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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 Tue, January 27, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/27/15 Editor's Note: This article is written by Roman Krznaric and first appeared on our Start Empathy blog. Roman is a founding faculty member of The School of Life. His latest book is Empathy: A Handbook for Revolution...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Tue, January 20, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/20/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Darlene Damm and first appeared on singularityhub.com. From Elon Musk’s tweet that artificial intelligence may be more dangerous than nuclear weapons to the growing clamor of voices...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, January 15, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 01/15/15 Editor's Note: Tiwale, KadAfrica, Twim Academy, GiftedMom, and AEPT were named winners in The MasterCard Foundation and Ashoka’s “Future Forward: Innovations for Youth Employment in Africa” challenge. These young...

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