Virtue is about the difficult and the good'
Character is not cut in marble – it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing.'
True humility...is the low but deep and firm foundation of all virtues.'
Education has for its object the formation of character.'
Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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OCP article published in the International Journal of Ethics Education
Edward Brooks, Jonathan Brant, Michael Lamb, 4th September 2019
'How can universities cultivate leaders of character? Insights from a leadership and character development program at the University of Oxford'.
GLIx event with Zhejiang University Alumni Association
1:00pm-5:00pm, Tuesday 27th August 2019
Exeter College Turl St, Oxford OX1 3DP
James Arroyo, Director of the Ditchley Foundation will speak on ‘Challenges and opportunities for an emerging generation of global leaders’.