During a mindfulness introduction program at Nissarana Vanaya, 74 participants (Teachers, Deputy Principals and Principals) representing 26 Sinhala Medium schools and 3 Tamil medium schools, Sati Pasala was presented. The participants showed much enthusiasm, the training session was organized at the request of the teachers.
The program commenced at 6.00 am Read More
Teacher Educators are instructed on how to bring practices of mindfulness and applied ethics into their own lives, so they may in turn share these practices with colleagues and students in their school communities. Several such programs are taking place in different countries, and enjoy significant popularity.
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Self-assessment questionnaires that would give an indication of how mindfulness has been integrated into ones self, will be handed out to teachers when they attend teacher education programs in the new school term. These questionnaires will be made available in Sinhala, Tamil and English.
The Sati Pasela program was officially launched in March 2016. In the initial phase of the program 43 schools had registered and the majority of schools are located in Gampaha and Colombo districts. The Sati Pasela book with instructional essays was distributed amongst these schools, and the teachers and students had discussed Read More
Discussions were held with some educational authorities, teachers and parents regards introducing Sati Pasela to schools that volunteer, in Galle. Many retired school teachers, some parents and others expressed interest in joining the program and welcomed the idea. After initially sensitizing the team of volunteers to the Sati Pasela concept, Read More