Symposium 2018


Date: September 17, 2018

Time: 14:00 – 18:00

Location: The Paviljoen, Woudestein, Rotterdam (Erasmus University Campus)

Education of the Heart & Mind

New approaches to learning and development for a flourishing society & sustainable world


14:00 – 14:30: Welcome and Opening: 

Sander Tideman, Co-Director Mind & Life Europe, co-founder Education of the Heart


14.30- 16.00: Key Notes on Contemplative Education:

Prof. Geshe Lobsang Negi, Professor and Director Emory-Tibet Partnership, Emory University: the SEE Learning Framework

Prof. Katherine Weare, Professor Exeter University, Community on Contemplative Education (CCE)

Prof. Rob van Tulder, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University: Skillsheet for Heart, Mind & Hands


16.15-17.30:  Dialogue and Exchange on: How do we start? How can we make (small) changes in Education?

Dr. Saskia Tjepkema, Kessels & Smit, The Learning Company

Active dialogue in which we share examples and experiences on how to create changes in classrooms and schools.


17.30-18.00: Closing Panel with Speakers                             




New seminar: September 17, 2018, Rotterdam

Seminar "Education of the Heart & Mind"

September 17, 2018 from 2-6 pm at Erasmus University Campus (Woudestein) at The Paviljoen, Rotterdam.

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