News and Updates

Wake Up Schools participates in Mind & Life Europe Webcast

On Tuesday 20 April, Wake Up Schools took part in a Mind & Life Europe (MLE) webcast. It was part of a series exploring mindfulness in education. The webcast drew together voices from the third MLE webcast series titled “Emerging & Challenging Areas and Next Steps for Contemplative Education”. The webcast was facilitated by Gábor […]

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Wake Up Schools awarded World Happiness Award for Education

On 20 March 2021, Wake Up Schools was awarded laureate for Education by the World Happiness Foundation (WHF) and the United Nations University for Peace. The award was presented as part of World Happiness Week, a week-long international festival to energise wellbeing and happiness for all. The Education award recognizes a community who are improving […]

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Wake Up Schools supporting Healthcare Workers (Viet Nam)

On Sunday 5 April, Wake Up Schools will be co-hosting a workshop in mindfulness practice for Healthcare Workers in Viet Nam. The workshop is hosted with the Center for Healthcare Improvement Research and Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU). Participating will be staff from the Hospital of Tropical Disease and Cho Ray Hospital. These two […]

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NEW VIDEO (French)

Quelques témoignages de pratiquants de pleine conscience, Banu Gokoglan, Marianne Claveau et Frêre Bienveillance, sur comment la pratique de pleine conscience peut nous aider à mieux vivre cette période de confinement avec nos enfants. Idées pratiques et jeux pour des moments partagés plus sereins.  

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Wake Up Schools at the World Happiness Festival

Wake Up Schools will take part in The World Happiness Festival again this year, highlighting inspirational work from around the work and hosting a Q&A from Plum Village. As part of this worldwide festival, we will be speaking with: Wake Up Schools Level II teachers in France and in the USA about their experience of […]

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Educators together at MorningSun

Arriving at Morning Sun I not only realized that I was welcome but that I was home. I was at home with myself and I was at home with a community of beautiful, grateful, inquisitive, curious, loving people. A place where everyone can be their most authentic selves… – participant Held in June 2019, this […]

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The way out is in

Upper Hamlet, 28 December 2019 – 4 December 2020 The community of Upper Hamlet invited teachers from around the world to join them at New Year for a week’s retreat. It was a week to live simply – and to simply live – in community. The teachers were not responsible for learning objectives or successful […]

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Cérémonie Wake Up Schools 123 étape 2

On 2 January 2020 we had the joy of supporting three friends in a ceremony to mark the completion of their Level II mentoring programme. This morning in the Transformation Hall, Upper Hamlet, Plum Village, Thay Phap Dung and Thay Phap Luu led the ceremony to support and welcome our three graduates. The graduates have […]

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(VIDEO) L’étoile de mer

Chers amis, Cette petite vidéo accompagnera vos enfants, et vous même, à restaurer le calme et à cultiver le bien être. L’étoile de mer est une méthode simple et toujours à portée de main 🙂 pour prendre soin de soi et de ses émotions. Nous vous souhaitons une joyeuse pratique. L’équipe de Wake Up Schools

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