NewsWise in Primary Education: News Literacy and Civic Engagement

Project Funder: The Nuffield Foundation Project Overview This project was an investigation of news literacy and civic engagement in 9-11-year-olds in the UK. It also included an evaluation of the impact of NewsWise, a news and digital literacy programme. This project was undertaken in collaboration with NewsWise, The Guardian Foundation, the National Literacy Trust and […]

Character Virtues in Business & Finance

Character Virtues in Business and Finance

Project Overview The Character Virtues in Business and Finance research report was launched on 27th September 2017 at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London. Drawing on insights from business schools, students, and practitioners, the interdisciplinary report examines character and virtues in the business and finance professions, and the extent to which such students and […]

Framework for Virtue-Based Professional Ethics

Project Overview This Framework offers a virtue-based approach to professional ethics. It is intended to initiate discussion, contribute to the creation of codes of ethics, facilitate excellence in professional decision-making, and inform professional education programmes. A virtue-based approach to professional ethics emphasises the role of practical wisdom (phronesis) in the ethical decision-making of professionals. It focuses on virtuous leadership and the […]

The Good Teacher

The Good Teacher: Understanding Virtues in Practice

Project Overview The Good Teacher report was launched by The Right Honourable The Baroness Morris of Yardley on Friday 27th February 2015 at the City of Birmingham Council House. This report describes research that focused on virtues and character in teaching.  The research explored the virtues that the good teacher might need and the role […]

Virtues in Career Decision Making

Project Overview Building Your Best Life: A Workbook for Character and Career Development Foreword written by Prof AC Grayling, and Afterword by National Careers Service, West Midlands. In this workbook, you will embark on a journey of self-discovery and career exploration, using your character strengths as your guide. The workbook is free for anyone to […]