Risa Juliadilla


Humane Education as a Method of Empathy Character for Children in School. The cases of animal abuse are escalating. The highlighted issue that indicates psychopathology is because of the lack of compassion for exploiting animals. Children with lack empathy and was familiar with the abusing act become a serious problem. To deal with the problem, humane education is a solution to maintain an effective way to cut the abusing behavior emotionally and cognitively within empathy and to have manners toward animals associates with animal welfare understanding. The program may set in a school and the suitable time to apply the program starts from nursery school to elementary school. Humane education is not only “about” animals but also “for” and “with” animals. The literature review aims to provide information on the definitions and procedures of humane education, debate, and solutions for their application in the educational setting and how humane education contributes to constructing empathy for children.


Humane Education; Empathy Character; Children

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