News and Updates

Limoges university seeking teachers practicing mindfulness

L’université de Limoges envisage d’ouvrir un DU Education, Ethique et Méditation destiné aux enseignants. Pourriez vous prendre le temps de remplir le formulaire suivant pour aider l’enseignante qui porte le projet à 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 être, sangha de Marseille, Inspir’Action – et Marianne Claveau – membre de l’inter être, sangha de Clermont-Fd, Inspir’Action, ont été invité par l’université de Montpellier pour présenter la vision de Thay en lien avec le care et l’éducation. A notre connaissance c’est une grande […]

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Level II Programme – Wake Up Schools France

Durant l’année 2017/2018 la communauté du Village des pruniers et Wake Up Schools France ont lancé un programme pilote d’accompagnement des enseignants heureux. Cette première année a été un succès et l’accompagnement proposé a été très apprécié par tout le monde. Durant la 4e semaine de la retraite d’été, une cérémonie a été organisée à […]

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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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Educators Mindfulness Retreats in Germany, Italy and the US

Educators mindfulness retreats offer people working in education a chance to come together to learn or develop the basic Plum Village mindfulness practices, share their experience and inspire each other to bring a greater sense of peace, calm and happiness into their classrooms. After a number of successful retreats for educators in 2016, Wake Up […]

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Happy and joyful workshops for educators

Workshops

Many people visit Plum Village in France to end the year and start the new one in an atmosphere of mindfulness and also celebration. It is a time when teachers are often able to visit, and this time a group of educators came together to take part in a series of workshops. The group consisted […]

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Plum Village practitioner helps British students put mindfulness to the test

Julie Berentsen who has taken part in Educators retreats in London, France and Thailand features in this BBC News Schools Report. Julie, who’s MA focused on teaching mindfulness to students based Thich Nhat Hanh’s approach shared mindfulness with a group of girls from Connaught School for Girls in Leytonstone, east London. It was part of […]

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