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How iBme UK is using National Lottery Funding to support young people directly

by Kareem Ghandour At iBme UK our focus is to support young people in developing self-awareness, compassion, and ethical decision making, and empowering them to apply these skills to their lives and communities. For the past four years we’ve offered residential retreats for young people from diverse backgrounds, giving them access to in-depth experiences of […]

MiSP receives accreditation from CPD Standards Office

We are delighted to announce that our charity has successfully received formal independent CPD accreditation from the CPD Standards Office. Mindfulness in Schools Project has successfully passed the rigorous assessment process and joins the CPD Standards Community as a member whose activities have been independently assessed to the highest professional standards. Our online introduction to […]

Mindfulness in Schools Project announces new Chair of Trustees

MiSP is delighted to announce that trustee and co-founder Richard Burnett has been elected as the new Chair of MiSP’s Board of Trustees. Richard has extensive experience of bringing mindfulness to schools, having co-written the flagship .b curriculum and taught mindfulness to thousands of children in schools since 2003. He has been a broadcaster, writer […]

Mindfulness as part of the Curriculum for Wales 2022

There are significant changes ahead for schools in Wales. From September 2022, they will be delivering the new Curriculum for Wales which aspires to raise standards and attainment for all children and deliver an education system that is a “source of national pride and public confidence” (Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education). In this article, we […]

Ceallach Spellman, MiSP Patron

We are delighted to introduce Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Ceallach Spellman. Whether in the hit ITV drama-comedy Cold Feet, BBC’s World on Fire, Waterloo Road, the BAFTA Award-winning Friday Download, or presenting his own show for BBC Radio One, Ceallach ‘Cel’ Spellman has appeared on our mainstream TV and radio for over a decade. […]

Caroline Lucas MP, MiSP Patron

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our new Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Caroline Lucas MP. Caroline is a campaigner, a writer and the Green Party’s first ever MP, twice leading the party and representing Brighton Pavilion since 2010. She has written on subjects such as green economics, localisation, alternatives to globalisation, trade […]

Jon Kabat-Zinn: MiSP Patron

We are delighted to introduce Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Jon Kabat-Zinn. Jon is one of the founding fathers of contemporary mindfulness. Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, it was Jon’s pioneering work at the renowned Stress Reduction Clinic that set the wheels in motion for what became Mindfulness-Based Stress […]

Jerome Flynn, MiSP Patron

We are delighted to introduce Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Jerome Flynn. Jerome is a distinguished actor who has appeared on our screens in award-winning and popular TV series such as ITV’s Solder Solder, BBC’s Ripper Street, Netflix’s Black Mirrror and HBO’s Game of Thrones. As well as being an international TV and film star, […]