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Positive contact is the glue of integration: 3FF/LKMco report on intercultural education

Speaking at the launch of a new 3FF/LKMco report on intercultural education, lead author and Senior Associate, Anna Trethewey described “positive contact as the glue of integration”. Dominic Grieve QC MP responded by saying that “the report’s conclusions seem to me to be just what we need”. You can catch up on tweets from the event …

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‘Character Education’ needs to be Lived not Taught

In his blog Cultivating Character? Yes. Teaching Character? No, No, No! Robert Peal argues that Tristram Hunt’s attempt to promote ‘character education’ misfires because, valuable though it is, character is best learned when it’s not taught. His piece reminded me of the following article I wrote in 2010 for “The Citizenship Magazine” in which, like Robert Peal, …

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