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Portrait : Claire Grolleau et Ecolo Crèche

 Claire Grolleau Escriva, fondatrice du label « Ecolo Crèche© », accompagnée par Ashoka depuis 2011, nous fait entrer dans le projet de sa vie : permettre aux enfants de développer des qualités d'acteur de changement… dès la crèche !

The Most Important Teaching Skill in the History of the Universe

Gloria Perez smiled as she closed down the snack-stand after a busy day. The market survey she conducted turned out to be a good idea—she was really glad that she and her employees had the foresight to think like her customers. After all, it doesn’t make sense to sell cupcakes when the consumers want brownies. Believe it or not, Gloria isn’t (yet) an independent businesswoman. She is student at Cunningham Elementary School in Austin, TX. Gloria is also an English language learner, and when she first arrived at Cunningham, she spoke very limited English.

Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon Launches Roots Of Empathy In the UK at the House of Lords

On 26th November (2012) the official launch of the innovative Roots of Empathy programme took place at a reception in the House of Lords in London. Hosted by Baronesses Walmsley and Benjamin, Roots of Empathy Founder/President and Canadian Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon spoke about the programme and welcomed guests from government, education and supporting charities.

6 Insights Into Creating a School Culture of Empathy

A convening of five schools in 2012 yielded these tips on cultivating empathy in your school.