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Languages understood:

Dutch, English.

With which level of education are you involved?

Secundary education.

What discipline do you teach (mainly)?

Language, Health care.

Does your school, college or faculty teach for a specific discipline or is the education more general?

General education (e.g. primary or secondary school).

For what type of profession are your students being educated?

Pre-schooling for professions in Health care, car mechanics, carpenters, beauty therapists

Are you yourself working with pupils/students or are you otherwise involved in education, (e.g. educational policy)?

Yes, teaching pupils/students

What kind of organisational relation do you have with your educational work?

(mainly) professional / important source of income

How many years is it since you first started your efforts to integrate mindfulness into your educational work?

.. 0 ..

On average, what age are the pupils/students with who you are working?

14 - 16 yrs

Can you describe briefly what you are doing with your pupils/students to integrate mindfulness in your educational work?

At present nothing more than being/trying to be mindful and calm myself, in all circumstances, promoting respect for everybody & everything.

What is it that would be most helpful to you to (further) improve your work with integrating mindfulness in your educational work, besides deepening your own practice?

For me to investigate in what fields I can integrate mindfulness in this (low) type of education; it’s all very new…

Have you noticed or heard of any changes in the behaviour of your pupils/students?


What is the nature of the changes you have noticed in the behaviour of your pupils/students?


What is the base of the mindfulness practise you are using in your educational work?