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 […]

Professor Arthur Visits Vatican State

James Arthur February 2024

On the last day of his semester at the Angelicum University in Rome, Professor Arthur was invited by his old friend Sr Raffaella to the Vatican for tea. Sr Raffaela is the Secretary General of the Vatican City State and is the first women ever to hold this important position. Professor Arthur has now moved […]

Ben Miller Receives Ambassador of Character Award


As part of the Centre’s 12th annual conference at Madgelen College, Oxford, Ben Miller (Reading School) was presented with the 2024 Ambassador of Character Award. Ben is a graduate of the Centre’s MA Character Education programme and is Head of Theology and Philosophy and Character Lead at Reading School. Ben continues to promote character education within his […]

Kern Grant to Enhance Research and Practice Across the USA


The Jubilee Centre has received a significant grant from the Kern Family Foundation to support character education research and practice across the USA. The grant will be used to support USA-based graduates of the MA Character Education programme. Graduates will be able to apply to the Jubilee Centre for funding and support which will support local […]

The Jubilee Centre’s 12th Annual Conference: Virtuous Leadership and Character

  From 4th – 6th January, the Jubilee Centre hosted the 12th annual conference on ‘Virtuous Leadership and Character’. 120 delegates attended from various global organisations, exploring challenges and research surrounding character-based leadership. Across the three days, keynotes were delivered from Professor Michael Lamb (F. M. Kirby Foundation Chair of Leadership and Character at Wake […]

More Than 700 Delegates Register for Jubilee Centre Webinars

31st March 2021Events Over 700 delegates registered for the first three Jubilee Centre webinars this year, with delegates attending from around the world.   These sessions have sought to offer insight, practical advice and accessible guidance on matters related to character in schools and in professional training, as well as answering questions on the delivery […]

Centre Appoints Lord James O’Shaughnessy as Senior Research Fellow

9th April 2021Announcements The Centre is delighted to announce that Lord James O’Shaughnessy is joining the team as a Senior Research Fellow. Lord O’Shaughnessy’s work at the Centre will focus on enhancing the Centre’s impact in the field of education. Prior to joining the Centre, Lord O’Shaughnessy was Director of Policy to the Prime Minister between […]

Centre Announces Series of Webinars in Collaboration with The Vatican

9th April 2021Events In collaboration with The Congregation for Catholic Education, Vatican, Rome, the Jubilee Centre presents a webinar series for University and School Staff entitled 'Fostering Personal and Social Virtues in Education'. This series of webinars is open to a diverse audience and will have an educational focus on character virtues. The aim is […]

Centre Celebrates ‘Leading Character Education in Schools’ CPD’s 1-Year Anniversary

12th April 2021Announcements The Centre has recently marked the 1-year anniversary of its ‘Leading Character Education in Schools’ CPD programme. Intended to address key questions often asked of those engaged in character education, notably ‘How do you do it?’ and ‘What does a School of Character look like?’, the programme provides a comprehensive overview of […]

New Report: ‘A Cyber-Wisdom Approach to Digital Citizenship Education’

13th April 2021Publications The Centre has recently published A Cyber-Wisdom Approach to Digital Citizenship Education: Insights from Adolescents and Parents. The report presents and compares key findings from two surveys which explored the extent to which both adolescents and parents understand the importance of, and act on, wisdom and character virtues in the digital age. […]