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Dr Helen Maffini


MindBe Education

Dr. Helen Maffini is a Canadian/British international educator, author, and consultant who has worked around the world. She holds a Doctorate in Education researching mindfulness with preschool children. A former School Principal and Teacher, Helen is a certified emotional intelligence trainer, an NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner), a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher (MBSR), and a Certified Positive Psychology leader. She is the co-author of Developing Children's Emotional Intelligence (Bloomsbury), co-author of the Kid Kids Card deck (Barefoot Books). She is the founder of MindBE Education which trains teachers and provides a curriculum in the field of wellness and mindfulness.


30 October, 2023 | 10:30 to 10:50
What Does Mindfulness Look Like in the Early Years?

Mindfulness can help teachers and children alike. We will learn what mindfulness is, what the benefits are and fun ways to bring mindfulness to your classroom both for yourself and your children. We will learn practical activities founded on research and explore the way young children can manage big emotions, self-regulate and develop for compassion and empathy.

01 November, 2023 | 11:30 to 12:15
The Future of Early Years - panel session