Narnian Virtues

How Parents, Teachers, and their 11 to 13 year-olds Learn to Cultivate Good Character through Engagement with the Novels by C.S. Lewis

Narnian Virtues: A Character Education English Curriculum, is generously funded by £1M from The John Templeton Foundation. The Project Investigator is Professor Mark Pike, Professor of Education at the University of Leeds, in collaboration with Co-Investigator Professor Thomas Lickona, founding Director of the Center for the 4th and 5th Rs at the State University of New York at Cortland. The other project team members are Dr Peter Hart, Dr Shirley-Anne Paul, Dr Paula Clarke, and Dr Matt Homer.

Some of the results from the first year pilot project are published in the booklet excellence & ethics (Spring 2016) which can be downloaded here: excellence & ethics (Spring 2016).

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE by C.S. Lewis copyright © C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd 1950. Illustrations by Pauline Baynes copyright © C.S. Lewis Pte ltd. 1950, 1951, 1952. Reprinted by permission. Narnian® is a registered trademark of C.S. Lewis Pte Ltd.

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In November 2017, Peter Hart and Shirley-Anne Paul gave presentations at the 43rd Association for Moral Education (AME) Annual Conference...


In July-August 2017 Professor Mark Pike delivered two workshops at the C.S. Lewis Foundation ‘Oxbridge’ Summer Institute in Cambridge. He...


On 20th July the Narnian Virtues team delivered a one day training course covering the key elements of the curriculum...


Professor Mark Pike, Dr Shirley-Anne Paul and Dr Peter Hart delivered a workshop at Association for Character Education Annual Conference...