Character Educator in Focus: Imani Clough

In this blog, Director and Founder of Imani Academy, Imani Clough, reflects on the MA Character Education and the work of Imani Academy. Imani explains how her studies have helped her to develop the holistic well-being and character of the young people she works with. Why did you decide to study on the MA Character... Continue Reading →

#Unlocking Education: Character, Character, Character!

Adrian McLean is a former Head Teacher who has worked in a range of Secondary Schools. As a member of the Central Team for the Severn Academies Education Trust, Adrian works with staff, students and parents to understand the importance of personal values and character and how these influence success, both in and out of... Continue Reading →

Understanding Impact and Influence: NatCen Report

The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues (JCCV) recently commissioned the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) to undertake an independent survey of schools that were ‘subscribed’ to character education. The report (Iyer, Albakari and Smith, 2020) provides evidence that supports the Jubilee Centre notion that prioritising character education in schools supports pupils in their... Continue Reading →

Character Educator in Focus: Rebecca Daniels

In this blog, elementary school teacher and 1st year MA Character Education student, Rebecca Daniels, reflects on her experiences of character education and explains how she hopes her studies will help to benefit students, the school and the wider community. Rebecca has taught for 8 years at a small, pre-K through 12th grade school in... Continue Reading →

Character Educator in Focus: Cristy Guleserian

In this blog, 1st year MA Character Education student, Cristy Guleserian, explains the approach to character taken by Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Cristy discusses her role as Director of Principled Innovation and why she chose to study on the MA Character Education. What is your role at Mary Lou Fulton... Continue Reading →

Character at Home

In the current climate many schools are looking at new and innovative ways to provide online learning or support to their students. When you search the Internet there are many examples of materials for core academic subjects but staff at Northampton Academy secondary school wanted to ensure that their character education programme, which Ofsted had... Continue Reading →

The Queen’s Speech and Our Character

On the 5th April 2020, HRH Queen Elizabeth delivered a rare public special address concerning the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Whilst the address was watched live by an estimated 24 million viewers in the United Kingdom alone, it has been viewed, heard and read by millions more in the major news outlets around the world. Like... Continue Reading →

Leading Character Education in Schools

An online CPD programme The Jubilee Centre has recently launched the Leading Character Education in Schools online CPD programme. Drawing on and highlighting the work of 8 leading schools, the free CPD programme provides a comprehensive overview of both the theory and practice of character education leadership within primary and secondary school settings. The pilot, conducted... Continue Reading →

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