VIDEO: Schools provide stability for students & families in an unstable world

Matthew Wright, CEO of the Character Education Trust, talks to staff members to thank them for their continued support as the UK enters a second lockdown.

“Teaching is a vocation that has the power to make a real difference to the lives of young people and has never been more true than now.”

Schools are making a huge contribution to society

Matthew emphasises that keeping schools open provides vital routine and stability for students well being.

He also recognises that keeping schools open is also a huge contribution to society’s efforts to live with and control coronavirus, helping families across communities have on less worry, helping them maintain employment and supporting the NHS.

Schools are providing something stable in an unstable world.

If you need help in developing you school’s practices in this area please get in touch with the
Character Education Trust.