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 1838 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
What do we really mean by character education – and why is it so important?
Posted May 10, 2021 210 views 0 comments 0 likes
Reading, writing and arithmetic – all vitally important skills for our children to master and taught consciously and subconsciously from a very early age. However, the teaching of qualities such as compassion, courage, fairness, and respect...Read more