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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 Mon, June 29, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/29/15 Ashoka is honored to announce that two of the Future Forward: Youth Innovations for Employment challenge winners, Ellen Chilemba and Alain Nteff, were selected among 30 Africa’s most promising young entreprenuers for 2015. The...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/29/15 Laxmi Parthasarathy is Global Media Manager, Framework Change team for Ashoka, based in Washington D.C.  Across the world today, citizens are active participants both as members of the audience, news makers and reporters....
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, June 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 06/25/15 Ashoka is honored to announce that Ashoka Fellow (elected in 2006), Felipe Vergara, will be joining our board of directors in the coming year. Felipe Vergara is a pioneering social entrepreneur. He has launched four organizations...

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