Why the development of good character matters more than the passing of exams

Anthony Seldon. 2013. Why the development of good character matters more than the passing of exams. Education and Health 31(2),59-64. PDF

 

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I would just like to say thank you very much to Angela, yourself and all of the SHEU team for making the [survey] so successful. The survey has been well received and we are using data in new ways to help support work on local Public Health priorities.

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