This course allows the participants to discover the essence of mindfulness and prepare them to make it part of their own lives and the lives of their students.
Participants will engage in and experience guided mindfulness practices, prepare to integrate it into their SPHE lessons, and acquire some wonderful child-friendly mindfulness exercises to explore in the classroom.
Participants will acquire a set of positive, empowering skills and techniques to integrate mindfulness in their everyday lives. Subsequently, the pupils will also be introduced to the benefits of mindfulness in the classroom. This course offers a range of ideas, concepts and suggestions for practical use in the classroom.
The course aims to ensure that learners add to their knowledge with the curriculum utmost in mind. All 3 strands of the SPHE programme will be addressed. It is the goal of this course that the knowledge the students receive will have a positive effect on their schools and allow teachers to use their enhanced understanding of the curriculum to engage children effectively.