Cultivating Mindfulness in Education

Wake Up Schools supports educators to bring the practices of mindfulness and applied ethics into their own lives so they may be happy and free, and so they may in turn share these practices with colleagues and students in their school communities.

New Year Educators Retreat at Plum Village

During New Year's week, teachers from around the world gathered in Upper Hamlet, Plum Village to participate in a Level I Wake Up Schools retreat.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2nd Asia-Pacific Mindfulness Conference Retreat

    March 14 - March 18

    Peace in Oneself, Peace in the World This conference retreat is suitable for anyone regardless of experience with mindfulness. It… Read More

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Practicing Peace

We are very happy to share this talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh in Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, on 21 April 1997.  In the presence of the Mayor of Florence, Thay addresses a large group of young people and offers practical ways to cultivate peace at home and in school, care for anger, touch the wonders of this moment and learn to listen deeply and speak lovingly.  TO THE YOUNG PEOPLE A talk given by Thich Nhat Hanh on 21 April 1997 in the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence Dear Friends, I would like… Read more

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Sharing from our Webinar

In this excerpt from our webinar 'Waking up to the here and now', senior dharma teacher Shantum Seth shares about his work in India to support teacher sanghas and mindful schools.