TOWARDS COMPASSION BASED TEACHING  
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Languages understood:

Dutch, English, German, French

With which level of education are you involved?

High school

What discipline do you teach (mainly)?

Other: painting, drawing, mindfulness meditation

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

Other: mindfulness

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

otherwise: teaching mindfulness

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?

4

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

Variwes widely.

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

Mindfulness training applicable to the age group, mainly youth and young adults.How to apply mindfulness in your teaching profession. Individual counceling out of mindfulness practise.(www.isvara.nl)

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?

Yes

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

Improvement in selfesteem, stress related to study, making choices, coping with emotions related to difficult situations. People come more in contact with their creative abilities.

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

Buddhist, phenomenological, secular.