Non-statutory guidance to schools on character education and development for pupils.


Character education framework

Ref: DfE-00235-2019PDF, 470KB, 28 pages


This guidance is for school leaders and teachers considering the rationale for character education and personal development, and the practicalities of provision and delivery.

The guidance will support schools as they consider:

The guidance provides schools with 6 benchmarking questions to support reflection and the self-evaluation of current provision.

Published 5 November 2019
Last updated 11 November 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated to remove an out of date case study.
  2. First published.