Compassion focused pedagogy
Compassion is defined as the noticing or anticipating of disadvantage to others, and taking action to reduce it. It is particularly useful in managing student group work. Compassion Focused Pedagogy (CFP) can enhance participation, promote inclusivity and improve results.
Teaching Resources for CFP
Resources based on CFP and Groupwork, for students with tutor's notes. (Zip file).
Embedding and Assessing Compassion on the University Curriculum (Part 1) - YouTube
In this film, university academics discuss CFP.
Assess compassion in Higher Education? Why and how would we do that?
Theo Gilbert's innovative work which was recognised by the Times Higher Award (2018) and has been shown to reduce attainment gaps between white and BAME students.
Panopto of LTIC staff discussion with commentary on CFP behaviours.
Teaching with Compassion
Times Higher Education (THE) collection of resources 2021.
Compassion in Team Meetings Online - YouTube
Dr Theo Gilbert explains how the science of compassion can be embedded into online team/group meetings for both students and for employees in the (online) wo...
Compassion Focused Pedagogy – Guidelines & Discussion of Group Behaviour
An introduction to CFP intended to stimulate staff discussion. It includes a strategy for introducing CFP to students and a checklist for identifying non-inclusive behaviours.