Keynote Speakers


Professor james arthur

Professor James Arthur is a leading expert in the field of character and values. At the University of Birmingham, he is Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Staffing and Professor of Education and Civic Engagement, while also being the Director of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues (a pioneering research centre focusing on character, virtues and values in the interest of human flourishing). He has written extensively on the relationship between theory and practice in education, particularly the links between communitarianism, social virtues, citizenship, religion and education.

THOMAS ARNETT

Thomas Arnett is Senior Research Fellow in Education at the Christensen Institute. His research focuses on the changing roles of teachers in blended learning environments and other innovative educational models, and he also studies how teacher education and professional development are shifting to support the evolving needs of teachers and school systems. Additionally, he examines policies and innovations affecting technology access and infrastructure.

 

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Dr tom harrison

Dr Tom Harrison, Director of Education in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and lead on all applied research projects there will be conducting an exciting activity on the area of Character. His specialist interests are character and virtue ethics, youth social action, citizenship, community development and volunteering. He has published extensively in these areas as well as developing resources and training programs for schools and other organisations.