Classroom cheat sheet: Character education

Funding, workload and accountability pressures leave schools with precious little time or resources to focus on character education, writes head Michael Tidd

This week: Character education

If someone says...”Character education again, really?”

You say... "Yes. Like all things in education, what goes around, comes around – again and again and again. This time, it’s character education’s turn to be put back on the agenda.

 

If someone says..."Is Nicky Morgan back as education secretary, too?”

You say... "No, although she may be Damian Hinds’ inspiration. As we will all remember, she launched a £3.5 million Character Grant scheme in 2014, hailed as a ‘multi-million-pound push to place England as a global leader’ in teaching character.”

 

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