Mindfulness for education leaders

  • £315 + VAT
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 12 weeks x 1.5 hours per week
    (3.30 - 5 pm online / 2.30 - 4 pm campus-based)

  • 8 March (online) OR 10 March (campus-based)

  • Bridgend Campus, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

  • £315 + VAT
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 12 weeks x 1.5 hours per week
    (3.30 - 5 pm online / 2.30 - 4 pm campus-based)

  • 8 March (online) OR 10 March (campus-based)

  • Bridgend Campus, Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

The Mindfulness for Education Leaders Programme is endorsed by National Academy for Education Leadership (NAEL) Wales.

This course is based on the acclaimed book Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Prof. Mark Williams and Danny Penman and adapted to meet the unique needs of Headteachers.

Learning with peers, you will be guided in mindfulness and meditation and learn to bring greater awareness to your life and work.

The Mindfulness for Education Leaders draw on tried and tested mindfulness teaching, adapted for the unique demands faced by Education Leaders. You will learn to apply mindfulness in your life and how to embed it in your work.

The qualification will include:

Staying present as a leader

  • Self-awareness as a leader
  • Showing up in leadership
  • Recognising what matters
  • Moving from habitual actions

Grounding and being curious in the day-to-day

  • Resilient leaders switch between thinking and sensing
  • Importance of being a ‘grounded leader’
  • Gratitude helps us connect and offer more emotional support to others

Work/life balance

  • Importance of self-care
  • Understanding the influences on your actions/urges/decision
  • Kindness in leadership

Thoughts and decisions

  • Thoughts are not facts
  • Making choices as a leader
  • Making space for creativity in your leadership

Exploring difficulties and building resistance

  • Managing leadership stress
  • Exploring difficulties

Relating to self and others

  • Leadership through the lenses
  • Mindfulness in communication
  • Connecting with others
  • Compassionate leadership

Taking mindfulness into your setting

  • Leading mindfully by example and by design
  • Leading from the heart
  • Leading cultural and systemic change

Mindfulness and the rest of your life

  • Sustaining mindful leadership
  • Sharing mindfulness – developing a mindful community

Work-based and experiential learning with opportunities for practice and reflection.

This course is suitable for experienced /  new headteachers and senior leadership teams within schools.

This course will enable you to develop new practices leading to cultural and systemic change within your organisation.

The qualification will include:

Staying present as a leader

  • Self-awareness as a leader
  • Showing up in leadership
  • Recognising what matters
  • Moving from habitual actions

Grounding and being curious in the day-to-day

  • Resilient leaders switch between thinking and sensing
  • Importance of being a ‘grounded leader’
  • Gratitude helps us connect and offer more emotional support to others

Work/life balance

  • Importance of self-care
  • Understanding the influences on your actions/urges/decision
  • Kindness in leadership

Thoughts and decisions

  • Thoughts are not facts
  • Making choices as a leader
  • Making space for creativity in your leadership

Exploring difficulties and building resistance

  • Managing leadership stress
  • Exploring difficulties

Relating to self and others

  • Leadership through the lenses
  • Mindfulness in communication
  • Connecting with others
  • Compassionate leadership

Taking mindfulness into your setting

  • Leading mindfully by example and by design
  • Leading from the heart
  • Leading cultural and systemic change

Mindfulness and the rest of your life

  • Sustaining mindful leadership
  • Sharing mindfulness – developing a mindful community

Work-based and experiential learning with opportunities for practice and reflection.

This course is suitable for experienced /  new headteachers and senior leadership teams within schools.

This course will enable you to develop new practices leading to cultural and systemic change within your organisation.

Cowbridge Road, Bridgend

This is one of our busier campuses and is located within walking distance of Bridgend town centre. It offers a wide range of courses from Childhood Studies and Fashion to Hair and Beauty, Hospitality and Travel and Independent Living Skills.

Your next steps to joining Bridgend College

Enquire online

Enquiring to study part-time with Bridgend College is easy. Submit your enquiry today and a member of the team will be back in touch with you.