Consultancy from the International Association for Children's Spirituality: Ruth Wills

This space provides brief details of practitioners and academics working in a variety of situations within the realm of Children's Spirituality. All are available for consultancy and can be contacted through this website.

Dr. Ruth Wills

Ruth Wills Ruth Wills has recently gained a Phd in Philosophy of Education from the University of Winchester, U.K. She is now a visiting fellow of the university, and retains links with the School of Philosophy as well as the Faculty of Education, Health and Social Care. Her research interests include learning as a spiritual phenomenon, the spiritual dimension of music and holocaust education..

Ruth is also a teacher in a Primary school, teaching both Music and History to children aged 7 to 11. She is a foster carer to a teenage boy and is keen to research links between spirituality and social care.

She has been involved with the International Association for Children's Spirituality since its inception and has served as Secretary for a number of years. She is also a member of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain and the British Education Studies Association.

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Ruth runs 'Spirituality days' in Primary schools, where spiritual aspects of the curriculum and classroom life are identified and developed. These days also allow children to wonder, question and consider aspects of life beyond the immediate and current. Read or download Ruth's longer article Spirituality days PDF icon for a more detailed report of this work.

Ruth hopes to expand the work of her Spirituality days and is available for teaching and training opportunities as well as any collaborative research work.

Click on the publicity flyers for teaching PDF icon and training PDF icon for more information or contact Ruth by e mail at:
ruth_bolton@hotmail.co.uk.