Mindfulness in Schools - University Resource Hubs

The Universities of Bangor, Leeds and Oxford have made major contributions to the development of Mindfulness in Schools with the creation of their Resource Hubs. On behalf of the nine million UK schoolchildren who will benefit from this forward thinking research The Mindfulness Foundation says a BIG thank you.


Also included is a link to the USA UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center.


Click on any of the Resource Hubs Links below to see the contents of the particular Mindfulness in Schools University Resource Page. 

University of Bangor

The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) is a part of Bangor University. The CMRP is committed to the promotion of wellbeing through the application of mindfulness-based approaches.


This is achieved by training professionals in the application of mindfulness based approaches and researching applications of mindfulness.


The Centre is committed to:

  • excellence in teaching and research
  • valuing individual learning and development
  • scientific rigour and integrity in adherence to the foundational attitudes of mindfulness

Click here to access the Bangor Resource Page

University of Leeds

Dr Siobhan Hugh-Jones welcomes you to the University of Leeds Mindfulness in Schools Knowledge Hub.


On the Hub you will find:

* links to presentations delivered at the Mindfulness: how it can help to improve emotional wellbeing in Leeds school event, hosted by the University on 17 January 2014


* Resources including meditations that can be downloaded for use when working with young people and;


* Policy and media coverage linked to mindfulness and its application in schools.


Click here to access the Leeds Resource Page

University of Oxford

The Oxford Mindfulness Centre is an international centre of excellence within Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry that works with partners around the world to prevent depression and enhance human potential through the therapeutic use of mindfulness.


It has been at the forefront of research and development in the field of mindfulness and has extended its reach to include training and education, clinical services and engagement and advocacy, promoting the benefits of mindfulness globally.


Click here to access the Oxford Resource Page

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

"Direct your eye right inward, and you'll find a thousand regions in your mind yet undiscovered. Travel them, and be expert in home-cosmography" -Henry David Thoreau

The Mindful Awareness Research Center is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA. MARC's mission is to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research to promote well-being and a more compassionate society.


Click here to access the MARC Resource Page