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3rd International Mindfulness in Schools Conference, 2013, featuring Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness in Schools Project

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

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The schedule for the day is as follows:

09.15            Doors Open

10.00            Welcome and Introduction

10.05            Jon Kabat-Zinn

                     Mindfulness and its role in Education

11.15            Richard Burnett and Chris Cullen

                     What is .b?

12.00            Amanda Bailey and pupils from Altrincham Girls 

                     Grammar School; Dominic Morris and pupils from

                     Bethnal Green Academy

                     The Classroom Experience of .b

12.30             Lunch.

2.00              Professor Willem Kuyken

                     The Mindfulness in Schools Research Agenda

2.25              Sarah Silverton, Tabitha Sawyer, Rhian Roxburgh

                      and pupils from Ysgol Pen y Bryn

                      Paws .b - a new primary mindfulness curriculum

2.50              Jon Kabat-Zinn

                     Wisdom in Teaching Mindfulness

3.45              Richard Burnett and Chris Cullen

                     What next for mindfulness in schools?

4.10              Chris Ruane, MP

                     Mindfulness in Schools: a Political Agenda

4.30              End


We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker will be Jon Kabat-Zinn, the originator of secular mindfulness programmes, who will present his inspirational  vision of mindfulness in education. He will also explain why he has taken such a keen interest in the development of the Mindfulness in Schools Project's  .b  curriculum. The afternoon will include a rare opportunity to work with Jon as he leads mindfulness practices, shares personal insights into the art of teaching mindfulness, and answers questions from the floor.

There will also be presentations from Professor Willem Kuyken of the Mood Disorder Clinic, University of Exeter, on current research into the effectiveness and benefits for students of participating in the .b programme and from Sarah Silverton of the Centre for Mindfulness Research & Practice, Bangor University, who is developing a primary school version of .b with teachers in North Wales. 

This conference will be suitable for anyone interested in the wellbeing of young people and the role of mindfulness in promoting this, e.g. school teachers, parents, mindfulness teachers, school counsellors and psychologists working with children and adolescents.

Tickets are £110.00, plus Eventbrite's handling fee of £6.29.  Lunch is not included. Please note that tickets are non-refundable. If you require further information on the programme, please email

We look forward to sharing this special day with you!

Many thanks, the MiSP team.



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When & Where

Friends House
173 Euston Road
NW1 2AX London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (GMT)

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Mindfulness in Schools Project

MiSP is a charity whose aim is to inform, create, train and support the teaching of secular mindfulness to young people and those who care for them.

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