Character and resilience are repeatedly coming up in the wider research about early years development.
So the questions are, what are the ingredients for an intervention that builds resilience and develops good character? What does ‘good’ character mean and is there a universal defination that matchs the aspirations of the families we are working with in Southwark and Lambeth?
David Brooks might have some answers. http://www.ted.com/talks/david_brooks_the_social_animal.html