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The power of MiSP Supported Places

“The supported placements from MiSP have enabled us to develop a culture of Mindfulness in our setting. The supported placements have helped to create that like-minded skilled team to deliver curricula for all ages in a range of settings.” As a charity, MiSP, offers its training through two routes: One is directly to schools (or […]

School chalboard with a decorated Christmas tree in front of it and a snowman made from white plastic cups and recycling

As the festive season approaches, it’s a privilege to be asked to contribute to the MiSP blog and have this opportunity to be in touch with you all, the amazing MiSP network and community of teachers and friends. It feels like a gift. Thank you for any attention you give to these few words. My […]

MYRIAD Reflections

Thank you to all trained teachers who attended the MiSP MYRIAD reflections surgery on Wednesday 21st September 2022, at which MiSP’s Co-founder and Chair, Richard Burnett, shared some background. In response to feedback from attendees, here are some more of Richard’s reflections on the recently published findings from the MYRIAD project; a large randomised control […]

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. […]

A day in the life of . . .

A day in the life of Maggie Farrar Mindfulness has been such an important part of my life for many years. I have always been attracted to meditation and particularly the roots of contemporary, secular mindfulness in Buddhist psychology. When I came across mindfulness 20 years ago it seemed to show me a way of […]