Mindfulness

It’s like the Wild West out there! Mindfulness myth-busting.

Did you know that if you Google mindfulness training, the search gives rise to 399,000,000 results? At least, that was today’s count. It therefore comes as no surprise that, when applying to take part in MiSP’s teacher training courses, there’s a certain amount of confusion when trying to identify what previous mindfulness training and experience […]

Mindfulness as part of the Curriculum for Wales 2022

There are significant changes ahead for schools in Wales. From September 2022, they will be delivering the new Curriculum for Wales which aspires to raise standards and attainment for all children and deliver an education system that is a “source of national pride and public confidence” (Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education). In this article, we […]

Caroline Lucas MP, MiSP Patron

It is with great pleasure that we introduce our new Mindfulness in Schools Project patron: Caroline Lucas MP. Caroline is a campaigner, a writer and the Green Party’s first ever MP, twice leading the party and representing Brighton Pavilion since 2010. She has written on subjects such as green economics, localisation, alternatives to globalisation, trade […]

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

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.  I was first […]

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, […]