Positioning Mindfulness and MBCT in Education – Higher Education

Masterclass details

Course Leaders

Ruth Collins and Olivier Bazin

How long is the masterclass?

One Day 9.30am - 4.30pm

Who is the masterclass for?

Educators, welfare staff and mindfulness practitioners, who are already delivering mindfulness based training for students in further and higher education settings, or considering doing so.

How many people on each masterclass?

How much does the masterclass cost?

£130

Available masterclasses:

17th May 2019

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Positioning Mindfulness and MBCT in Education – Higher Education

17th May 2019

Who is it for?

This workshop is for educators, welfare staff and mindfulness practitioners, who are already delivering mindfulness based training for students in further and higher education settings, or considering doing so.

In this workshop, we will:

  • Overview the current landscape of student Mindfulness in further and higher education settings in the UK and internationally
  • Discuss the latest research and evidence supporting the use of Mindfulness in further and higher education
  • Explore practical strategies for implementing and developing mindfulness training in the professional education setting
  • Offer an opportunity to network with other professionals who are already delivering student mindfulness training

Who are Ruth Collins and Olivier Bazin?

Olivier (Oli) Bazin is a mindfulness instructor with a special interest in the provision of mindfulness training in higher education (HE) and healthcare settings. Oli graduated from the MSt in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy at Oxford University in 2016. He previously worked in NHS research, primarily in communications and public engagement. Oli has been teaching mindfulness to students since 2015 and is an Associate teacher on the OMC’s MBCT courses for members of the public.

Dr Ruth Collins is a mindfulness teacher with considerable experience of delivering mindfulness in the HE setting. She has been offering termly MBCT courses for students through the Oxford University Counselling Service since 2009 and also runs mindfulness courses for University staff. Ruth is a Chartered Psychologist and works for the University of Oxford as a counsellor, clinical supervisor and research tutor. She is an Associate of the OMC.

Ruth and Oli are the joint leads for the OMC’s MBCT ‘Finding Peace in a Frantic World’ curriculum. As part of this role they lead the OMC’s provision of mindfulness classes for university students and are planning to develop the Centre’s provision of mindfulness classes for university staff. Together, Ruth and Oli are working to expand the delivery and training of the ‘Finding Peace’ curriculum in non-clinical settings.