Students at UK Business Schools Value Financial Rewards Over Honesty

A new research report, launched on September 27 by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham, identifies honesty and integrity as important virtues for experienced business professionals, but finds such an awareness lacking among undergraduates, for whom financial aspirations trump any references to moral virtues or the common good. There... Continue Reading →

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Thank You Letters Awards targets record entries from children

The dying art of letter writing and the simple act of saying “thank you” are being revived in a national award scheme for children run by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues. The Thank You Letter Awards encourage primary and secondary pupils to put pen to paper and express gratitude to an inspirational group... Continue Reading →

The virtues and vices of social media sites

More than half of UK parents think social media sites like Facebook and Twitter hamper the moral development of their children, according to a poll for The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues based at the University of Birmingham. The survey also found that 40% of parents are concerned or extremely concerned about the negative... Continue Reading →

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