Teachers’ Professional Development Training Seminar

Coaching, Mentoring and Mindfulness Training for Raising Successful and Resilient Children and Youth: The Teacher’ Role

Ontario College for Development Training, is committed to the professional development of teachers to enhance the teaching experience and outcomes for students in the 21st century and beyond. Its focus is on the application of new knowledge and practice applications,  relating to the importance of Coaching, Mentoring, Mindfulness and Contemplative Education as well as  Social and Emotional Learning for raising successful and Resilient Children and Youth.

We want to:-

1)Focus on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Strategies that will allow Children and Youth to develop resiliency,  mental preparedness for success in academics, career, and life.

2) Encourage the Teacher-Parent Partnership Approach or raising resilient and successful children and youth.

3) Promotion Mindfulness Strategies in Education for Good Classroom Management and successful Learning Outcomes.

Social and Emotional Learning and Mindfulness in Education are becoming increasingly important in the field of education and have been embraced in USA, Australia, UK an New Zealand. It is slowly being discussed here in Canada.

Two of the areas of focus of the OCDT are: –

  1. To train teachers in strategies that will enhance the Social and Emotional Learning of Children and Youth for ensuring resiliency, mental preparedness for success in academics, career and life.

  2. To train teachers in Mindfulness Strategies in Education for good classroom management and for ensuring successful learning outcomes.

Key Areas of Training Focus for Building Awareness, Attention and Focus in Learning

  1. The Mindful Teacher: Managing Stress

  • Strategies for Mindful Listening

  • Strategies for Mindful Breathing

  1. The Mindful Teacher and Successful Classroom Management Strategy

  2. The Teacher as a Mindful Coach and Mentor

  3. The Mindful Teacher -Parent Partnership Strategies for Raising Resilient and Successful Students.

  4. The Mindful Child (Youth)-Strategies for Readiness to Learn, Managing Conflicts, Bullying and Academic Success.

  5. Social ad Emotional Learning Strategies for Ensuring student social well-being at School.

Social and Emotional Learning and Mindfulness in Education are becoming increasingly important in the field of education and have been embraced in USA, Australia, UK an New Zealand. It is slowly being discussed here in Canada.

We have transferred the  research knowledge in the field of Social and Emotional Learning and mindfulness in Education int curriculum training programs and now focus on the following training Modules following: –

The Training Program Topics

  1. A New Vision for Teacher Education.

  2. Social and Emotional Learning: The Missing Element in Student Education.

  3. Mindfulness and Social & Emotional Learning : Student Education for Global Citizenship

  4. Importance of Mindfulness Training For Teachers

  5. Importance of Mindfulness Training for Students

  6. Conscious Nurturing for Raising Authentic and Spiritually Connected Children-Teacher-Parent Partnership.

  7. Closing the Social and Emotional Learning Gap in Teacher Education

  8. Training for Reducing Stress and Improving social well being in Teachers

  9. Encouraging and Promoting Flow in the Classroom for Students’ Peak Performance

  10. The Mindful Teacher and Successful Classroom Management Strategy

  11. The Mindful Teacher as a Coach and Mentor

  12. The Mindful  Teacher -Parent-Strategies for Raising Resilient and Successful Children

  13. The Mindful Child (Youth)-Strategies for Managing Conflicts, Bullying and Academic Success

  14. Social ad Emotional Learning and Resiliency Strategies for Students

  • Mindful Listening

  • Mindful Breathing

  • Teaching of Heart-centredness

  • Teaching of Empathy and Compassion

  • Teaching of Love, Peace and Harmony

  • Teaching Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Teaching Forgiveness

  • Becoming Responsive rather than Reactive

Training Schedule

This seminar is a 5 days training program.

This training seminar is designed as a yearly summer program in the months of July or August or on special request, at any other time that a client group may wish the OCDT to deliver for their specific school.

Methods of Delivery

Methods to will allow interactive engagements of participants with each other and with presenter as training facilitator. These methods include scenarios, problem-based learning or case discussions, provocative questions to stimulate discussion, and observation with immediate feedback and role-playing.

Who Should Participate?

  • School Principals and Vice Principals

  • Education Administrators and Policy Makers

  • Practicing Classroom Teachers

  • Student Teachers in training

  • Practicing Teachers

  • Board of Directors of Schools

What participants will learn?

  • The importance of Including social and emotional learning and mindfulness training in educating students, for community, national and global citizenship.

  • Best practice lessons of social transformation coming out of case studies

  • How to incorporate SEL, Coaching, Mentoring and Mindfulness, for successful students, classroom management and successful schools.

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Contact us:

Tel. 1-647-869-9400