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Empathy Lab Training Day (Cambridge)

Friday 27th March, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Read Stories, Build Empathy, Make a Better World

Aim: to lay the foundations for schools’ empathy strategies and work towards a major celebration of Empathy Day, 11 June 2020

Who should come: members of the Senior Leadership Team; English and literacy co-ordinators; other relevant staff eg pastoral / PSHE leads; school librarian

You will learn about:

  • The different elements of empathy and its educational importance
  • The research showing how books and book-talk can build empathy
  • How schools are achieving school development priorities by integrating work on empathy with literacy and reading for pleasure
  • How to teach children about empathy and develop their empathy skills and social activism
  • Which books are good for empathy-focused work, and why

You will develop:

  • Your understanding of how your school can use books to build empathy, literacy and social action
  • Your own plan for work leading up to Empathy Day in June 2020
  • Your next steps in working with EmpathyLab

For more information download this information sheet – Empathy Lab Training Day Information

To book go  to the Teach in Cambs website and search “Empathy” – or click here for direct link.


Friday 27th March,
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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The Kite TSA Cambridge


Faculty of Education
Hills Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 8PQ United Kingdom
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