Richard Burnett is Co-founder and Director of Mindfulness in Schools Project (www.mindfulnessinschools.org). Richard co-wrote the highly-acclaimed 10 week mindfulness course, .b (pronounced dot-b) designed to engage adolescents in the classroom. Richard is a teacher and boarding Housemaster at Tonbridge School, the first school in the UK to put mindfulness on the curriculum, an event covered by press, TV and radio in early 2010. Richard gave a TEDx talk about mindfulness in schools and was an expert witness at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health and Education.
Mindful Living Show Presentation
Friday 2nd February 2018
Time 15:20 - 15:50
"Schools: How to teach children to manage difficulty and flourish"
Richard will explain how mindfulness can help children and young people not only to manage difficulty and build resilience, but to be themselves and truly flourish.