Events Archive

“Happy Educators Change the World”

Blue Cliff Monastery in Pine Bush, New York, USA will hold its first Wake Up Schools retreat July 23-27, 2014. Dharma Teachers Richard Brady and John Bell and IO member Valerie Brown will join Blue Cliff monastics to provide an opportunity for educators and others who work with young people to learn about handling strong emotions, generating joy and happiness and other practices.

More information about the retreat „Happy Educators Will Change The World“ is available on the Blue Cliff website.


Binley Farm, Gloucestershire, UK

Mindful Educators Retreat, August 7 @ 09:30 – August 13 @ 11:00

Mindfulness Retreat for Educators
Mindfulness retreat led by Thich Nhat Hanh with international guest speakers from the field of mindfulness and education
August 11-17, 2013
Brock University
Toronto, Canada
Applied Ethics Retreat
Mindfulness retreat for teachers, youth workers, and anyone who works with young people
April 4-8, 2013
Mahachulalongkomrajavidyalaya University
Ayutthaya, Thailand

Educators Retreat: Deepening the Practice, Building the Community
Non-residential retreat for teachers, youth workers, and anyone who works with young people
October 27-28, 2012
The American School of London
London, England
Applied Ethics and Mindfulness
3 weekend courses for educators with Sr. Annabel and Sr. Jewel
March 23-25, April 20-22, and May 25-27, 2012
European Institute of Applied Ethics
Waldbröl, Germany
Flyer (in German)
Applied Ethics: An Exploration of Mindful Education
March 30 – April 2, 2012
London, UK

  • » Orientation by Thich Nhat Hanh [audio]
  • » Taking Care of the Teacher by Sr. Chau Nghiem & Br. Phap Dung [audio; video]
  • » Happy Teachers Will Change the World by Thich Nhat Hanh [audio]
  • » Education as Interbeing by Thich Nhat Hanh [audio]
Applied Ethics: An Exploration of Mindful Education
December 29, 2011 – January 5, 2012
Plum Village, France

  • » How to Cultivate Joy & Happiness by Sr. Chau Nghiem [video]
  • » New Year’s Eve talk by Thich Nhat Hanh [video]
  • » Caring for our Relationships by Sr. Hoi Nghiem & Br. Phap Dung [video]
  • » Applied Mindfulness of Breathing by Thich Nhat Hanh [video]