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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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Empathy Explorer

Take a look at this series of short videos in which the whimsical genius Ed Stockham explores what empathy is, why it matters, and how we "start" it.
Submitted by Emlyn Crenshaw on Tue, March 3, 2015
    A student’s ability to feel safe and confident are prerequisites to a student’s ability to learn. The lesson might be creative, engaging and fun  – but if a child is being bullied at school, it might not even register. A 2011 study commissioned by the...
Submitted by Joseph Katona on Tue, February 10, 2015
  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...

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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 Tue, August 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/15 What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans. To celebrate this...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, August 11, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/11/15 "The world is crying out for new ideas... Our kids ought to recognise how deep their capacities for education are.""The capacity for new thinking - or turning old ideas into new applications - has really never been more important...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/03/15 Anshu K. Gupta, Ashoka Fellow and Founder of Goonj observed that two Indias exist side-by-side: the increasingly wealthy, urban India and the impoverished, neglected rural India. Anshu realized that the vast stocks of everyday...

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