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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 […]

Lisa's Story

by Lisa Williamson Hello, I’m Lisa and I work in accounts and process applications for MiSP courses (I know, I know but someone has to do it). I am so excited about working for MiSP because I want children to have the wonderful life tool of mindfulness that I discovered for myself only five years ago.  […]

Mental Strength, Agility and Health For All

In an article for the Cambridge University Press report, Education Insights From Cambridge MiSP CEO, Chivonne Preston, talks about the ways mindfulness can equip learners from a wide range of contexts and backgrounds to thrive happily within a challenging and ever-evolving work landscape. “We do not know what specific knowledge our children are going to […]

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, […]

Join Emily on the Great Run

by Emily Brierley – MiSP Youth Ambassador It was such an honour and privilege to be asked to be MiSP’s first Youth Ambassador, after this year’s conference. This role is still in its infancy, yet I have had some wonderful opportunities already to raise awareness of the importance of mindfulness for children, the vital role […]

Being A Present Parent On Results Day

by Matt Wilks Being a parent of a 16 year-old is difficult. This not-quite adult who has emerged from the child you knew and now fills your home with their mess, their technology obsession and their opinions. There’s the nascent next-stages, the blossoming relationships (or not), the faltering first steps into the world of work […]

Embedding mindfulness at Raise the Youth Foundation

  Raise the Youth Foundation is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to bringing people, partnerships, communities and industry together, to raise the youth and invest in young people’s future. Since it was founded in 2011 by CEO Jason Steele, Raise has had a clear vision for its future – to invest in vulnerable young people […]