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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

Abid Azam

Abid Azam – April 2016

Greetings fellow Contemplative Education members,

I’m honoured to have this platform to introduce myself to you and share my current interests and projects. I am currently in the first year of the PhD Clinical Psychology program at YorkU, and completed my Master’s in Kinesiology & Health Science Master’s during 2013-2015. I came across the teachings, practices, and perspectives of mindfulness late during my undergraduate years, and consider myself quite fortunate that they presented themselves to me as they have provided great traction for me in both my personal and academic life.
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Abid Azam
Greetings fellow Contemplative Education members, I’m honoured to have this platform to introduce myself to you and share my current interests and projects. I am currently in the first year of the PhD Clinical Psychology program at YorkU, and completed my Master’s in Kinesiology & Health Science Master’s during 2013-2015. I came across the teachings, practices, and perspectives of mindfulness late during my undergraduate years, and consider myself quite fortunate that they presented themselves to me as they have provided great traction for me in both my personal and academic life. [ Continue reading ... ]
Tom Culham

Tom Culham – March 2016

Tom, an engineer with a 30-year career, held a variety of senior business leadership roles including: consulting engineer, trade association representative, and forest products manufacturing executive. Tom completed his Ph. D in 2012 at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Education.

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Tom Culham

Tom, an engineer with a 30-year career, held a variety of senior business leadership roles including: consulting engineer, trade association representative, and forest products manufacturing [ Continue reading ... ]

Oren Ergas

Oren Ergas – February 2016

I am very grateful for the opportunity to be featured as member of the month. I'll say some quite informal words about my"self", or what I've managed to gather so far about "it". By the time this will be posted it might not be fully relevant anymore, but I'll do my best. So I'm Oren, the meaning of which in Hebrew is a "pine tree".
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2016-04-06T20:39:52+00:00
Oren Ergas

I am very grateful for the opportunity to be featured as member of the month. I’ll say some quite informal words about my”self”, [ Continue reading ... ]

Dave Chang

Dave Chang – January 2016

I am humbled and honoured to be featured as a member of the month. Currently, I am a doctoral student in philosophy of education at SFU, where I intend to investigate ways of living outside the industrial/capitalist juggernaut that locks us into perpetual ecological harm.

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2016-04-06T20:41:40+00:00
Dave Chang

I am humbled and honoured to be featured as a member of the month. Currently, I am a doctoral student in philosophy of education at [ Continue reading ... ]

Remington Cooney

Remington Cooney – December 2015

Hi there! My name is Remington Cooney and I am a student in Simon Fraser University’s Contemplative Inquiry program - a first of its kind M.Ed program, which features contemplative approaches to teaching and curriculum design. My specific area of research is in the use of mindfulness meditation techniques in the enhancement of curriculum structure and student well-being.
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2016-04-06T20:43:34+00:00
Remington Cooney

Hi there! My name is Remington Cooney and I am a student in Simon Fraser University’s Contemplative Inquiry program – a first of its kind [ Continue reading ... ]

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson – November 2015

Hi, my name is Laurie Anderson, and I’m honoured to be profiled here. I’ll tell you a bit about myself and how I ended up here. My day job is Executive Director of Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Vancouver campus, a job with a “management” function (budget, space, library, IT, operations, etc) and a much more stimulating “leadership” function (deeply engaging students, faculty, staff and the community). In my “spare” time, I’m an Adjunct prof in SFU’s faculty of Education, as well as the Associate and Senior Facilitator with SFU’s Centre for Dialogue. I like to joke that I took this job at SFU (after 30 odd years in the K-12 system) to recoup my tuition fees for my three degrees from SFU over the decades.

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Laurie Anderson

Hi, my name is Laurie Anderson, and I’m honoured to be profiled here. I’ll tell you a bit about myself and how I [ Continue reading ... ]

Helen E. Lees

Helen E. Lees – October 2015

Faculty Member and lecturer, Dept. of Education and Professional Studies, Newman University

Hi. It's really great to be profiled here as it is a chance for Other Education to become better known. We think we have something to share that might be of interest to readers of the contemplative education website. The work profiled in Other Education is either about difference in and of education or is different itself. A look at our archive and current issue will give you a flavour of what is on offer: www.othereducation.org

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2016-04-06T20:50:37+00:00
Helen E. Lees

Faculty Member and lecturer, Dept. of Education and Professional Studies, Newman University

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Claudia Eppert

Claudia Eppert – September 2015

Claudia Eppert is an associate professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. She received her doctorate from OISE/University of Toronto in 1999, and was an assistant/associate professor at Louisiana State University for eight years, during which time she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in English education and curriculum theory, and also served as faculty for the interdisciplinary program in Women’s and Gender Studies. [Read more]
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Claudia Eppert

Claudia Eppert is an associate professor in the Department of Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. She received her doctorate from OISE/University of Toronto [ Continue reading ... ]

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