Director of Education Delivers Keynote at IFFD Conference 21st October 2019 Conference

Director of Education Tom Harrison delivered a keynote presentation at the 20th International Federation for Family Development (IFFD) conference held in the Queen Elizabeth conference centre in London on Sunday 20th October.  Over 1,500 delegates attended the conference and listened to Tom’s presentation entitled Flourishing Online.  In the presentation Tom spoke about the importance of cultivating character and cyber-wisdom in children and young people.  Tom gave practical advice for parents and teachers about how to utilise a character education framework as the basis for the cultivation of cyber-wisdom – seen as an essential quality in today’s digitally connected world.  The talk is based on research Tom has undertaken for his forthcoming book on the theme which is provisionally entitled THRIVE – Character, Cyber-Wisdom and Children Flourishing Online. 

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