Roots of Empathy in the Isle of Man

 

Launched in 2008-2009, over 2,000 Isle of Man children have benefited from the program.

 

 

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“Roots of Empathy can change the world! It can teach the world how to treat others.”


- Grade 5 Student
What can Roots of Empathy teach the world?
"Mums love makes his brain grow."
 

   











 

 

 

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  ‘Tiny Teachers’ enjoy the Isle of Man baby celebration.
  • Isle of Man was the first country in Europe to provide the Roots of Empathy program through its schools.

 

  • In November 2011, The Children's Centre was awarded the Mannvend Award for Corporate Social Responsibility at the annual Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence, in part for its role in providing the Roots of Empathy program to schools across the country.

 

  • 2009-2010 study of Year 2 students in Isle of Man primary schools revealed that "Year 2 students in the Roots of Empathy program displayed improved social and emotional competence and positive social behaviours."

 

 

 

  • On the Isle of Man, Roots of Empathy is supported by:



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