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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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Ireland Hosts Its First Retreat for Happy Teachers

In March 2018, we held our first Happy Teachers retreat in Ireland. About 35 people arrived at Creagh Castle, Co. Cork to practice together for four days. Some were seasoned practitioners and others were experiencing the practice for the very first time. Br Phap Lai, with the support of Br. Dai Dung and Br. Duc Han, opened a space of such kindness and authenticity. It was very easy to come home to ourselves.

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Watering Good Seeds: Bronx High School Students Work Together on Their Urban Farm

  To reach the Morris Educational Campus from downtown Manhattan, it’s an hour-long subway trip and then a twenty-minute walk through the ethnically mixed streets of the South Bronx. The pink Dunkin’ Donuts logo greets you as you exit the Intervale Avenue stop and Puerto Rican specialty shops color the rest of the way with […]

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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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