Ragoonaden smartEducation Flourishing (2017 Archive)

smartEducation and Flourishing: Exploring Practice and Praxis for Educator Wellbeing

60 Minute Interactive Workshop


Karen Ragoonaden – Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan
Sabre Cherkowski – Faculty of Education, UBC Okanagan


In this experiential learning workshop, participants will be provided an overview of the growing field of research on mindfulness and wellbeing for educators, and an opportunity to experience practices developed from evidence-based stress based reduction and mindfulness programs for teachers (smartEducation) and from recent SSHRC-funded research on organizing schools for flourishing.