The Rubber Skill Development Council (RSDC) has launched Project Saamrath, which is aimed at skilling, upskilling and reskilling 10 lakh personnel involved in the rubber sector, by 2020.Over 10 lakh p
Arkansas NTN Students Learn Empathy and Engineering
Blog Last month, a team of four Arkadelphia High School students won the Students Design for Change at Arkansas Tech University. Under the guidance of teachers
Medical students need to learn the potent medicine of empathy
Medical schools can erode empathy in students. Pre-med school boot camps can help make better doctors by teaching empathy and related "soft" skills.
Why We Must Teach Our Students Empathy
Empathy is more than just a tool to stop bullying or a check box on a curriculum -- it's the foundation of success in school and beyond.
How Stress Disables Empathy in Students
Follow @TimElmore You probably remember the experiment that was conducted among university students in 1978. The experiment was constructed by Darley and Batson to study altruistic behavior, and the way they did this was by testing the possible facts behind the story of the Good Samaritan. The variables to be tested were the relative haste…
Empathy-building through museums: What’s in it for teachers and students?
This is the best way to make good use of museum field trips
Nvidia aims to train 100,000 developers in deep learning, AI technologies
Nvidia's Deep Learning Institute has an expanded curriculum that includes courses for self-driving cars, health care, web services, robotics, video analytics, and financial services.
Ready, Aim, Fire: How This Military Contractor Trains Employees for Warfare
Running a military contracting business is just like running any fast-growing company--except you might get shot.
Program’s aim: Train 20 Hornerstown residents for local jobs
With a new, JARI-led education program, some eligible individuals in Johnstown’s Hornerstown neighborhood can access free training that organizers hope lead to “family-sustaining“ jobs at area companies.
North Middle School students make origami hearts to learn about empathy
MARTINSBURG — Students at North Middle School participated in a weeklong art project in September that focused on empathy.
How Empathy Affects Learning, And How To Cultivate It In Your Students
“The education system forces people to unlearn the empathy they were born with. It’s a system based on always seeming strong, contributing to the economy, and being number one. Being number one is the rule of game, and how we relate to others is fundamentally dismissed.” –Bernard Amadei, Ashoka Fellow and founder of Engineers Without... Read More
How Students Can Use Technology to Create Empathy
As screen time goes up, empathy goes down. Too much information leads to too little emotion. We have a perfect storm of elements hindering this virtue.
IU Southeast students learn empathy from NAHA residents
NEW ALBANY — Ninety Indiana University Southeast students spent Wednesday morning learning life lessons in empathy and compassion from New Albany Housing Authority (NAHA) residents.
How Performing in Theater Can Help Build Empathy in Students
By encouraging students to add more performance back into the text, Shakespeare's works are gaining greater purpose.
Why We Must Teach Our Students Empathy
Years of dedicated research and practice have demonstrated that social and emotional intelligence now stands out as a better predictor of…
7 ways to teach perspective taking and stretch students’ empathy muscles
When children can grasp another’s perspective, they are more likely to be empathetic, anticipate the other’s behavior or thinking, handle conflicts peacefully, be less judgmental, value differences, speak up for those who are victimized, and act in ways that are more helpful, comforting, and supportive of others.
University of Arkansas Nursing Students Learn Advocacy and Empathy from Work with Homeless
Eight senior nursing students from the University of Arkansas (UA) Eleanor Mann School of Nursing have been getting to know the homeless people of Fayetteville through a 7-week clinical rotation with 7hills Homeless Center. Working with the homeless has taught them empathy and how to think beyond immediate treatment, an immensely valuable skill that they …
Which bits of advice do developing country decision makers actually listen to? Great new research
Another interesting feedback loop in the aid system: a new report, The Marketplace of Ideas for Policy Change summarizes a The marketplace survey of
Building a j-school from scratch: How The New School aims to bring journalism and design together
"I'm not so much interested in specific skills as dispositions. Are we helping people be able to learn really fast, so when things do change they can move with it without completely freaking out?"
How one Illinois program aims to train more resilient, longer-lasting teachers
Combating teacher burnout has taken on new significance with a dire teacher shortage facing the state.