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.

Educators Retreat - booking now open

The Wake Up Schools team is delighted to offer a week's retreat for Educators in Plum Village, from 28 December to 4 January.
The theme of the retreat is 'Take Care of the Future in the Present Moment'. We hope you can join us!

Upcoming Events

  1. 2018 Educators Retreat at Plum Village: Taking Care of the Future in the Present Moment

    December 28, 2018 - January 4, 2019

    *Booking is now open* We are sharing happy news! This Winter, the Plum Village community is delighted to welcome educators… 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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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.