Zahlreiche ExpertInnen und Initiativen weltweit sehen die Bildung als zentrale Priorität in politischen Agenden, um uns auf die bevorstehenden Herausforderungen angemessen vorzubereiten. Professor Katherine Weare gehört zu den führenden internationalen ExpertInnen im Bereich der Achtsamkeit in der Bildung. Sie präsentiert Erfahrungen und Erkenntnisse aus ihrer Forschung und Programme, die in vielen Ländern wegweisend für Politik und Praxis sind.
Professor, University of Exeter and University of Southampton|
Professor, University of Exeter and University of Southampton
| ||Katherine Weare is Professor at University of Exeter where she directs the MSc in Mindfulness and Professor emeritus at University of Southampton. Katherine is known internationally for her work on well-being, social and emotional learning and mindfulness in education. She has published widely, reviewed the evidence base, advised the UK government, EU and WHO, and developed practical strategies across most European countries. Her recent best selling book, co-written with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh ‘Happy Teachers Change The World’ is being translated into 10 languages. She is principle investigator on a new initiative with Mind and Life Europe to develop a new 'Community of Contemplative Education Europe'.|
Member, ÖBAM - Austrian Association for Mindfulness, Vienna
| ||Helga Luger-Schreiner is an art teacher, art therapist, certified mindful self-compassion trainer, metta-meditation teacher, Montessori teacher and artist. On behalf of the City School Board of Vienna, she developed the concept of the project "Mindfulness in School and Teacher Training" and leads this project at the ZLB, UNI Vienna.|
| ||She is co-developer and lecturer of the master's program "Mindfulness in Education, Consulting and Healthcare" at the KPH Vienna. She founded and led a free school with focus on mindfulness and creativity. She is a lecturer at arbor-seminare and at the competence center for children and adolescents. With POWERful-heART she offers workshops that combine artistic processes with mindfulness and self-compassion training.|