News and Updates

Plum Village practitioner helps British students put mindfulness to the test

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Julie Berentsen who has taken part in Educators retreats in London, France and Thailand features in this BBC News Schools Report. Julie, who’s MA focused on teaching mindfulness to students based Thich Nhat Hanh’s approach shared mindfulness with a group of girls from Connaught School for Girls in Leytonstone, east London. It was part of […]

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Wake Up Schools Level II Training

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In the Wake Up Schools office, we receive many inquiries about training, and so it is with great pleasure we announce that applications are now open for: A One-Year Wake Up Schools Level II Training Program (Sponsored by Wake Up Schools and the North American Dharma Teacher Sangha) This training will pair educators with a […]

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Kids and teens, share your stories

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The Mindfulness Bell magazine and Wake Up Schools are looking for children and teens submit writing, poems, artwork or photos inspired by the practice and the Plum Village teachings. Click here for more details on how to share your imagination!

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Wake Up Schools Talks

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Wake Up Schools Films is a great place to check out Wake Up Schools in action and to learn about our vision: to cultivate joy and happiness in every moment.

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“Peace in Oneself, Peace in the World”

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On August 12th-16th, 2015, the First Asia-Pacific Mindfulness Teachers Conference Retreat will be held at Plum Village Mindfulness Academy, Hong Kong. Registration for participants is now open!

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Opening Days at Dharma Primary School (UK)

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This video offers a look into a Plum Village visit to the Dharma Primary School (Brighton, UK) during which monastics helped students, staff and parents cultivate their mindfulness practices.

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