MindUP is evidence based and has been tried and tested in classrooms globally
We offer school wide training for teachers, staff and parents
Our three term model of training from expert consultants supports effective implementation
MindUP has been shown to improve self regulation and pro social behaviours
MindUP supports Personal, Social and Health Education, Emotional Literacy, Social Skills, and Spiritual Development
MindUP is a CASEL SELect programme, serving children ages three to fourteen
The 15 MindUP lessons can be easily integrated into the wider school curriculum.
Teachers and students report a calmer, kinder ethos across their school.
MindUP helps teachers create a classroom environment characterised by optimism, compassion and engagement, promoting resilience and fostering gratitude, empathy and connection to others.
More than 10 years of independent research, including four randomised control trials, has substantiated MindUP's impact on a variety of critical academic and social-emotional indicators.
“Once children realise that their minds matter, it makes a difference to how they’ll learn. It reinforces the enjoyment and impact of the experience of learning.”
Children report being able to boost their well-being by using MindUP.
Children who, after learning MindUP, use it at home.
Children indicate improvements in pro-social behaviors.
Maloney, J. E., Lawlor, M. S., Schonert-Reichl, K. A., & Whitehead, J. (2016). A mindfulness-based social and emotional learning curriculum for school-aged children: The MindUP program. In K. A. Schonert-Reichl & R. W. Roeser (Eds.), Mindfulness in education: Integrating theory and research into practice (pp. 313 – 334). New York, NY: Springer.
We have seen some inspiring MindUP lessons and amazing brain displays around the school. The children and staff have really embraced the daily Brain Break and already see the benefits.
I would have no hesitation in recommending MindUP to other headteachers, the training and resources provided by the Hawn Foundation is excellent