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Ireland's Changemaker Schools!

Introducing Ireland’s first five Changemaker Schools - a new programme created by Ashoka to identify, support and connect innovative schools around the world!

Ashoka's Start Empathy Initiative

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What Works: A Road Map for Unleashing Empathy in Schools

Over the last several months, those of us at Start Empathy – along with a core group of Ashoka Fellows, leading educators and partners – have worked to identify, distill, and categorize dozens of promising empathy building insights and activities. In short, we’ve been asking people: “What works?”
Submitted by Joseph Katona on Mon, November 10, 2014
  Brussels, October 15, 2014 - Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, hosted a ChangeMaker Schools Celebration Evening in honor of the first edition of the ChangeMaker Schools Program.  The event took place at the Sint-Joost-Aan-Zee School....
Submitted by Joseph Katona on Mon, October 27, 2014
Representatives from five primary schools gathered at Google Docks in Dublin yesterday to join the Changemaker global school network which focuses on teaching children skills in empathy, creativity, teamwork and leadership. The Ashoka Ireland launch of Changemaker Schools...
Submitted by Joseph Katona on Mon, October 13, 2014
  Just five years ago, in the aftermath of a major building renovation, Sustainability Academy’s schoolyard was in disrepair. Frequent vandalism and criminal activities were common around the property. Rewind further back in time, and Sustainability Academy (then...

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October 17, 2013

 As a result of a rising concern for suicides caused by cyber-bullying, Ashoka Changemaker school Georgetown Day School was recently recognized for its emphasis on fostering empathy among its students. Bob Barnard...

October 6, 2013

Learn more about the importance of user experience and design-thinking in business and technology. Heather A. explains the importance of UX, the evolution of traditional business thinking to...

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Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 24, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/24/14 Jose Salcedo was one of the winners of Youth Venture and MTV Tr3s Agents of Change Campaign back in 2010. The campaign spotlighted the issues that affect the Hispanic community in the US including immigration, education, financial...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, November 6, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/06/14 Today is the day. After seven months, 632 entries from 63 countries, and the selection of 305 Pacesetters and 30 Pioneers, we are proud to announce the 10 Champions in the Re-imagine Learning Challenge. These 10 Champions were...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, October 16, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "Everyone wants to "make a difference" but with an overwhelming array of charitable causes and organizations, the question is:how? Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn set out to find the answer in their new book,...

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