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The Empathetic School

empathy, Leadership, empathetic

Teacher Quality Standards

  • QS IV: Teachers demonstrate professionalism through ethical conduct, reflection, and leadership.
    • Element A: Teachers demonstrate high standards for professional conduct.

This article from ASCD's March 2018 Educational Leadership Volume 75 provides a definition of empathy and the merits of empathy and compassion in the work of schools and school leaders. The authors discuss what an empathetic school asks and what leading an empathetic school takes. This article is by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Michael Murphy.