Charter of Compassion Education

The Charter for Compassion and Compassionate Fayetteville are partnering to bring compassion trainings and education closer to you through online programming.

The purpose of the Charter for Compassion Education Institute (CEI) is to provide relevant and timely learning experiences for anyone interested in growing compassion in their lives, their work and community, locally and globally.  The Charter’s goal is to connect people from every nation—to share our stories, our perspectives, and our common yearning to create a world of compassion for every being.  One of the ways we are working to make these connections is through education.

Why Compassionate Education?

Our courses are authored by uniquely skilled facilitators who share tools and strategies to cultivate self-compassion, compassion for others, and compassionate action. The education institute offers courses that address the work of compassion in many contexts—in communities, healthcare, business, education, religion and interfaith, social services, the arts, restorative justice, environment, science and research, women and girls and social justice.


We’ve designed courses to support you to:

define and determine how the concept of compassion can make a difference in your personal life, with your clients, in your community, and beyond

gain and practice skills and competencies of self-awareness, self-compassion, and emotional intelligence that are the basis for the initial and continued development of compassion for others

acquire skills and competencies that demonstrate compassion as an action that can be constantly present in our lives to bring about positive change for yourself, your clients and the betterment of the world

explore the attributes (i.e., altruism, caring, empathy, encouragement, happiness, gratitude, kindness, listening abilities, mindfulness, resilience, and responsibility) of compassion as skills that are essential in the continued practice of compassionate action

learn techniques and processes to facilitate further discussions and dialogue with others about compassion and compassionate action

The Charter Education Institute offers online courses which are instructor-lead as well as On-Demand courses for our students so you will have more flexibility to study any time and anywhere at a speed you are comfortable with. Registration is convenient – any day and any time. Please review our available and upcoming courses on our home page Charter Education Institute