Learning for Life: Exploring Core Values

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Character and Public Policy: Educating for an Ethical Life

The Jubilee Centre for Character and Values are delighted to announce details for its inaugural conference on 14th and 15th December 2012 at the University of Birmingham. Titled ‘Character and Public Policy: Educating for an Ethical Life, the broad theme … Learn more

Launch of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values

The Jubilee Centre for Character and Values was launched on 16th May at the House of Lords. The Centre is a multi-million pound investment by the John Templeton Foundation, based at the University of Birmingham and Directed by Prof. James … Learn more

The Priestley Lecture – ‘Education for Survival or Success’

Chairman of the Learning for Life Advisory Board, Lord Watson of Richmond will be giving the Raymond Priestley lecture at the School of Education, University of Birmingham on Thursday 8th December 2011 under the title ‘Education for Survival or Success‘. … Learn more

The riots, values and the role of education

Last week thousands of young people spontaneously rioted in a number of English cities for no apparent reason. In the aftermarth of the riots there have been many calls for the renewal of public and private virtues. We appear to … Learn more

Windsor Castle Consultation on Character

On Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th November, Learning for Life staged another dissemination consultation on Character, based around Prof. James Arthur’s text ‘Of Good Character’, at St. George’s House, Windsor Castle. With 30 delegates present, representing a varied and diverse … Learn more

Our Vision

The vision of Learning for Life is to build and strengthen character in the contexts of the family, education and employment through national evidence based research, developmental work and delivery of character education. We seek to make a real difference to the lives and character development of both learners and the professionals who support them, in character formation. We seek to make an impact based on high quality research work, which provides a sound base for development and dissemination for policy and practice.

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