News and Updates

Sharings from ‘Happy Teachers Change the World’: part one

ūüďô¬†Our book ‘Happy Teachers Change the World: A guide for cultivating mindfulness in education’ is filled with practical mindfulness exercises and sharings from teachers around the world.¬† ūüďô¬†We’ll be offering some of our favourite highlights over the coming months.¬† ūüďô¬†You can buy the book at:http://www.parallax.org/product/happy-teachers-change-the-world-a-guide-for-cultivating-mindfulness-in-education/

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Sharing from our Webinar: Mary & Christine (Uganda)

At our Wake Up Schools webinar on 20 October 2018, Mary and Christine offered a powerful sharing about their work to help change the culture of violence towards children in Uganda. We have a delegation returning to Uganda in 2019 to share the practice and support loving, kind communities.¬†     To support our work […]

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Glimpse into a Happy School in Vietnam

If you joined us for our webinar,¬† you’ll have had the chance to hear a little from Anh-Le Ho-Gia, who is doing beautiful work supporting mindful, loving schools in Vietnam. Among many other responsibilities, Le is also a senior advisor of HBE Integrated Schools in Ha Tinh province, Central Vietnam. Since July 2017, Le has […]

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Limoges university seeking teachers practicing mindfulness

L’universit√© de Limoges envisage d’ouvrir un DU Education, Ethique et M√©ditation destin√© aux enseignants. Pourriez vous prendre le temps de remplir le formulaire suivant pour aider l’enseignante qui porte le projet √† l’adapter au mieux. https://goo.gl/forms/jREiJreE9JXYb2n73

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University conversation about Wake Up Schools France

Jeudi 22 et vendredi 23/11, Vincent Nicotri – membre de l’inter √™tre, sangha de Marseille, Inspir’Action – et Marianne Claveau – membre de l’inter √™tre, sangha de Clermont-Fd, Inspir’Action, ont √©t√© invit√© par l’universit√© de Montpellier pour pr√©senter la vision de Thay en lien avec le care et l’√©ducation. A notre connaissance c’est une grande […]

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Level II Programme – Wake Up Schools France

Durant l’ann√©e 2017/2018 la communaut√© du Village des pruniers et Wake Up Schools France ont lanc√© un programme pilote d’accompagnement des enseignants heureux. Cette premi√®re ann√©e a √©t√© un succ√®s et l’accompagnement propos√© a √©t√© tr√®s appr√©ci√© par tout le monde. Durant la 4e semaine de la retraite d’√©t√©, une c√©r√©monie a √©t√© organis√©e √† […]

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Glimpses into the Practice

A glimpse at the practice — these are short testimonials from educators who have taken core mindfulness practices and adapted the to their educational settings. Enjoy and feel free to share your experience!

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Scholarships Available for Upcoming Educators Retreat in US

There are a limited number of scholarships available for our upcoming educators retreat at Blue Cliff Monastery in New York state. ¬†Those who identify as persons of color, and those of other diverse and underserved communities, are warmly invited¬†to this retreat.¬†¬†The¬†scholarships available are based on need.¬† To apply, please contact¬†bluecliffeducators@gmail.com Educators Retreat – Blue Cliff, […]

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Training “Happy Teachers” in Uganda

During a¬†three-week retreat in Plum Village in France, I was fully immersed for the first time in my life in an intensive training in mindful living. ¬†I have been meditating for many years but being invited to walk mindfully, to eat mindfully, to sit, stand, greet friends, climb hills, wash pots, pans and dishes mindfully […]

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