Cultivating Cyber-Phronesis

Project Overview Cultivating Cyber-Phronesis research project builds on the Jubilee Centre’s work on phronesis in ways that apply specifically to the online world. We live in an age in which the Internet, which has become so ubiquitous, presents not only a range of opportunities but also a number of risks, from issues of privacy to cyberbullying and online abuse. This […]


Project Overview The Psychological Development of Character: Emotion, Identity and Phronesis project aimed to investigate the factors that motivate moral action in adolescents. Specifically, the project focussed on the ‘gappiness problem’; addressing what bridges the gap between virtue literacy (knowledge of virtues) and virtuous moral action (acting in a virtuous way). Existing theories of moral action suggest […]

Civic Virtues Through Service to Others

Educating for Civic Virtues: School Leader Perspectives

Project Overview The Civic Virtues Through Service to Others project draws from and extends the Centre’s work to date on civic virtue, service and youth social action. Using service as a prism for exploring civic virtues in young people’s lives the project examines the meaning of civic virtue in contemporary public life and education in the UK. […]

Integrating Practical Wisdom

Project Overview The Integrating Practical Wisdom in the Professions project re-examined the wealth of data collected by previous Jubilee Centre research into the role of character and virtue in pre- and in-service professional practice and sought to make new recommendations which build upon those set out in previous reports, as well as collect new data. Bringing together the existing […]