I’m delighted to announce that my Primary Character Curriculum – a virtues based programme for primary children is now available and being trialled in schools. The UK’s first ever character curriculum for primary school children contains three terms of weekly lesson plans for each primary year group and will integrate seamlessly with many areas of the existing National Curriculum. 40 more words
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Role-modelling, especially of the kind that moral philosophers, moral psychologists and moral educationists define as learning from moral exemplars or exemplarity, has been achieving renewed prominence. 696 more words
Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it.
Great Artists, Praying Hands, and Albrecht Durer
Late in the fifteenth century, two young and zealous wood-carving apprentices in France confided in each other their craving to study painting.197 more words
In an age when cultural and religious differences seem to pull our society ever farther apart at the seams, our children need to learn how to coexist and have healthy discussions about each other’s perspectives, even when they are different. 375 more words
“What is emerging is a new idea: that qualities like grit and resilience are not formed through the traditional mechanics of “teaching”; instead, a growing number of researchers now believe, they are shaped by several specific environmental forces, both in the classroom and in the home, sometimes in subtle and intricate ways.” 9 more words