Kyalami Prep Newsletter - September 2018

Building character

When we talk about building ‘character’ we are referring to the behaviour or responses that develop useful character traits such as selfreliance, compassion, resilience, and humility.

There are other benefits to a ‘character building’ programme which creates an awareness to meet broader societal needs, such as courage, fairness, kindness, equity and respect for others. Ultimately, a school character programme should provide children with a moral compass to help them to make the right choices to do the ‘right thing’ when faced with a particular situation.

In the past ‘character development’ has always been part of the hidden curriculum where children were expected to learn through day- to- day school experiences.

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