Meditation for school

To address the lack of mindfulness programmes and insufficient research on such programmes in Hong Kong, venerable Sik Hin Hung developed a comprehensive meditation programme for secondary school students with training for teachers to be meditation instructors, meditation textbooks, daily meditation homework, and a course curriculum with four Buddhist meditation methods. CBS has currently completed a pilot study and endorsed the areas for improvement to start a full study. Our works on the two programmes are summarized as follows:

  • The meditation program was developed and will be disseminated to more than 10,000 teachers and students.
  • Completed training for the teachers as Buddhist meditation instructors.
  • Published textbooks for the meditation program.
  • The completion of the pilot study of the program and gathered information to refine the programme content, logistics, and implementation.
  • Started the effectiveness study with close to 10,000 secondary students with control groups.
  • Ongoing…