K1925-1: ‘HAPPY TEACHERS CHANGE THE WORLD’18.06.2019 - 23.06.2019
Course with Tineke Spruytenburg and Miles Dunmore - in English only
This international retreat in the Plum Village Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh will be organized by both lay teachers and monastics. It is directed towards all those involved in education: teachers and school administrators. It is open for both beginners and experienced practitioners.
The main focus of the retreat will be on:
- Guided sitting and walking meditation, mindful eating and deep relaxation in order to develop and deepen our personal experience of mindfulness.
- Reflection over what it means to act mindfully in our everyday interactions in school life.
- Study of the book ‘Happy Teachers Change the World’ by Thich Nhat Hanh and Professor Katherine Weare.
- Mindfulness strategies that can be implemented in the class room and in schools.
Even though this course is geared towards teachers in international schools, educators from other schools are also welcome.
Course language: English
The lay teachers kindly ask for a donation. Please give this directly to the teacher during the course. For further information please refer to page XXX.
Miles Dunmore teaches English at the American School in London. A lay practitioner in the Plum Village tradition, Miles travels each year with students and colleagues from ASL to practice at Plum Village. He has assisted in running and facilitating educators retreats at locations including Plum Village, London, the West of England, and in Spain. ...
Tineke Spruytenburg (1954) graduated in Pedagogical sciences. After an academic career she became a qualified teacher at the age of 48. She worked in basic and special education.
She has been a member of the Order of Interbeing since 2006 and lived in Plum Village for two years. In 2007 she visited Vietnam with Thay and the four-fold Sangha.
She organized and facilitated family retre...