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20 Tips #9: Social distancing and teaching MiSP Curricula

Welcome to MiSP’s series of 20 Top Tips for 2020. We have gathered together the 20 questions we are asked most often and, using a decade’s worth of experience in delivering mindfulness in schools, plus the experiences of our mindfulness community of more than 5,000 trained teachers, we provide the answers! #9: Some ideas and […]

Meeting DfE guidance for September: introducing mindfulness to support children’s wellbeing

For many teachers the summer holidays this year will not provide the mental and physical break from school life that they need. Earlier this month the DfE published its guidance for the full opening of schools in September, outlining how all state-funded schools should prepare for all pupils, in all year groups, to return to […]

20 Tips #8: Teaching Mindfulness Online? Reflections on Safeguarding during School Closures

As we ride the waves of uncertainty and daily changes to government guidance, our daily meetings at MiSP have been dominated by how we can best support students and teachers in the midst of school closures and restricted movement. We are also more than aware of how these changes will have affected many of those […]

20 Tips #6: I'm not based in a school, how do I start to teach Paws b or .b?

We know that many schools invite third party providers to deliver activities in schools. Here are some key factors to consider when contacting schools to offer to teach our mindfulness curricula to their children and young people… Build your credentials Schools are under heavy scrutiny about how they use their limited funding. Make sure that […]

Are you eligible to apply for one of our Supported Places?

Our vision is that more children, regardless of background, have the opportunity to be taught mindfulness skills to help them manage difficulty, achieve their potential and flourish in life. Our charity can offer financial support via our Supported Places scheme to adults working in schools facing particular challenges … Schools with high levels of pupils […]