Championing Mindfulness in Education

Name Laurie Arron
Event Name Championing Mindfulness in Education
Event Details October 26 Public Strategy Session at OISE
Discover Mindfulness is a new initiative to champion mindfulness in education. Come join us for our very first event, a strategy session at OISE.
Attendance is free and open to all.
WHEN: Saturday, October 26, 2013 2:00 – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Room 4-422 University of Toronto 252 Bloor Street West Toronto, ON M5S 1V6
Featuring: – Theo Koffler, founder, Mindfulness Without Borders – Karen Davis, Vice-Principal, Bracebridge Public School, and MindUP teacher
What we’ll do: – an overview of Discover Mindfulness and what it will do – a panel presentation describing how 3 different mindfulness programs were brought into schools in Ontario, their successes, challenges and outcomes – question and answer sessions – breakout groups to brainstorm and give us feedback on how Discover Mindfulness can support you in championing mindfulness to education opportunities to connect with each other
Who should come: – teachers, administrators, guidance counsellors, social workers, other professional non-teaching support staff – university professors – education students – parents and students – anyone else who wants to help bring mindfulness to education – you don’t need to be an educator or expert!
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