There is a growing interest in contemplative approaches to education: bringing knowledge, understanding and practice of stillness, quietness, mindfulness into an increasingly pressured HE (and FE) environment. We propose an experiential day school that will model a contemplative approach and will also enable colleagues to place contemplative learning within the context of relevant literature in the field. This event will build on the SEDA-funded labyrinth-making event held at the University of Westminster in April 2012 as well as on the University of Westminster’s Learning and Teaching Symposium held in July 2013 when a ‘Mindfulness’ workshop was held and received with considerable interest. It will create a reflective space in which colleagues can share and experience some contemplative practices and will offer participants the opportunity to:·
The allocation of free places from colleagues at the University of Westminster is now full.