- Why mindfulness in schools is important and how to create a mindful school
- Plus experience a popular mindfulness practice from kids in school
Richard Burnett is co-founder and director of Mindfulness in Schools (www.mindfulnessinschools.org). Richard co-created the highly-acclaimed 10 week mindfulness course, .b (pronounced dot-b) designed to engage adolescents in the classroom. He is a teacher and boarding Housemaster at Tonbridge School, the first school in the UK to put mindfulness on the curriculum, an event covered by press, TV and radio in early 2010. In 2013 Richard gave a TEDx talk about mindfulness in schools and in 2014 was an expert witness at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health and Education. Thousands of young people have been taught .b in a wide range of educational contexts in the UK, USA, Germany, France, Finland, Denmark, Holland, Thailand and Mexico.