Mindfulness

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 […]

Schools Sit Together for Children's Mental Health Week 2020 - Thank You!

THANK YOU! A huge thank you to all the UK and overseas schools and teachers who took part in our third #SchoolsSitTogether event on Wednesday 5th February. We had a brilliant response again with hundreds of children and adults taking part across the country and further afield. Once again the event really emphasised the power […]

20 Tips #2: Funding

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! #2: How can I […]

Announcing the launch of our Early Career Teachers’ Support Fund!

We are offering financial support to teachers at the early stages of their careers to learn mindfulness for themselves and train to teach it to children. Applications will be welcome from all UK schools and awards made on a first come first served basis to individuals within four years of achieving Qualified Teacher Status … […]

Mindfulness in Schools Project announces new Chair of Trustees

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 […]