New Character Education Courses for Educators in Spain Virtues and Values Education Centre

Virtues and Values Education Centre, UFV The Virtues and Values Education Centre at UFV have recently developed new courses for educators and leaders in schools and universities on character education. Character in Schools On 20th and 27th February, along with the 5th March, the Virtues and Values Education Centre ran a course entitled The Fundamentals […]

The Oxford Character Project Launches Ethical Leadership Programme

The Oxford Character Project The Oxford Character Project at the University of Oxford has launched a new Ethical Leadership Programme for 400 students from 17 leading global universities. Funded by the Laidlaw Foundation, the programme helps undergraduate students to develop character qualities central to good leadership. This new programme is the latest in a series […]

Jubilee Centre Hosts Prestigious Workshop at Harvard University

Professor James Arthur has spent the past two months working at the Human Flourishing Programme since his appointment as Faculty Affiliate at Harvard University. As part of this appointment, James organised and led, alongside Tom Harrison and Tyler VanderWeele, a prestigious workshop on Character and Flourishing for the leading character education centres and organisations in […]

Centre Hosts 3rd MA Character Education Residential in Boston

Between 10th and 12th March 2024, the MA Character Education team held a residential in Boston for students based in the United States funded through the Kern Award. More than 70 students and graduates of the MA Character Education joined Jubilee Centre staff in Boston with the generous support of the Kern Family Foundation. As […]

Centre Hosts Dr. Dean Dudley

On 26th – 27th February, the Centre welcomed Dr. Dean Dudley, Director of The King’s School Institute, Australia, and Associate Professor at Macquarie School of Education, Australia. During the visit, Dean met with various colleagues within the Centre to learn more about the Centre’s work, to share his own work and that of the King’s […]

Centre Receives Global Innovations for Character Development Funding Extension

The Jubilee Centre is delighted to have been granted extension funding from the Templeton World Charity Foundation (TWCF) to continue the work of the Global Innovations for Character Development (GICD) Platform for an additional 18 months alongside US partners Tufts University and Montclair State University. The GICD Platform has supported multiple projects over the last […]

Centre Staff Deliver 12 Presentations Throughout North America and the UK

Over the last month, members of the Jubilee Centre team have delivered 12 presentations at various institutions and convenings across the USA, Canada, and the UK. Highlights include a public lecture at Boston College by Professor Tom Harrison and keynote lectures by Professor Kristján Kristjánsson and Dr. Liz Gulliford at the KPCEL convening 2024, Boston. […]

Jubilee Centre Launches News Literacy and Civic Engagement Research Report

The Jubilee Centre team are celebrating the release of the full and executive summary reports for the “NewsWise in Primary Education” project. The project was led by Professor Tom Harrison in collaboration with The National Literacy Trust and The Guardian Foundation and was funded by the Nuffield Foundation. This 40-school cluster randomised trial aimed to […]

A New Look: The Jubilee Centre Newsletter

This is issue number 136 of the Jubilee Centres newsletter. We have published a newsletter every month since the Jubilee Centre was founded in 2012. You can see the full list of previous issues here. For the first time this month we have changed the format of the newsletter. The reason for this is twofold. […]

Professor Kristjánsson receives Honorary Doctorate

Professor Kristjánsson receives Honorary Doctorate

Professor Kristján Kristjánsson received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Humanistic Studies (UvH) in Utrecht, Holland, presented on the university’s anniversary on January 29th. A conference on January 30 at the university was related to his work on phronesis in professional contexts. Previous recipients of an Honorary Doctorate from UvH include Martha Nussbaum and Amartya […]