Mindfulness In Education

Mindfulness is becoming recognized by schools as a beneficial practice for their students, residents, and faculty. Mindfulness is cultivated to promote educator self-care, self-awareness, and empathy with the ultimate aim of mutually improving educator well-being and the quality of student care. Programs also frequently discuss how to directly integrate mindfulness into clinical practice.

Integrating Mindfulness Training into K-12 Education: Fostering the Resilience of Teachers and Students integrating mindfulness into K-12 classrooms (Mindfulness, 2012)
Over the past decade, training in mindfulness—the intentional cultivation of moment-by-moment non-judgmental focused attention and awareness—has spread from its initial western applications in medicine to other fields, including education. This paper reviews research and curricula pertaining to the integration of mindfulness training into K-12 education, both indirectly by training teachers and through direct teaching of students.

 

Mindfulness with Children and Families conference
8 – 11 July 2016

The 2016 Conference will be themed around Mindfulness with Children and Families.
The Venue is Reichel Hall, Bangor, Gwynedd UK

http://www.bangor.ac.uk/mindfulness/conference.php.en