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Teaching 'British Values' in Primary Schools

Shona Pye, author of the brand new Wellbeing title Character Education, responds to the challenge of creating and trialling primary school lessons on British Values. Read more »

Character Education - the Star Awards Challenge (Part 2)

In part 2 of this series of blog posts from the authors of our brand new title Character Education: The Star Awards Programme for Primary Schools, Geoff Smith explains his motivations behind writing Character Education and describes the process of its implementation in his own school in Cornwall.

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Character Education - the Star Awards Challenge (Part 1)

In this first of 2 blog posts from the authors of our brand new title Character Education: The Star Awards Programme for Primary Schools, Shona Pye introduces the idea of Character Education and its benefits.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

It's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek so we've got some free lessons for you on perserverance and overcoming challenges. 

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Do boys learn differently to girls?

Up and down the country in 1000’s of schools there are improvement plans with some variation of the phrase ‘raise boys’ achievement.’  For most schools this is a yearly target because year on year the difference between boys’ and girls’ attainment either continues to grow or remains stagnant.  Very rarely does this gap close.

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DfE publishes Character Education report, outlining provisions for Character Education in schools

The DfE have published a report on developing character skills in schools. The report, which can be found on the DfE’s website, provides a summary of the key findings on research into the provision of character education in schools. The research carried out included a national survey and a number of case studies.

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