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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!

Ireland's Changemaker Schools!

Building Vibrant Communities: Activating Empathy to Create Change

Changemakers.com & the Packard Foundation are seeking innovative ideas that activate empathy to nourish stronger, more vibrant communities & future changemakers

Building Vibrant Communities: Activating Empathy to Create Change


What is Empathy? Q&A with Dr. Susan Stillman

In this interview, Susan of Six Seconds explains that we often think of empathy as "walking in others' shoes," but it's much more--it's a process of connecting.

What is Empathy? Q&A with Dr. Susan Stillman

Enrichment Resource Group: Dr. Maurice Elias with host Christopher De Michele

Maurice and Christopher discuss the history and trends in Social and Emotional Learning and Character Development (SEL/SECD), as well as School Climate.

Enrichment Resource Group: Dr. Maurice Elias with host Christopher De Michele


Opal School: The Importance of Nature Play

The video explores what we're learning from Opal School's adventures into the natural environment - and in bringing the natural world into the classroom.

Opal School: The Importance of Nature Play

Opal School: Caring for Friends

What happens when children are supported to care for each other? Caring becomes a habit of heart and mind.

Opal School: Caring for Friends


Adopt a Herorat today

MyAPOPO.org - Adopt a HEROrat today!

Ashoka Fellow Bart Weetjens has trained Giant Pouched Rats to effectively detect explosives in minute amounts, as well as tuberculosis...

MyAPOPO.org - Adopt a HEROrat today!

Ashoka's Start Empathy Initiative

Start Empathy, an initiative of Ashoka, is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to building a future in which every child masters empathy.

Ashoka's Start Empathy Initiative


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