TOWARDS COMPASSION BASED TEACHING  
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Languages understood:

German, English

With which level of education are you involved?

High school

What discipline do you teach (mainly)?

Religion

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

General education

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?

12

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

16-18 years old.

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

Meditation and reflecting personal life.

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?

To create a Sangha and the consciousness of interbeing of all life.

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?

Better (school) grades, improved behaviour outside the school environment, more awareness in way of behaving with animals and human beings.

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

Buddhist based.