Our ambition is that every child in Medway enjoys an Outstanding Education

Mindfulness Taster Session

Ref: Mindfulness Taster Session
Price: £15 per person
Date: 05/10/20 - 05/10/20
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Type: CPD Course
Target: Adults working in education
Training Venue: Online via Google MeetTBC

Come and find out about Mindfulness and how it could help you and your children in this twilight taster session.  Click here for the information flyer.

Please complete the registration form at the end of this page.

 

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is all about learning to direct our attention to our experience as it unfolds, moment by moment, with open-minded curiosity, kindness and acceptance.  Rather than worrying about what has happened or might happen, it trains us to explore and respond skilfully to whatever is happening right now.

 

Why teach it in schools?

Benefits for adults: Mindfulness training has been shown to improve health and wellbeing. It can help

staff think more clearly, perform better and feel calmer and less anxious. It is increasingly being used in business, education and sports training to improve job satisfaction and performance.

 

What are the benefits for children?

Mindfulness interventions have shown the potential to improve attention, social skills, academic attention, test anxiety and psychological health.

 

The Facilitator

David Bignell is the Head Teacher of a local primary school where he has introduced Mindfulness to both adults and children. Since 2014 he has trained with Bangor University and the Mindfulness in Schools Project and regularly attends Mindfulness retreats and training courses.

 

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the_mtsa - May 31
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the_mtsa - April 23
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the_mtsa - April 20
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