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Sharings from ‘Happy Teachers Change the World’: Part two

đź“™ Our book ‘Happy Teachers Change the World: A guide for cultivating mindfulness in education’ is filled with practical mindfulness exercises from teachers around the world.  This is the second in a series of sharings from the book. You can read more about variations on this practice and 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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Podcast on Happy Teachers Change the World

Prof. Katherine Weare was recently interviewed by The Middle Way Society about ‘Happy Teachers Change the World’, the award-winning practical manual on mindfulness in education that she co-wrote with Thich Nhat Hanh. Katherine speaks about her first ‘taste’ of the Plum Village tradition and the value of the emphasis that Thay places on nourishing ethical, […]

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Supporting Uganda – thank you all!

A HUGE thank you to all those who have worked together to support our two Educators Retreats in Uganda. The retreats are being supported by the Irish Embassy, the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers), Parallax Press and Gail Wallace & Family. Thank you all! This offering of love and gratitude takes the form of: food, accommodation, […]

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

📙 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.  📙 We’ll be offering some of our favourite highlights over the coming months.  📙 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’universitĂ© de Limoges envisage d’ouvrir un DU Education, Ethique et MĂ©ditation destinĂ© aux enseignants. Pourriez vous prendre le temps de remplir le formulaire suivant pour aider l’enseignante qui porte le projet Ă  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 ĂŞtre, sangha de Marseille, Inspir’Action – et Marianne Claveau – membre de l’inter ĂŞtre, sangha de Clermont-Fd, Inspir’Action, ont Ă©tĂ© invitĂ© par l’universitĂ© de Montpellier pour prĂ©senter la vision de Thay en lien avec le care et l’Ă©ducation. A notre connaissance c’est une grande […]

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Level II Programme – Wake Up Schools France

Durant l’annĂ©e 2017/2018 la communautĂ© du Village des pruniers et Wake Up Schools France ont lancĂ© un programme pilote d’accompagnement des enseignants heureux. Cette première annĂ©e a Ă©tĂ© un succès et l’accompagnement proposĂ© a Ă©tĂ© très apprĂ©ciĂ© par tout le monde. Durant la 4e semaine de la retraite d’Ă©tĂ©, une cĂ©rĂ©monie a Ă©tĂ© organisĂ©e Ă  […]

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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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