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Research into implementing mindfulness in schools

MYRIAD involves a range of studies, including a seven-year randomised control trial and research project funded by the Wellcome Trust. It is investigating whether and how mindfulness training (MiSP’s .b) can be used to prevent depression and build resilience during early adolescence, to establish whether mindfulness can be an effective and cost-effective approach to promoting […]

Recurring themes from our Teaching Mindfully conference

We were delighted to welcome so many delegates to our maiden online conference on Saturday 20th June. Over 900 educators joined us throughout the day for a series of insightful and informative talks, presentations and case studies from our broad range of expert speakers. Punctuating the day with some short mindfulness practices, we also had […]

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 […]

Mindfulness and Emotionally Friendly Schools

MiSP ran workshops entitled ‘Changing the weather in the staffroom and the classroom’ at the 5th annual conference hosted by Emotionally Friendly Schools (EFS) attended by 140 delegates in Greater Manchester this week.There was a great deal of interest in our whole-school approach to improving children’s mental health and wellbeing … Supported by Salford Educational […]