The Hawn Foundation UK
90% of children using MindUP™ show improved Pro-Social Behaviour
See the MindUP™ Story in Action
MindUP™ is a Teaching and Learning framework
MindUP™ is a 15-lesson program for Pre-K-8th grade students, brought to life by a teacher in the classroom
MindUP™ is science-centric and evidence-based, with over 10 years of research conducted on the program’s efficacy
MindUP™ is grounded four core pillars: Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Mindful Awareness and Social-Emotional Learning
MindUP™ has 15 lessons that teach activities around topics such as gratitude, mindfulness and perspective taking
MindUP™ provides an immersive discovery experience along with daily core practices, such as the guided “Brain Break” breathing exercise
MindUP™ drives positive behavior, improves learning and scholastic performance, and increases empathy, optimism and compassion
See How it Works
Interactive Teaching Frameworks
MindUP™ helps students develop essential SEL skills, improving pro social behaviours and academic outcomes.
Creating a positive learning ethos
MindUP™ promotes a positive classroom culture where children are more focused, tolerant, caring and compassionate.
Supporting Family Harmony
MindUP™ at home reduces stress and strengthens
communication, compassion and relationships with family members.
How does MindUP™ fit in school?
MindUP™ is a framework versatile enough to work in any school setting or to complement a therapeutic practice or after school program. Hear how teachers and trainers that are familiar with MindUP™ talk about the applications of the programme.
A Community School in Islington, London See the case »
West Rise Infants
West Rise infant Community School, Eastbourne See the case »
Little Easling Community School, London Read the Case »
Fielding Primary School, Ealing, London See the case »
St. David's Secondary School, Perbrokeshire, Wales See the case »
Hawn Foundation UK-MindUP™ Serbia
The Novak Djokovic Foundation, in partnership with The Hawn Foundation UK, and with the support of the Serbian Ministry of Education have introduced MindUP™ to 10 schools and kindergartens across Serbia. 250 Teachers have been trained in the MindUP™ programme, which is now reaching over 3,000 children. The programme has been a such a success that a second cohort of schools will start training this Autumn 2016.
Hawn Foundation UK- MindUP™ Finland
Nina Sajaniemi, Associate Professor of Development Neuropsychology and her team from the University of Helsinki, are conducting research on the impact of MindUP™ in Finnish Early Years and Pre-School Classrooms. MindUP™ is being embedded into daily teaching and learning, as demonstrated here with children taking a ‘Brain Break’ in the forest.
Hawn Foundation UK - MindUP™ Ireland
During the summer of 2016 MindUP™ began it’s pilot year with certified trainers, Breda Kyne and Steve Lane, facilitating MindUP™ training for teaching and support staff across two Galway primary schools. In January 2017 a further four schools from Galway and Dublin joined the Irish pilot. The demand for MindUP™ continues to grow across Ireland and we are delighted now to be able to support schools.