buddhism for schools
Welcome to Still Learning, a not-for-profit education service working in partnership with the Sheffield Buddhist Centre. Still Learning provides high-quality tours and workshops about Buddhism and Mindfulness delivered by experienced practising Buddhists. Our sessions are fun and interactive, as well as designed to meet your learning objectives.
Visit Sheffield Buddhist Centre
Below there’s information on Primary and Secondary school visits, information for scouts and trainee teachers, on mindfulness for schools and free download packs for schools.
For more information or to book a session use the contact form below, phone or email.
Choose Your Activities
Below are some examples of popular themes and workshops we offer, although we are always happy to work with you to develop new activities to suit the needs of your class. Most of these activities can be adapted to suit any key stage.
If you can’t make it to the Buddhist Centre then we can come to you, we offer full or half day workshops in schools: Workshops in Schools
Primary School Visits
Since Still learning started we have welcomed thousands of primary age children to the Buddhist Centre and visited them in their schools. We run high quality, educational tours with a variety of interactive activities. A standard school tour will meet many of the curriculum’s objectives and would include the following:
However, we plan each session to be specific for the children attending and are happy to address themes and specific learning objectives. We have a wide range of learning activities up our sleeves. The sessions are planned and delivered by an experienced Buddhist primary school teacher plus colleagues.
Our sesions are:
Secondary School/ College Visits
However, we plan each session to be specific for the students attending and are happy to address themes and specific learning objectives with our wide range of learning. The sessions are planned and delivered by an experienced Buddhist, qualified teacher plus colleagues.
Our sesions are:
You can learn about:
Learn about Mindfulness and experience its benefits for yourself:
Universities/ Trainee Teachers Section
Currently we run workshops in several local universities working with:
Meet the Team
Still Learning was launched in 2009, in response to requests from teachers across the region. Since then we have worked with over 30,000 students and over 120 schools, universities and scout groups. All our team are DBS checked and a wide range of teaching experience.
Aryadasa is an Order Member at the Buddhist Centre. He has been a still learning team member since 2013
Jordana is a teacher and artist who joined Still Learning in 2018
Workshops in Schools
Why Book a workshop? If you can’t get to the Buddhist Centre, why not bring the world of Buddhism into your classroom with workshops tailor-made to meet your learning objectives? Our interactive and informative workshops can help bring to life any aspect of Buddhist life and teachings, including a taste of Buddhist meditation with our popular ‘stilling exercises’, suitable for people of any faith. Run by enthusiastic and committed Buddhists, who can speak directly from their own experience about what it’s like to live by the Buddha’s teachings.
Minimum charge £75 Half day workshop £250 Full day workshop £350
We are committed to finding a way to give students a first hand experience of Buddhism whatever the budget. Please get in touch with us to find out more. When should I book? Please try to make any bookings at least one month in advance, which will help us to accommodate your preferred dates.