Narrative 4 Ireland:

Empathy Education:

Ends Division. Ends Prejudice.  Ends Stereotyping.  Ends Exclusion. Ends Hate.

Join a community of educators across Ireland who believe in the transformative power of instilling empathy skills in youth.

The Narrative 4 Empathy School Award is a new national award that aims to recognise and celebrate secondary schools that promote empathy, kindness and connection among students and staff.
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 We train secondary school teachers and youth workers to facilitate circle-work based empathy education units with youth. The certified training consists of four modules delivered online.  

 

Our main empathy education unit 'The Story Exchange' is an evidence-based model that improves social and emotional skills in young people.

Paula O’ Sullivan, a Secondary School teacher at Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, and her students speak about the impact of the Story Exchange.

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A new Empathy Education module for 2022!

The Narrative 4km Walk & Talk Empathy Challenge is an outdoor exercise lesson where students reconnect with each other through a facilitated empathy-building activity.

Schools can register on the website for teacher and student resources. Participating schools receive lesson plans, poster packs, student merchandise and a Self-Empathy Handbook.

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Check out some of the past projects and collaborations we have run at Narrative 4 Ireland.

Breaking down barriers between prisoners and students.

The Story Exchange Project was a collaborative initiative between Mountjoy Prison, Gaisce-The Presidents' Award  Maynooth University and Narrative 4.

Rethink Ireland – Youth Mental Health Award

Narrative 4 won the Youth Mental Health Award in 2018. This four year funding award of €300,000, plus supports, recognises Narrative 4’s innovative approach to youth mental health. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Limerick City Tidy Towns Winner 2017

Our Empathy Centre won the Limerick City Tidy Towns overall building of the year in 2017! The award recognized the renovation of a disused library space into a 21st century civic space.

Rethink Ireland – Youth Mental Health Award

Narrative 4 won the Youth Mental Health Award in 2018. This four year funding award of €300,000, plus supports, recognises Narrative 4’s innovative approach to youth mental health. Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Limerick City Tidy Towns Winner 2017

Our Empathy Centre won the Limerick City Tidy Towns overall building of the year in 2017! The award recognized the renovation of a disused library space into a 21st century civic space.