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. The students at the other school seemed to be less self-dependent.
Summary: The police have prepared a host of fun character-building and learning activities this year for their 'Friends of Police' programme.
He stressed the need of promoting peace, tolerance and love and character-building through education in the educational institutions saying this could help address growing intolerance in the society by making the younger generation appreciate religious, cultural, and linguistic diversity.
The tournament is open to athletes ages 9-14 and will also include a character-building curriculum.
Zia-Ul-Qayyum said the AIOU that was named after Dr Iqbal, great philosopher and poet, is determined to disseminate his thought-provoking message among the students for their character-building and putting them on the track of nation-building.
Over 35,000 calendars would be distributed among public and private hospitals, educational institutes, doctors and researchers so that children and parents visiting them could learn the importance of books and literature in character-building of children, organizers said.
He stressed a need for promoting knowledge-based education and character-building of students.
They said the role of the teachers was important for character-building of the new generation but they faced financial problems while doing their work.
Political, social and religious groups must come out to play their role in facilitating the imprisoned children and women, said the Quetta commissioner while addressing a character-building session organised by the federal muhtasib and national commissioner for children rights at the Commissioner Office on Monday.
WEATHERBYS FLAT RACE BACARDYS ended a "character-building" day for Willie Mullins on a high when leading home stablemate Battleford in the Weatherbys Private Bank Champion Standard Open NH Flat Race.
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.
London, Aug 8 ( ANI ): Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy has claimed that his life would be 'pretty boring' if he had it 'too easy' all the time, adding that his slump in the sport has been a 'character-building' experience for him.