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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, September 29, 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, September 22, 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...
Submitted by Joseph Katona on Mon, September 15, 2014
Like nearly everywhere else in the United States, Indiana has grown more multicultural in the new millennium. Spring Mill Elementary, a public school in urban Indianapolis, reflects this trend. What was mainly a white, middle-class school is now an International...

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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 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,...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, October 16, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/16/14 "A Path Appears," by Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn  is about making a difference here and abroad. According to its publisher it is  a  sweeping tapestry of people who are using research, evidence-based...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 10/10/14 Ashoka is honored to announce the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday, October 10, 2014 to Ashoka fellow Kailash Satyarthi from India and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai a passionate advocate for education.The Norwegian Nobel...

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