Mindfulness for Teachers

This course is designed for teachers who wish to learn mindfulness  techniques which can assist you in building resilience and reducing stress and anxiety.

This course is presented by Associate Professor Craig Hassed, Monash's mindfulness coordinator and Tracie Kellock, local teacher and mindfulness leader.

What you will learn

  • Mindfulness neuroscience and research as it relates to education
  • How mindfulness can assist in stress reduction and improve mental, physical and social health
  • How mindfulness can help to foster emotional intelligence and more effective communication
  • The relationship between stress, performance, attention and motivation
  • The importance of dealing with distractors including technology
  • The negative impacts of complex multitasking and interrupting the flow
  • Practical formal and informal mindfulness techniques and how they relate to learning and teaching
  • How to create a calm classroom and help students manage attention
  • The importance of mindful compassion and kindness
  • How mindfulness can facilitate student learning and wellbeing

Duration

One day of six hours

When and where

The next delivery of this course will be in 2021.
Please contact us via the enquire online button to express an interest for 2021 or to discuss tailoring the course for group delivery at your venue.

Cost

Please contact us for further information on course fees.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Assessment

There is no assessment associated with this course.

Recognition

This course references the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST): 3.3, 3.5, 4.1, 6.2, 6.3 and 6.4.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Faculty of Education, Monash University.