Character matters. As more and more schools are choosing to teach Character Education, trainee and beginning teachers need to know more. What is Character Education? Can it really be ‘taught’? How does children's learning benefit from discussions around character in the classroom? How do I teach it? What does good teaching of Character Education look like in the classroom?
This section contains some supporting materials that will help teachers and other educators implement character education in their school. Appendix 1 provides an audit of the book mapped against the Association of Character Education (ACE) principles. The Framework for Character Education, developed by the Jubilee Centre and its partners, is also reproduced in full in Appendix 2. In addition, in Appendix 3, there are recommendations for teaching materials and programmes as well as other books, papers and reports on character education.[Page 160]
Appendix 1 How to become a School of Character – Self Audit
The Association of Character Education (ACE) has suggested there are nine principles that schools of character should aspire to.
The table below highlights where advice can be found ...