Mindfulness for Schools
About Mindfulness for Schools
Mindfulness is a foundational and essential skill for well-being and social-emotional learning.
Engaging with mindfulness and compassion practices can enhance our collective well-being and enrich interactions and activities in the classroom and beyond.
High-quality evidence-based courses for adults and adolecents (.bFoundations) and children (.breathe) as well as introductory workshops and programmes are available on request.
The 8 session, evidence-based, programme of simple yet powerful practices for adults and adolescents in schools. Completion of this programme will meet prerequisite criteria for training to teach the children’s curricula of Mindfulness in Schools Project (i.e. dots (preschool), pawsb (primary) and/or dotb (post-primary) as part of their work. It also offers crucial foundational support for those who may be currently integrating mindfulness teaching in their work with children and young people.
A 4-session introductory course aimed at the school ‘transition’ years, offering an opportunity for 9 – 14 year olds to ‘dip their toes in mindfulness’. Students explore the ways in which this might support them through the highs and lows of adolescent life. Each session offers experiential learning about attention, how to work with worries, the importance of sleep and being with others.
Teachers’ summer course
An innovative 20 hour retreat-inspired programme for teachers approved by Department of Education and Skills EPV Summer Course Scheme.