Roots of Empathy in England

History

  • Roots of Empathy launched programmes in England in 2012-2013
  • Nearly 10,000 children have benefited from the programme

Research

  • 93% of pupils reported that if they saw a friend being bullied or treated meanly, they would help them – Roots of Empathy 2019 Annual Programme Evaluation
  • 92% of teachers strongly agreed or agreed that as a result of Roots of Empathy, pupils are more able to understand other people’s points of view. – Roots of Empathy 2018 Annual Programme Evaluation
  • 92% of teachers strongly agreed or agreed that as a result of Roots of Empathy, pupils showed more prosocial behaviour (e.g. sharing, helping, cooperating) by the end of the school year. – Roots of Empathy 2018 Annual Programme Evaluation