General Description

This course will help you teach primary students how to use mindfulness as a tool for learning and a way to care for wellbeing. You will read the latest research and participate in mindfulness activities that build your confidence and skills.


You’ll learn:

- How mindfulness benefits students and teachers.

- How to teach mindfulness using the five senses.

- How to use mindfulness as a learning tool.

- How mindfulness links to the curriculum.


Primary Teachers

Teaching Standards

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:   Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities,

4.3.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Manage challenging behaviour:   Manage challenging behaviour by establishing and negotiating clear expectations with students, and address discipline issues promptly, fairly and respectfully,

4.4.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Maintain student safety:   Ensure students’ wellbeing and safety within school by implementing school and/ or system, curriculum and legislative requirements


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This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Teach Mindfulness to Primary Students

    • What Mindfulness means to Children

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Task: Set a Learning Goal

  • 2

    Module 2: Benefits of Mindfulness

    • Meet Carolyn Shurey

    • What is Mindfulness?

    • Health and Wellbeing Benefits

    • Educational Benefits

    • How Mindfulness helps you

    • Quick Check-In

    • Task: Quick Check-In

  • 3

    Module 3: How to Teach Mindfulness

    • Using the Five Senses and Nature

    • About the Activities

    • Mind Wave Breathing

    • Noticing the Self, Noticing Nature

    • Sound Activity

    • Mindfulness in the Curriculum

    • Quick Check-In

    • Task: Quick Check-In

  • 4

    Module 4: Your Teaching

    • Primary Teaching Resources

    • Teaching Tips

  • 5

    Module 5: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

Features of TTA Online PD

  • Availability

    Online courses are available 24/7. Designed to be done in your own time at your own pace.

  • Team Online

    All online courses are available for team purchase. Unlimited teachers from the one Campus for any course for $990 + GST

  • Money back Guarantee

    If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren't completely satisfied, let us know, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.