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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 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: Tsega Belachew on 05/25/15 For several years, we have been caught in a state of rapid transition; in our work, our social environment and our personal lives. Yet, there has been little or no conversation about the roles we play in ensuring that...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, May 25, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/25/15 Editor's Note: This video is created by RSA Animate. Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Fri, May 22, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 05/22/15 Editor's Note: This article was first published on Ashoka's column on Forbes.com. It was written by Eana Chung who works with Ashoka’s Global Fellowship team and coordinated the 2015 Ashoka Silicon Valley Tech Innovation...

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