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Mindfulness for Schools

Aiming to improve the Classroom experience, mental health and wellbeing of both students and teachers

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What does the Science say?

Mindfulness improves students ability to self-regulate – if we improve students ability to self-regulate, we create optimal conditions for learning and therefore reduce the time spent managing poor behaviour. This has a flow-on effect to teachers’ own health and wellbeing as well as job satisfaction..

 

Intro to Mindfulness

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Leadership Team Training

Tailored Whole School Approach

Intro to Mindfulness

1 – hour

300 for schools 

We introduce you to what mindfulness and meditation is, and how it can benefit you personally as well as your students.

Can be tailored to suit a school’s specific needs. It can be undertaken by an entire teaching staff or just a few staff within a school.

Course Content

What is Mindfulness and Meditation?

An introduction to what mindfulness is and different forms of meditation.

Introduction to the science behind mindfulness

An introduction to the science behind mindfulness and meditation in an easy to follow format.

Hands-on mindfulness and meditation activities

You’ll have the chance to participate in various meditation techniques that are appropriate for the classroom.

Benefits of a Whole School Approach to Mindfulness?

Based on our 2016 research project, you’ll learn how a Tailored Whole School Approach to mindfulness enables schools and participants to plan, develop, implement and evaluate mindfulness across the whole school.

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Mindfulness in the Classroom – A Whole School Approach 

6.5 hours (flexible for in-school)

PUBLIC TRAINING 275 + GST per person 

Includes, Lunch, Tea/Coffee and training materials

3000 WHOLE SCHOOL – Contact us

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A fun and interactive way to dive into the content from our Intro to mindfulness course. You’ll explore the important links between mindfulness and child / adolescent brain development, learn different mindfulness techniques, and you will be given simple tools for bringing mindfulness into daily routines.

Can be delivered over one full day or several days to suit individual school needs.

Course Content

What is Mindfulness and Meditation?

An introduction to what mindfulness is and different forms of meditation.

The science behind mindfulness

Learn about the science behind mindfulness and meditation in an easy to follow format. You’ll explore such things as, the effects of mindfulness on child / adolescent brain development.

Hands-on mindfulness and meditation activities

You’ll have the chance to participate in various meditation techniques and learn a range of mindfulness activities which can be used for personal or classroom use.

How to implement mindfulness into the classroom

Learn how to implement mindfulness and meditation into the classroom. See how other teachers are using mindfulness and the successful strategies they are using. Explore how to use MMA’s curriculum. The materials are written for primary to year 10 students and can be adapted for years 11 and 12.

Benefits of a Whole School Approach to Mindfulness?

Based on our 2016 research project, you’ll learn how a Tailored Whole School Approach to mindfulness enables schools and participants to plan, develop, implement and evaluate mindfulness across the whole school.

Develop your own Tailored Whole School Approach Plan

Step-by-step assessment & planning session

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Recommended Additions 

Mindful Families Training

2 hours

65

Providing mindfulness training to your parent community to further support your initiative. Schools are welcome to charge school communities a nominal fee to attend to raise funds or recoup costs. 

On-Site Guided Meditations 

x2 30 min sessions 

300 

Have an MMA trainer deliver two half-hour guided meditations to your school community to help embed the practices. 

Follow-Up Training 

2 hours 

600 

Help your staff get better at delivering mindfulness and meditation with students and support with delivering on your whole of school approach. 

Research Evaluation 

5 hours on site 

900 

Case study research into the success of your mindfulness program that can be shared with your school community. Case study research and evaluation of academic, behaviour and attendance outcomes with recommendations from MMA and our university partners. 


“Your training was wonderfully done, with facts and information interwoven with the meditation and mindfulness exercises! I am so impressed with your curriculum books. They are so simple, clear and well organised and most importantly, really doable.”

Deputy Principal, Cottesloe Primary School


“Even after this short time some of my kids are asking for mindfulness & meditation when they come in after a break! I Love it!.”

Teacher, Parkland Primary School

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