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The Lost Qualities of Teachers – Finding a Way Back with Mindfulness

By Liz Lord In this first of a series of blogs looking at the essential qualities of school mindfulness teachers, Liz Lord tracks the explosion in popularity of the children’s book, The Lost Words, by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris, and explores the lessons we can learn from their experiences. I first learned of the […]

Top Tips: How to get mindfulness onto your school timetable

#14  How to get mindfulness onto your school timetable Effective implementation of mindfulness in schools needs planning and thought. One of the most important strategic decisions however is very simple: get mindfulness on the school timetable. Once it’s there, it can be routinely taught, week in, week out, term after term, and hundreds of children […]

Autumn meetings of our new Inclusion and Support Groups

This month saw the inaugural meetings of our Inclusion and Support Groups which have been set up to provide support to our communities and to facilitate dialogue, learning and development. They have provided a wonderful opportunity for mindfulness teachers and practitioners to meet and begin to share experiences, issues and achievements. We look forward to […]

Top Tips: Involving Parents

#12: How can we involve our parent community? Parents are an important part of the school community, and involving them in school life can be a fantastic opportunity whilst also sometimes feeling like a challenge. Providing information We encourage all schools who are teaching mindfulness to their students to let parents know that they are […]