Character building and parenting resources
on the Web

Parents Council Term 1, 2014 Newsletter

www.parentscouncil.nsw.edu.au
www.bbc.co.uk/parenting (Comprehensive but mixed in quality)
www.bu.edu/education/caec/ (Centre for the Advancement of Character and Ethics, Boston University)
www.character.org/ (The Character Education Partnership is a US coalition of organizations and individuals committed to character building)
www.charactercounts.org/ (Another vast gathering of organizations committed to character education giving access to useful links and resources)
www.cornerstonevalues.org (A New Zealand organisation promoting character education in schools)
www.cortland.edu/character (Thomas Lickona’s Centre for the 4th and 5th Rs, State University of New York, Cortland… excellent resources and an e-library of further links)
www.dadsden.net (Directed specifically at fathers)
www.doitnow.org (Drug information with character building resources)
www.fcs.wa.gov.au/_content/parenting_information (West Australian state government comprehensive parenting website)
www.forbetterlife.org/ (The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation)
helpline@youngmedia.org.au  (Young Media Australia’s Parent Media Helpline) http://islamic-world.net/mnoc/parentingarticles.htm (Islamic site strong on common sense parenting) www.iamyourchild.org (Website of a US peak parent body)
www.learningpeace.com (Useful resources on anger management)
www.micheleborba.com (Very practical tips from a clinical psychologist working from a habit building perspective)
www.parenting.org.nz (A dynamic NZ based character education foundation)
www.parentingbookmark.com (A wide selection of character focused articles)
www.parentleadership.com (James Stenson’s downloadable resources)
parentingtips@pared.edu.au (Subscribe to free monthly parenting flyers)
www.racp.edu.au (Giving access to excellent media management resources for parents)