Kevin Hawkins

Kevin Hawkins has worked with adolescents and young people in various contexts for over 30 years - as teacher, school head, and social worker in the UK, Africa, and Europe.  He currently lives in Valencia, Spain and was previously in the Czech Republic where for 10 years he was Middle School Principal at the International School of Prague.  Kevin has taught mindfulness to students, teachers and parents since 2008.  In 2012 he co- founded MindWell, (mindwell-education.com) which supports educational communities around the world in developing wellbeing through mindfulness and social-emotional learning.  

Kevin is a Senior Trainer for the  Mindfulnessin Schools Project  (UK) and a facilitator of the evidence-based CARE program (Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Educators).  He has also worked as a coach/mentor to school leaders and was lead consultant to the International Baccalaureate Organisation on SEL and mindfulness. Kevin is a regular speaker, writer and presenter on the topics of wellbeing, leadership, mindfulness and social and emotional learning in education.  His first book, Mindful Teacher, Mindful School: Improving wellbeing in teaching and learning, was published by SAGE in July 2017.  He is currently working on a second book, also for SAGE/Corwin with Amy Burke which will be published in early 2021.


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