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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Gli educatori felici cambiano il mondo – Educators Retreat (Italy)

    July 21 - July 28

    Questo ritiro intesse pratiche di consapevolezza nei diversi momenti della vita quotidiana, coltivando  l’arte di vivere in presenza mentale. Gli… Read More

Thich Nhat Hanh’s Vision for Cultivating Mindfulness in Education

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Mindful Eating in Manila

Fall in love, stay in love, and it will decide everything.  This was a prayer that I kept close to my heart during a time of discernment.   I knew my prayer was answered with an opportunity to join a mindfulness retreat with the Plum Village monastics.   Listening to Thich Nhat Hanh talking about the dharma gave me a better understanding of myself as a Catholic sharing a common humanity with everyone else, that no matter how people are labeled according to their color, culture, and beliefs, we all aspire… Read more

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Glimpses into the Practice

Apr 27, 2018  A glimpse at the practice -- these are short testimonials from educators who have taken core mindfulness practices and adapted… Read More

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Happy Teachers will Change the World: The Film

'Happy Teachers Will Change the World' is a film about teachers learning mindfulness, true transformation and happiness. Please share it to help us inspire as many teachers as possible to explore mindfulness in their lives and their classrooms.

By artist/filmmaker Wouter Verhoeven.