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Limited tickets available - CAN TRUTHFULNESS AND INTEGRITY BE TAUGHT AND NURTURED?

Friday 27 October: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Sidney Sussex College, William Mong Hall, Sidney Street, CB2 3HU

Truthfulness and honesty are the foundations of a cohesive and progressive society. But can these virtues be taught and nurtured in the classroom? A talk by Geoff Smith and Nita Forouhi.

Talk and discussion, 6-7 pm. Followed by live music on virtues-based themes for those who wish to stay.

Organised by Sidney Inspirations Society and the Cambridge University Baha’i Society

About the speakers:

Geoff Smith is a Head Teacher who has introduced innovative character development programmes in UK schools. He is on the executive team of the Association for Character Education and was part of the advisory group for the ‘Framework for Character Education’, a resource for schools produced by the University of Birmingham.

Professor Nita Gandhi Forouhi from the University of Cambridge draws on the example of the largest school in the world, in Lucknow, India, inspired by Gandhi and the teachings of the Baha'i Faith. The only school in the world to have been awarded the UNESCO prize for peace education, the City Montessori School aims to impart values based education.

Booking Information

Telephone number:
01223 766766

Booking required

Accessibility

Accessible toilet, Hearing loop, Step-free access

Additional Information

Age: 12+, Talk, Arrive on time, Free

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