This is the latest article from Rosemary Dewan for InnovateMySchool and is available here. InnovateMySchool’s theme for October is about encouraging creativity to bring teaching and learning to life since no one education system fits all. With World Values Day around the corner, we hope readers will register the importance of our values and how they define us.
A reflective dialogue ahead of World Values Day jointly organised by UK Values Alliance and the Brahma Kumaris. In the peaceful atmosphere of Global Co-operation House in London, the international headquarters of the Brahma Kumaris, some thirty or so of us from different sectors of society gathered on 10th October to spend the day reflecting […]
Rosemary Dewan is the CEO of the Human Values Foundation which supplies materials to help embed a positive values culture in schools. Every term, they write a values-themed piece for InnovateMySchool. In July, their guide for writers was: ‘What’s next? Innovators from across a wide swathe of education areas share thoughts, advice and products to prepare the students of […]
Women in Banking & Finance (WIBF) were delighted to welcome Alan Williams to the first Personal Excellence Programme event of 2018. Kindly hosted by RBS in the heart of the City we were delighted to welcome over 60 women (and a couple of men!) to hear Alan speak about personal values and the benefits of […]
“This book is a tangible expression of my value, “making a difference’. I left my career as a corporate lawyer behind in 2009 with the dream of making a significant contribution to the creation of genuinely effective ethical cultures in companies as a way to reduce corruption in the world. Working with individual organisations has […]
The first World Values Day last year was all about our own personal values. About finding them, understanding them better, and practising them. This year the focus is on how we come to grips with the values we experience in the world around us – the values of the groups, organisations and communities we belong […]
“What does brushing your teeth for two minutes do for you? Absolutely nothing…unless you do it every single day.“ This is Simon Sinek, nailing the way our corporate cultures love to “fix” problems with intensive eye-catching actions. Isn’t this exactly how so many organisations go about practising their values? A quick fix, a blitz of […]
For those UKVA members who have not been able to see the RSA launch ‘Closing the Values Gap’ here is the link https://www.thersa.org/events/2017/06/closing-the-values-gap . Unfortunately UKVA did not feature in the discussion but there were good contributions on how organisations can work towards living values in the workplace.