Sati Pasala Mindfulness Programe for Principals and Teachers of Southern Province organized by Ministry of Education was held on 9th of October 2017 at “Migadaya” Pirivena, Fort, Matara from 9.30 am to 12 noon.
66 Teachers and Principals from 33 Schools participated in the program, after the introduction to mindfulness both Teachers and Principals had the opportunity of participating in a session of guided mindful walking and mindful sitting sessions. At the end of the program, participants shared their experiences in written and verbally with Sati Pasala facilitators and representatives from Ministry of Education.
The Ministry of Education was represented by Director of Southern Province Mrs. Prasadini Guruge and Mr. Nimal Premasiri who joined later on with the program.
Program was conducted by Sati Pasala Facilitator Mr. Chula Weerakoon and assisted by Mr. Nikhila Ranasinghe. At the end of the session, an opportunity was given to Mr. H.P.Liyanage of Galle region who had come with the Vice Principal of Mahinda College to share their experiences in successfully implementing the Sati Pasala Mindfulness program at Mahinda College.
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