We invite you to a unique event – a mindfulness retreat for teachers led by international mindfulness in education experts and at the same time practitioners, teachers who know the everyday life of a school teacher perfectly.It’s often said that mindfulness is simple to understand but not necessarily easy to remember to do. Making the time for ourselves is sometimes the hardest part, however, practicing together can help us get over this hurdle.
Date: 27/11/2022 – on-line, Zoom
Time: 09.30 am – 01.30 pm UTC+2 (WARSAW)
- 240 PLN per one person
- 190 PLN Early Bird – registration and payment till 17/10/2022
- Special price for graduates of mindfulness trainings in EduMind Uważność w Edukacji: 160 PLN
Discounts cannot be combined.
The event will be in English with no translation.
Spotkanie odbędzie się w języku angielskim, bez tłumaczenia.
Please ask us for special price if there is more than 3 teachers interested from one school.E-mail us if you have any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the teachers:
Amy Burke is an educational consultant who spent 15 years as a high school teacher and guidance counsellor in Canada and The Netherlands.
She holds a Masters Degree in Contemplative Education from Naropa University and in 2012 co-founded MindWell whose aim is to support educational communities in fostering wellbeing through mindfulness and social-emotional learning.
She is a lead teacher trainer for the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK) and has completed curriculum training with Gina Biegel (MBSR-T) and Dr. Amy Saltzman (Still Quiet Place). Amy is also a facilitator for the CARE program (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Educators) from the Garrison Institute and supports the Community of Contemplative Education through Mind & Life Europe. She is also a Mentor and Staff member for Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme, UK) and has recently published The Mindful Teacher’s Toolkit: Awareness-based wellbeing in schools co-authored with Kevin Hawkins (2021 SAGE/Corwin ). Amy works internationally in schools and universities providing workshops and retreats for educators, students and parents with a focus on self-care and stress management.
Kevin Hawkins has worked with adolescents and young people in various contexts for over 30 years – as teacher, school head, and social worker in the UK, Africa, and Europe.
He currently lives in Valencia, Spain and was previously in the Czech Republic where for 10 years he was Middle School Principal at the International School of Prague. Kevin trained in mindfulness in Europe and the USA and he has taught mindfulness to students, teachers and parents since 2008.
In 2012 he co-founded MindWell, which supports educational communities around the world in developing wellbeing through mindfulness and social-emotional learning. Kevin is a Senior Trainer for the Mindfulness in Schools Project (UK) and a facilitator of the evidence-based CARE program (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Educators).He is a regular speaker, writer and presenter on the topics of wellbeing, leadership, mindfulness and social and emotional learning in education. His first book, Mindful Teacher, Mindful School: Improving wellbeing in teaching and learning, was published by SAGE in July 2017. He has recently published his second book, The Mindful Teacher’s Toolkit: Awareness-based wellbeing in schools also for SAGE/Corwin co-authored with Amy Burke which was published in 2021.