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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’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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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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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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Starfish Practice – Getting in Touch with Your Breath

This practice is inspired by Thich Nhat Hanh and the Plum Village Community’s teachings on getting in touch with our breath. Through her personal practice and five years with the children’s sangha in Dublin, Orlaith O’Sullivan narrates this variation called ‘Starfish’.

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Mindful Eating in Manila

Fall in love, stay in love, and it will decide everything.  This was a prayer that I kept close to my heart during a time of discernment.   I knew my prayer was answered with an opportunity to join a mindfulness retreat with the Plum Village monastics.   Listening to Thich Nhat Hanh talking about the […]

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