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Roots of Empathy

Launch grant round
In progress



Evaluation type:

Efficacy study


School and college


Sheffield Hallam University

About the project

The programme aims to reduce aggression in school children and increase empathy by coaching pupils to connect with a baby and their parent who visits throughout the school year.

About the funding round

  • Themed grant round

    Grant:Launch grant round

    We launched our first grant round in May 2019, awarding a total of £18.1m to 24 projects, working with 36,000 children across England and Wales.

Project protocol

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