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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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North American Educators Level II Training Program

Applications are now open for:   A One-Year Wake Up Schools Level II Training Program for North American Educators   Sponsored by Wake Up Schools and the North American Dharma Teacher Sangha   Accepting Applications through June 30, 2019   Wake Up Schools training consists of three levels. – Level I training is focused on […]

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Parallel Verses for our Happy Teachers

A special gift for you! It is our joy to share a special version of this year’s parallel verses that Br Bao Tang created as a souvenir gift for you. Download PDF here. This calligraphy reads ‘Harmony at School / Peace all Around’, a variation of our parallel verses for 2022 ‘Harmony at Home / […]

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North America – Level II Training Programme now open

Our next Level II Training program is now open for educators working in North America. Applications will be accepted until 31 May 2022. Level II training involves participating in a one-year cohort with a Wake Up Schools Level III trainee, and/or lay Dharma Teacher, or Order of Interbeing member, giving practice lessons, and sharing about your practice […]

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Gratitude for our beloved teacher

Gratitude for our teacher Plum Village has created a range of beautiful spaces to hold our appreciation, respect and sorrow at the passing of our teacher. You can see highlights of memorial ceremonies, find out more about the life of Thich Nhat Hanh, read tributes and share your own gratitude for our beloved teacher.

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New International Weekend Retreat Announced!

SAVE THE DATE!! Online Wake Up Schools Retreat Friday 25 – Sunday 27 February 2022 With Thay Phap Dung and Thay Phap Luu What does it mean to be a mindful teacher today? An international online retreat hosted by Wake Up Schools, from Friday 25 to Sunday 27 February 2022, for educators practicing in the […]

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New video: Happiness-Based Education in Vietnam

  In this conversation between Anh-Le Ho-Gia and Orla O’Sullivan, they discuss the inspiration and approach to building happiness-based educational communities in Central Vietnam. This video was created for the 95th birthday (continuation day) of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (11 October 2021).

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New Happy Teachers Sangha for North America

Happy Teachers Sangha NA is a new monthly space for educators to practice in the Plum Village tradition, connect with each other and offer unconditional care to ourselves. We will meet at a time that meets the needs of most North American educators, but all are welcome regardless of location. Like Happy Teacher Sangha, our format is: guided […]

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New Webinar Recording: Walking the Teacher’s Path with Mindfulness

We are delighted to share this rich conversation between Richard Brady & Kaira Jewel Lingo. In this webinar, these two respected teachers discuss practical approaches to embody mindfulness for educators, and explore how mindfulness can ripple through the entire school. Richard shares reflections on his many years as a maths teacher and talks about his […]

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