character-building

character-building

adj
improving certain good or useful traits in a person's character, esp self-reliance, endurance, and courage
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At Hampton the student was constantly making the effort through the industries to help himself, and that very effort was of immense value in character-building.
Addressing the students , District Council Chairperson Hina Arshad Warraich has stressed a need for promoting knowledge-based education and character-building of the students .
Our leaders and government officials and, of course, most of all the people should read what the writer has to say about character-building and give it serious thought.
KARACHI -- Character-building societies for the students should be established in our academic institutions.
Mohammad Waris Jirral, expressed views while addressing a seminar titled ' University - Media - Law Enforcement Agencies Collaboration for Promoting Tolerance and Rejecting Extremism', hosted by the MUST Varsity at Local Hotel Grad Regency Friday night observed that the educational institutions should be used to change the attitude and approach of the society side by side the character-building of the young generation.
These traits make up the "Super 7," a character-building curriculum that has reduced student delinquencies and increased test scores at the district's only school, which houses 300 students in preschool through grade eight.
To build a national character and produce effective leadership without strong and systematic character-building mechanism at school, college and university levels, may never be possible.
Mistakes happen, it was one of those character-building things, a learning curve I guess," assessed Hamilton.
Come on Stevo - stick with it son - it's character-building.
There could be the addition of character-building programs in the schools and public clinics, along with abstinence programs that can and should be incorporated into currently mandated curricula and programs.
Frank's dream also serves as a character-building exercise for his circle of daft sidekicks.
He added, "The conservative coalition, which is coming unglued for many reasons, will rapidly disintegrate if limited-government conservatives become convinced that social conservatives are unwilling to concentrate their character-building and soul-saving energies on the private institutions that mediate between individuals and government, and instead try to conscript government into sectarian crusades.