What we need now … and in the future
We are living at an incredibly uncertain time. We are clearly living in challenging times. The pandemic has been difficult for all of us in different ways and highlighted the inequalities and discrimination in our society. There is suffering throughout the world through continuing conflict, including the new one we are witnessing in Europe. We […]
“It’s s**t this”. Gogglebox and Mindfulness on Christmas Day
by Richard Burnett Gogglebox on Christmas Day at 9:15pm was not where I was expecting to find mindfulness. For those of you who don’t know what it is, Gogglebox is a TV show where you watch other people watching telly. A form of reality TV, imagine a camera on the TV itself, looking back at […]
A day in the life of . . .
The first in a series of blogs inviting MiSP trainers and trained teachers working in schools and other settings to reflect on a working day and explore how mindfulness is embedded in their work and life. A day in the life of David Bignell David has worked in primary education for 31 years and is currently […]
Ways to Rest
Do you ever find yourself postponing a break until the next thing is done? With the intense demands on education staff, intensified by the pandemic, it is no wonder that day after day involves driving relentlessly from one task to another. In addition, as educators and carers, many of us have a habit of putting ourselves […]
The 4 C’s: Creativity, Culture, Contemplation, Community.
by Charisse Minerva For 5 years I taught College Success Skills at a local community college. It was my personal determination to include Mindfulness in the existing curriculum. There was resistance on many levels, mostly due to the lack of familiarity with Mindfulness work in this geographic region. I was determined, so I pushed on. […]
Strategies to Support English as an Additional Language in Schools
On Wednesday 28th April 2021 we hosted the final webinar in our ‘Inviting the Experts…’ series. This is a series of CPD sessions which we have set up recognising the incredible work that is going on in schools right now in particularly challenging circumstances and the need for school staff to have access to informative, […]
Surgeries to support your teaching
At MiSP, we are always looking for ways to help and support you after training to teach our curricula and so, it has been with great excitement, that we have recently launched our ‘teacher surgeries’ for our trained teachers. We have been delighted to hear how useful they have been to the teachers that came […]
Supporting Children and Young People with Neurodiversity
On Tuesday 9th March 2021 we hosted the penultimate webinar from our ‘Inviting the Experts…’ series. This is a series of CPD sessions which we have set up recognising the incredible work that is going on in schools right now in particularly challenging circumstances and the need for school staff to have access to informative, […]