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.[dot-be], is the name for the
range of courses created by the
Mindfulness in Schools Project, a
non-profit organisation whose aim is
to encourage, support and research
the teaching of secular mindfulness
in schools. Find out more >>

What is .b

Homepage What is <strong><span class="red-dot">.</span><span class="blue-b">b</span></strong>?

What is .b?

Info for teachers, parents & students about learning & teaching mindfulness. [More]

How do I train?

Homepage What course is right for me?

What course is right for me?

Learn more about the .b course offerings. [More]

What is Mindfulness?

Homepage What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

Understand what it is and how it can benefit school communities. [More]

Where is the Evidence?

Homepage Where is the Evidence?

Where is the evidence?

Access research about mindfulness for both adults and kids. [More]

Teach .b Course Dates

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16th - 19th February, 2016London, UKRegister
29th March - 1st April, 2016London, UKRegister

Teach Paws b Course Dates

DatesLocationRegistration & More Info
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19th - 21st February, 2016London, UKFull
30th March -1st April, 2016London, UKRegister

Teach .b Foundations Course Dates

DatesLocationCourse information, Price & application form
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19th - 21st March 2016London, UKRegister
13th - 15th May 2016Sussex, UKRegister

Mindfulness Research

Developing mindfulness with children and young people: a review of the evidence and policy context. Katherine Weare, Emeritus Professor, Universities of Exeter and Southampton.     Read more here →
Evidence for Mindfulness: Impacts on the Wellbeing and Performance of School Staff. Katherine Weare, Emeritus Professor, Universities of Exeter and Southampton.     Read more here →
cambridge-exeter Exeter/Cambridge study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry details the effectiveness of the Mindfulness in Schools Project and the .b curriculum.Read more here →

Researchers find that those children who participated in the .b mindfulness programme reported fewer depressive symptoms, lower stress and greater wellbeing than the young people in the control group.Approximately 80% of the young people said they continued using practices taught in MiSP’s mindfulness curriculum after completing the nine week programme. Teachers and schools also rated the curriculum as worthwhile and very enjoyable to learn and teach.View the full collaborative report here →

Mindfulness for Teachers: A pilot study to assess effects on stress, burnout, and teaching efficacy. Despite the crucial role of teachers in fostering children’s academic learning and social–emotional well-being, addressing teacher stress in the classroom remains a significant challenge in education.     Read the full study here →

In The News

Amy Footman, Head of School, Stanley Grove Primary Academy, and Paws b teacher trainer on BBC Breakfast.

Channel 5 News: Mindfulness – the scheme teaching children to relax.

Tabitha Sawyer, co-creator of the Paws b primary school curriculum, speaks at TEDx Cardiff.

Richard Burnett, co-founder of .b, guides us through a short mindfulness meditation and shares his experience of teaching mindfulness in schools.

Dominic Morris on BBC Radio

bbc 949MiSP’s Dominic Morris speaks about mindfulness on BBC London 94.9 with Harriet Scott and Tim Arthur:

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Staff and children share their experience of mindfulness and .b

Claire Kelly joins Team Renaissance for Podcast 30

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