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Languages understood:

English, Dutch

With which level of education are you involved?

Primary education

What discipline do you teach (mainly)?

Other: able-bodied and psychosocial coach

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

Other: special primary and secondary school.

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?


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

Varies widely

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

I give mindfulness lessons. I have made a pogramma, cd and workbook. It's a course during eight weeks..

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?

Not specified.

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?

Improved class room behaviour, improved behaviour in the family situation, better concentration on a subject, more self - knowledge. more release.

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

Buddhist based.