Our mission statement is “to build emotional resilience in children and adults in school settings and in the wider school community by using mindfulness”.
Links and Online Resources
MiSP – the Mindfulness in Schools Project
Now a national charity which began in 2009 by Richard Burnett and Chris Cullen, both teachers and mindfulness trainers, who believed that the young people in their classrooms could benefit from learning mindfulness skills. Written by teachers for teachers and using the evidence based model that has been tested all over the world MiSP is leading the way in maintaining the very high standards and thought through approach the Mindful teaching. As a not for profit organisation you can be sure of both the vale and the cost effectiveness of the programs they offer.Click here to go to the Misp homepage.
Oakdale Centre (CIC)
The Oakdale Centre is the umbrella not for profit organisation that Mindful Teaching exists within. We can work with their team of psychologists and counselors to provide a wrap around service for schools mental health and well-being. Over thirteen years experience of working with children, young people and families at the acute and chronic end of the mental health interventions.Click here to be taken to the Oakdale center's homepage.
Mindful Schools was founded in 2007 as a program of a single school in Oakland CA. Today, it is a not-for- profit training organization with online and in-person courses, content, and a network of mindful educators spanning all 50 U.S. states and 100+ countries.Click here to be taken to the Mindful Schools homepage.
There are literally thousands of Mindfulness and Mindfulness related sites on the internet. It is a world-wide phenomenon. But we urge care in digesting what some of these sites may promise and say. Mindfulness is addressing a very deep seated need in modern society – mental health and well-being. Introducing it to a school in a meaningful and well planned way takes time and experience.