Education and Early Childhood Development
June 5, 2019

Media Advisory: Minister Warr to Attend Roots of Empathy Annual Baby Celebration

The Honourable Brian Warr, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, will attend the Roots of Empathy Annual Baby Celebration tomorrow (Thursday, June 6). The event is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District Conference Centre, 40 Strawberry Marsh Road, St. John’s.

Roots of Empathy is an international, evidence-based classroom program that has shown significant effect in reducing levels of aggression among school children by raising social and emotional competence and increasing empathy.

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Media contact
Tina Coffey
Education and Early Childhood Development
709-729-1906, 687-9903
tcoffey@gov.nl.ca

2019 06 05                              2:55 p.m.