PERSPECTIVES ON CHARACTER EDUCATION

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Dr. Marvin Berkowitz shares some thought-provoking insights from his career as a character educator, particularly in terms of delivering character in schools, and his experience of training and equipping school leaders in cultivating meaningful character provision in their schools.

 

Each short film addresses an important aspect of character education, including the role of the school leader, teacher, and parents, and the impact of a school’s approach to character on its staff.

We would like to thank Professor James Aurthur OBE and Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues for making this series possible and allowing others to share this series with educators everywhere. You can visit The Jubilee Centre's site by clicking their image above.

 

EFFECTIVE CHARACTER BASED SCHOOL REFORM

The nature of how character education should be introduced and implemented in schools is discussed: How can this be implemented effectively? What are we trying to avoid in this process? How does this affect students?.

LEADERSHIP IN CHARACTER EDUCATION

How does leadership affect character education in schools: Why is a leader in character education necessary? What will this achieve?

PARENTS AS PARTNERS IN CHARACTER EDUCATION

The connection between parents and character education: Should parents be a part of their children’s character education? What is the effect of parental involvement?

TEACHERS AND THE CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENTS

The teacher and their involvement in character education: How do teachers contribute to character education? Do teachers influence pupils and their education?

THE EFFECTS OF CHARACTER EDUCATION ON SCHOOL STAFF

Exploring character education provision in relation to the school’s staff: What is the effect of this provision on staff? What environment is created when character education becomes part of school culture?

THE EVALUATION AND OUTCOMES OF CHARACTER EDUCATION

Exploring the evaluation and outcomes associated with character education: Is evaluation and outcomes necessary in this field? How does this take shape within character education research?

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