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The purpose of this site is to provide an international hub for scholars, researchers, teachers and students who are working in the rapidly growing field of contemplative education. Its purpose is to facilitate contact, information sharing, collaboration on projects, mentoring students and a range of other activities. The site is designed so that you can register and post your information as well as search the site for colleagues and material that interests you. In addition, it provides a source of information and contacts for those interested in exploring the possibilities of this area of pedagogy and research but who are not yet registered. Both registration and searching are free and so we urge you to register and become a part of the growing and exciting contemplative education community. Fill out the registration form to set up your page. You can post your photo, c.v or brief biography, descriptions of your research projects or teaching praxis, and contact information. Once your page is open, you can update it as new work or information comes available. [ read more ]

Member of the Month

Jack Miller – April 2017

I have been working in the area of holistic education for over 30 years. Much of my work is based on my contemplative practices. As a young American facing the draft, I began doing hatha yoga in 1969 and this led me to start doing vipassana, or insight meditation, in 1974 and have continued doingthese practices on a daily basis. These practices can help one understand how everything is interconnected which is one the main principles of holistic education.

I have been working at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education since 1972.  For 25 years I worked in the OISE field Centres in Thunder Bay and St. Catharines.  This work involved doing consultative work with schools and school boards.

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I have been working in the area of holistic education for over 30 years. Much of my work is based on my contemplative practices. As a young American facing the draft, I began doing hatha yoga in 1969 and this led me to start doing vipassana, or insight meditation, in 1974 and have continued doingthese practices on a daily basis. These practices can help one understand how everything is interconnected which is one the main principles of holistic education. I have been working at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education since 1972.  For 25 years I worked in the OISE field Centres in Thunder Bay and St. Catharines.  This work involved doing consultative work with schools and school boards. Continue Reading

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