There are so many pressing issues in the UK today – racism, homophobia, xenophobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, misogyny, knife and gun crimes. Even more significantly, there seems to be a lack of concern about others, due to...Read more
Why the current inclusion of character education in the Ofsted framework is insufficient
Posted July 7, 2021 1766 views 0 comments 0 likes
At the Virtue Ethics Foundation, we believe both the purpose of character education itself, and the purpose behind advocating character education need to be appropriately conceived and clearly identified. We take a philosophical position that we...Read more
Is there such a thing as human dignity in 2021?
Posted May 28, 2021 1837 views 0 comments 0 likes
The second half of the 20th century, by most accounts, is remembered as a period of hope in which profound lessons were learned with a deep sense of humility. This drove real human progression, particularly in the endeavours of the...Read more
Can virtue ethics help society in 2021?
Posted May 26, 2021 1949 views 0 comments 0 likes
In a previous blog, we discussed what ‘character education’ is – a nurturing process that aims to support and develop young people’s good human traits, such as: respect empathy honesty gratitude courage forgiveness patience compassion and...Read more