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Photo of MiSP trained teacher Gerry Rickard teaching Paws B to pupils at Southern Cross Academy in Mozambique

The Paws b programme has been delivered – to the best of our knowledge – for the very first time in Mozambique to the children at Southern Cross Academy. The programme was delivered by Gerry Rickard, who trained to teach Paws b earlier this year and completed a Masters in Mindfulness-Based Teaching at Bangor University. […]

Appointment of new CEO

The MiSP Board of Trustees is very pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Slater as Mindfulness in Schools Project’s next Chief Executive Officer. Emily will be joining us in September 2021 from her role as CEO and co-founder of the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA), a charity and coalition of 100+ UK organisations working […]

MiSP Welcomes New Trustees to the Board

We are excited to announce the appointment of four new trustees to our Board. These new appointments bring enormously valuable and diverse skills and experience which will strengthen our existing team and help our charity have greater impact. Our new trustees are: Natalie Dunn Nat brings extensive experience in Marketing, Digital and Customer Experience to […]

.b achieves positive outcomes for children and young people

Early Intervention Foundation rates MiSP’s curriculum highly for efficacy and affordability. During this #childrensmentalhealthweek, which shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health, we are proud to announce that following a rigorous assessment process our curriculum, .b, has been awarded high ratings in the well-respected EIF Guidebook. The Early Intervention […]

New - Teaching Skills Workshops

Announcing our new free Teaching Skills Workshops for .b and Paws b teachers We have trained over 6,000 teachers to deliver our .b and Paws b curricula. We are now piloting new 90 minute workshops to provide additional support and continual professional development for adults teaching mindfulness in schools. Mindfulness in Schools Project is committed to nurturing […]

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 […]

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 […]