The Importance of Teaching Empathy Ed Kirwan, creator of Empathy Week
In this episode I chat with Ed Kirwan, the founder of Empathy Week. Empathy is such an important skill, but it is one even adults can struggle with, Ed shares how Empathy Week can help pupils develop empathy through learning about the experiences of others.
In this episode, Ed shares:
- What Empathy Week can look like in schools.
- Why it is so important the children develop their ability to empathise with others.
- Why he is passionate about ensuring children leave school with empathy as a skill.
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