Teaching

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 […]

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. […]

SEND-supportive versions of .b now available

In line with our aim to make our curricula as accessible as possible, we are creating special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) supportive versions of student-facing materials. These materials consider the difficulties experienced by some when reading text, and allow for the sounding out of written text to facilitate ease of reading. In consultation with […]