In the Ottiya Empathy Issue, we explore the intersections of empathy and learning. We uncover how education innovators all over the world understand and conceptualize empathy in different ways. Together with our contributors, we explore questions such as: what does empathy mean to you? Why should we teach children about empathy? What are the challenges of incorporating empathy into existing curricula?

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AuthorShivi Chandra

5 Tips for Cultivating Empathy

Empathy is at the heart of what it means to be human. It’s a foundation for acting ethically, for good relationships of many kinds, for loving well, and for professional… Read More

Developing Empathy Through Writing

Writing, like any other art form, involves a certain degree of empathy; empathy for a created world and the characters living in that world. My role as an educator is… Read More

Me + You = Us

Having been brought up to quickly navigate through different languages and cultures in Asia, North America, and Europe, I found Finland quite the challenging place.  Not only is the language… Read More