Roots of Empathy in Prince Edward Island

History

Roots of Empathy programs started in Prince Edward Island in 2000.

Impact

  • Prince Edward Island was the first Atlantic province in Canada to offer the Roots of Empathy program
  • 92% of teachers with Roots of Empathy in their classrooms strongly agreed or agreed that as a result of the program, students are more empathic to one another
  • 97% of students who participated in Roots of Empathy, reported learning that everybody has feelings