When “Thank You” is Not Enough

From an early age, children are encouraged to express gratitude and display thanks towards others. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you – and mind your Ps and Qs. There are everyday scenarios that fit nicely into the “please and thank you” template, such as ordering a coffee, being served lunch... Continue Reading →

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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