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Let's Be Friends at School: A Guide to Promoting Empathy and Inclusion
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Quito | 2019 | 72 p.
ISBN 978-9942-31-369-0
Corporate author: 
Latin America and the Caribbean
© El Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la Infancia - UNICEF 2019

Empathy is a skill that allows us to understand the emotions and experiences of other people. This guide seeks to promote empathy in the educational context, to promote peaceful coexistence, inclusion and non-violence in schools. It focuses its vision on the mission of teachers to educate not only the academic curriculum but also their emotional managing skills to deal with their own emotions and those of others.


Resource Type: 
Toolkits and practical guides
Inclusive / Diversity
Level of education: 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Primary education
Secondary education


Socio-emotional skills; Empathy; SEL