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Languages understood:

Dutch, English, German

With which level of education are you involved?

high school (HBO)

What discipline do you teach (mainly)?

physiotherapy

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

professional education

For what type of profession are your students being educated?

physiotherapist

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

(mainly) 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?

1

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

19-21

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

- working with patients, combined with mindfulness excercises;
- training to cope with student's own emotions;
- stimulating creativity and self reflection with

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?

Exchange of ideas, problems, solutions, tools and (knowledge)sources in our network and beyond.

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

yes

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

Improved behaviour in the family situation.
Improved conflict handling, self reflection, self awareness, relaxedness, acceptance of one's own emotions, better understanding of emotions of others, more learning-fun.

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

neuropsychology-based