have beset our banks, political system, as well as our health and social welfare provisions. The public appear to want people to be of good character, and so improve the qualit...
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Author : Arthur, James
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Keywords : Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, School of Education, Character Education
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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Character Education and the political climate
In recent weeks both Michael Gove (03/02/2014) and Tristram Hunt (12/02/2014) have begun to identify their key policy objectives for the forthcoming election cycle. The speeches made within two weeks of one another contain elements which mirror one another and interestingly highlight character devel...
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Author : Hayes, Dan
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Keywords : Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, Character Education, Political Climate
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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How can resilience be developed in UK schools?
It seems obvious that resilience is a quality that we ought to develop among young people. It is a favoured term, too, in many different settings ranging from social work and health all the way through to the United States Army (Seligman, 2011). Even so, resilience has its limits. After persisting f...
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Author : Walker, David
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Keywords : Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, Character Education, Insight Series, Resilience
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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Organisational philosophies : mission, vision and values statements - introductory thoughts
The role of virtues in general decision-making is not only relevant to people and their lives, but also to business decisions. Organisations often state the values which guide their behaviour and make these accessible to external stakeholders through mission, vision and values statements. This paper...
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Author : Wartnaby, Danielle
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Keywords : Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, School of Education, Character, Virtues, Values statements
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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Teaching character - but what sort of character?
The issue of teaching character, which until now has mainly been debated within the ivory towers of academia, is suddenly all the rage in policy circles in the UK, in the wake of the report by the All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on social mobility, and Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt’s...
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Author : Kristjánsson, Kristján
Date : 2014
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Keywords : Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, Insight Series, Character Education
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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Virtues of the good teacher : messaged from literature, policy and practice
Students completing their Initial Teacher Education talked about inspirational teachers: They had an enthusiasm for education and a love of learning which translated across to the children, they worked well as a team and created a positive working environment...they used creativity to create a varie...
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Author : Cooke, Sandra
Date : 2013
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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What are the character strengths of a good doctor?
In recent years fictional doctors with unappealing character traits have become a trope of television depictions of medical settings: the eponymous Dr House who misanthropy extends to both patients and colleagues. Dr Cox of the hospital-set comedy Scrubs who bitter tirades reduce his subordinates to...
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Author : Jones, Demelza
Date : 2013
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham.
Keywords : Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, Character Strengths
Collection : The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Insight Series
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