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The Imperative for Lifelong Learning

The annual series of videos entitled Shift Happens, Globalization and the Information Age, Technology and Change cite statistics to make a case  for keeping pace with advances in IT and global progress in order to  stay competitive in a world  in which...
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The Fringe Benefits of Failure & the Importance of Imagination

Commencement Address at Harvard Language – English Author(s)/Editor(s)/Director(s) -J.K. Rowling Access Location(s) – Harvard Gazette Publisher/Producers – Harvard University Year of Publishing/Release-2008 User – Students, Teachers,...
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Brene Brown on Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities....
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A Study of Life Skills: Why and How They Should Be Cultivated by Children from an Early Age

The study provides a succinct and very useful overview of the theory and practice of Life Skills development globally. The first section discusses the history and definitions of life skills and the evolution of Life Skills programs in various parts of...
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Academic Tenacity: Mindsets and Skills that Promote Long-Term Learning.

This seminal article developed by the Stanford group of leading researchers in the area of cognitive and non-cognitive development of students discusses the importance of focusing on not only cognitive factors—what is taught and how it is taught—but...
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Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification

Seligmann and Peterson laid the foundation for the immensely important field of Positive Psychology. This Handbook provides an extensive, research-based discussion of positive character traits, Including an explication of a short-list of the character...
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Performance Values: Why They Matter and What Schools Can Do to Foster Their Development

The position paper suggests that character education entails the development of performance character and moral character. Performance character, described also as the capacity to work, includes character strengths such as effort, initiative, diligence,...
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