Mindfulness and Compassion with teenagers in France
Research carried out by the University of Montpellier on pupils found the impact to be on cognitive, relational and emotional levels. They reported that students were more at ease when they did not know the answer, were less rigid in their thinking and more connected to other people and to nature. ACCORDING TO THE RESEARCHERS, STUDENTS WERE MORE RESPONSIBLE, LESS VIOLENT AND LESS PRONE TO INDOCTRINATION OR RADICALISATION.
Teacher wellbeing in Australia
Over 500 school staff received an 8-week course focusing on their own wellbeing. The research finds that the mindfulness and connection exercises undertaken by staff have a statistically significant positive impact on wellbeing. Publication of the research paper is imminent.