Whole School Professional Development

Karma Classrooms professional development for your whole school or early childhood centre.

Transforms the health and wellbeing culture by implementing the PD for all teachers.

 

Whole school professional development

Our NESA / TQI Accredited and APST aligned program is a transformational professional development opportunity.

Research shows that when schools and early learning centres take on a ‘whole school’ approach to the Karma Classrooms program, the benefits extend beyond individual classrooms and into the broader school / early learning community.

Training all educators gives everyone the same tools and language to weave Yoga, Breath and Mindfulness into every day. This supports a common approach where teachers collaborate with each other and affect a health and wellbeing change, both within their own classroom and the school as a whole.

Become a school or childcare centre that supports the development of the whole child, nourishes your teachers, creates positive classroom climates and builds a thriving health and wellbeing culture.  

 

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See the Karma Classroom program in action

Katherine, Acting Principal of Double Bay Public (2019), describes the benefits of the Karma Classroom Activity Cards (20sec)

Primary school teacher Kylie implementing the Karma Classroom program with her students (55sec)

Early learning teacher Micha'el talking about her experience creating a calmer classroom (46sec)

 

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APST Aligned

Addressing standard descriptors 1.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

NESA & TQI Accredited

5 hours Accredited PD in the priority area of Student/Child Mental Health.

Be You Program Approved

Awarded 4/4 for implementation by Be You.

Highlights of A Karma Classroom PD Workshop for the Whole School

  • Practical, experiential and a great team builder
  • Supports teacher health and wellbeing by offering tools to reduce stress, mental/physical fatigue and burnout
  • Promotes a school culture that values compassion, kindness and creativity alongside academics
  • Participants receive practical tools to easily weave Yoga (mindful movement), Breath and Mindfulness into the classroom and playground every day
  • Each participant receives a comprehensive manual and set of Karma Classroom Cards

Follow up support

Graduates have access to The Karma Class team and receive ongoing support to encourage their active use of the program.

We work closely with ‘champion teachers’ selected by the school who act as a conduit between the staff and The Karma Class to ensure the ongoing success of the program.

 

Customise the support to suit your needs:

  • Fortnightly or monthly catch-up sessions with ‘champion teachers’
  • Staff meeting sessions run by The Karma Class
  • Parent information nights

 

Find out how The Karma Class can transform your school's Health and Wellbeing program.

A whole school approach

 

The wellbeing of our students and teachers is an issue we cannot afford to ignore.

Hear how Double Bay public implemented the Karma Classroom Program school-wide, and how it has changed their health and wellbeing culture.

 

(Video is 6m40s)

Testimonials

Hear what graduates have to say

"Really practical; your depth of experience is evident. Your flexibility re: delivery is refreshing. Thank you so much. I look forward to getting started!"

Vanessa Bain, Merimbula Public School

"The most engaging, informative and enjoyable course I have been on in my teaching career."

Georgia Cross, Double Bay Public School

“The content that I will take back and share is huge - what a great tool to teach young children, that can stay with them as they grow.“

Corrie Shepherd, Tathra Preschool

Weekly Kids Yoga Classes

Held weekly, and aligned with the school term, our Karma Kids Yoga classes are a perfect compliment to the Karma Classrooms program.  

Students build strength and flexibility while cultivating a sense of calm and balance (both physical and emotional)  

And FUN and FANTASTIC adventure into body, breath and mind!