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Online Summer Courses

Mayo Education Centre





Teacher well-being is always number one for Mindfulness Matters!

Dr. Ann Caulfield’s research and Mindfulness Matters’ interaction on their on line forum with 6,000 teachers has formed the basis of Derval and Ann’s practical guide to well-being for teachers. This BRAND NEW follow up on line course includes tips on WSE with ease, opportunities to really rest body and mind, simple ways to weave peace and calm into daily life, resilience, mindful communication and self-compassion. The perfect way to EPV with ease!


This innovative new Mindfulness Matters course Well-being, Mindfulness and Resilience for Teachers and Children also has a creative cross-curricular theme covering SESE subjects Science and Geography, SPHE, PE, Art, Irish, literacy, and support for planning whole school well-being. Dr. Ann and Caulfield and Derval Dunford, pioneers of mindfulness and well-being in Ireland, continue to pave the way to wellness in the Irish education system!


BOOK NOW: Mindfulness Matters Course 1

Developing Mindfulness and Well-being in Primary School Children

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BOOK NOW: Mindfulness Matters course 2

BRAND NEW follow up course Well-being, Mindfulness and Resilience for Teachers and Children

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To book SPECIAL OFFER Courses 1 & 2, gain an extra EPV day and save money: Click here


Summer Courses

Face to Face Summer Courses 2017

Mayo Education Centre

Newport - July 3rd to 7th 2017

Castlebar   - July 10th-17th 2017

Enquiries:  Mayo Education Centre 094 9020700


Sligo Education Centre

August 21st to 26th

Enquiries: Sligo Education Centre (071) 913 8700


This is a 20 hour Summer Course for teachers which includes mindfulness, relaxation and building self-esteem. It has been referred to by Teachers as 'the perfect end to a busy school year'. It is linked to the Social, Personal and Health Education (SPHE) programme for schools and offers the opportunity to explore incorporating simple midfulness based approaches into daily life for Teachers and children. Our course provides abundant resources for use in the classroom.



For further information contact

Derval 087 2888740    Ann   087 6108144.