Thank You Film Awards

An Exploration of Gratitude in the Thank You Film Awards

Project Overview This project explored what young people are grateful for, who young people are grateful to and their understanding of gratitude. Young people between the ages of 5 and 16, predominantly in schools and youth organisations across the UK, were asked to create a short film to say thank you to a person, organisation or […]

Torchbearers of Liberty

Torchbearers of Liberty: An Evaluation of Education Interventions Aimed to Teach Liberty and Its Pillar Virtues

Project Overview This report was published by the Jubilee Centre, in partnership with the National Liberty Museum (NLM), and was launched at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on 15th February 2016. The report presents the findings from the collaborative Torchbearers of Liberty project, and makes recommendations based on the research. The aim of the […]

Gratitude and Related Character Virtues

Gratitude and Related Character Virtues

Project Overview The Gratitude and Related Character Virtues project extends the Centre’s An Attitude for Gratitude project, by examining, both theoretically and empirically, how gratitude relates to four other virtues: generosity, compassion, forgiveness and humility. This project formed part of the larger mission of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues to work in partnership with schools and professional bodies […]

Give Thanks – Give Back

Give Thanks - Give Back: Gratitude and Service in School and the Community

Project Overview The Give Thanks – Give Back project explored young people’s awareness and understanding of the virtue of gratitude and what things they are personally grateful for and why. It also explored creative ways young people can make a positive voluntary contribution by ‘giving back’ to their local community. This report details the findings of the […]

Good Neighbours in A Good Neighbourhood?

Good Neighbours in a Good Neighbourhood? An Exploration of Gratitude in a Local Community

Project Overview The Good Neighbours in a Good Neighbourhood? project sought to discover and nurture a culture of gratitude within a community on an outer estate in East Birmingham. The project explored what people in the community were grateful for across different domains of gratitude, for example ‘places’. The project employed a variety of creative interventions with […]

An Attitude for Gratitude

An Attitude for Gratitude

Project Overview The Attitude for Gratitude report was launched by Dr Michael Mosley, British Television Journalist, Presenter and Producer, on Wednesday 4th February 2015, at the British Academy. The report sets about trying to establish the way in which the British public understands, experiences and values gratitude. The project involved a large scale examination of gratitude in […]