Mindfulness for Work & Life

Leah Shmerling
Career counsellor/coach, Course Facilitator, Retirement Coach
Mindfulness focuses your attention on the present to develop positive ways of relating in the classroom, regulating your response to stress to increase job satisfaction...
Target Audience
Teachers, Graduate Teachers, Senior Teachers and Assistant Principals
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

The responsibilities of teaching may require that the needs of students and others are placed before your own. Mindfulness promotes self-care to focus attention on the here and now, and how you are feeling to help calm the mind. Mindfulness can set up a positive learning environment to engage in your practice and relationships with reduced conflict. Mindfulness can improve your well-being to increase job satisfaction and the pleasures of life.

Audience

Teachers, Graduate Teachers, Senior Teachers and Assistant Principals

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Begin the course when it suits you. After completing the course you will still have ongoing access to review content.

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Teaching Standards
6.2.2 Proficient Level – Engage in professional learning and improve practice
6.3.2 Proficient Level – Engage with colleagues and improve practice
Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you Accreditation Completing this course will contribute 6 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 6.2.2 & 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

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Sessions

1. Understanding mindfulness

2 hours

What is mindfulness?
The origins of mindfulness
The facts and the myths of mindfulness
Why develop mindfulness?
Apply mindfulness to the teaching practice

2. Mindfulness practice

4 hours

How does mindfulness work? Getting started
Mindfulness therapies
Your sphere of control
Utilising your personal "Stability Zones"
How to practice mindfulness
Mindfulness techniques
Mindfulness activities
Mindfulness to attain goals

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About the team


Leah Shmerling

Creator

Leah is passionate about education, training and career development.
Since commencing employment, Leah has undertaken work in complementary areas that includes: corporate training, teaching in the tertiary sector, and career counselling clients from a range of backgrounds. She is a published writer of two books and freelance writer for newspapers and professional publications.
Leah commenced her career as a teacher in the TAFE system in 1985, and has been training for over 25 years. When facilitating training programs, Leah applies a range of experiential interactive learning techniques to cater to a range of learning styles, participant needs and energy levels. She brings her enthusiasm; empathy and sense of fun to all her training sessions.
Leah is a published author of two books: Job Applications: The Winning Edge 1993, which has sold nationally and overseas, with a second edition published in 1998, and Communication In The Workplace, 1996 published by Macmillan Education Australia.

For many years, Leah has worked as a freelance journalist and has written for The Age – Education, Employment and Business, and is a former columnist and freelance writer with the Herald Sun – Learn. Leah has also written professional and business publications.
Leah is a qualified Career Counsellor, Career and Life Coach, assisting individuals to achieve both their professional and personal goals to lead a positive and fulfilled life.
Leah holds a Master in Professional Education and Training, Graduate Diploma in Career Development, and Certificates in Life Coaching, Mediation Skills, and Psychodrama.
Leah is a professional member of the Career Development Association Australia (CDAA), a professional member of Australian Career Professionals International (ACPi-Aus).
Leah has attained international accreditation and is Board Certified as a Career Management Fellow with the Institute of Career Certification.