Empathy Reads – recommendations from
Patron of Reading conference, September 2016
We asked delegates at the September 2016 Patron of Reading conference: “which books have helped you understand someone else better (adult or children’s)?”
This is what they said - verbatim and in no particular order!
Books recommended more than once
Schools development group
Why empathy, and why stories?
Why a Schools Development Group?
We are forming a time limited development group of pioneering schools to test ideas and approaches.
What’s in it for you
Who will be involved in the Group
What you will be testing and feeding back on
We will send a menu of options and you can work on as much or as little as you like. Ideally we’re aiming for whole school approaches, but as long as the Headteacher is aware and involved, elements could be trialled just by one class. Examples: