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4 Apr 2019: The Teacher Within – A Mindful Journey Toward Well Being for Teachers in the 21st Century

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“The Teacher Within” provides participants with the information, and resources they need to explore, establish, cultivate, and deepen their understanding of how mindfulness, resilience, and well-being can lead to more effective, meaningful teaching in the 21st century classroom,which will have a great impact on students’ learning.

Participants will:
– Learn the benefit of being and staying present, both inside and outside the classroom.
– Understand the ARAT philosophy (Awareness, Recognition, Action, Transformation).
– Practice one-minute meditations that explore concentration, thinking patterns, actions,
and emotions.
– Develop an individualized action plan using the ARAT philosophy that will reinforce the
motivation and enthusiasm in teaching.

 

About the Speaker:

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Simona Baciu is an innovative and visionary leader in education. She is recipient of a British International School Lifetime Award and holder of the Custodian of the Romanian Crown Medal, awarded for her outstanding contribution to education.
At the beginning of the 1990’s, as a teacher in a state school in Romania, Simona decided to start a school that would introduce change in the prevailing system and make a difference in the lives of students. Happy Kids Kindergarten was opened in 1993 in one of the rooms of her family’s small apartment. This is how ransylvania College, today a well-known and prestigious institution with over 700 students, was born.

 

 

Date: April 4, 2019 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30 to 6:45 pm (registration) /

          6:45 to 8:00 pm (seminar)

Venue: Theatre 5, Meng Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road

 

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