AMT International Summer School

The international courses at the Academy for Mindful Teaching are intended for professionals from all over the world who work with children. After completing the course and supervision session, and obtaining a final approval report, they are certified as Mindfulness trainers in the Method Eline Snel.

The Summer School has for years been held at our beautiful training location in Leusden, in the Netherlands. The Summer School is always offered in August. The courses are given in English, but we can offer the handbooks in other languages.

During the Covid-19 period we also offer all courses online. All online courses will be live, the teacher will be present.

The international courses (also offered online) are as follows:

Summer School for Mindfulness Children Trainers in the Method Eline Snell
six-day intensive

Summer School for Mindfulness Adolescent Trainers in the Method Eline Snel
three-day intensive

Course to become a Mindfulness Trainer in Education in the Method Eline Snel
nine days spread over twelve months

Intensive Course - Mindfulness Children Trainer

The intensive Summer School is a six-day programme, taught in English. It is intended for professionals working with children and wanting to teach the Mindfulness Method Eline Snel to children at schools, other institutions, or in their own psychology or other practices. Over six consecutive days, we work on the teaching material belonging to the Course Mindfulness Children Trainer. At the end of this period, participants will begin a pilot Mindfulness training for children aged 5 to 12.
For more details of the participation and certification requirements, click here. For information about online training for children in the Method Eline Snel, go to Online Training Courses.

Extra: Intensive Course - Mindfulness Adolescent Trainer

Following on from the programme for trainers working with children, you can choose to follow the two-day course Mindfulness Adolescent Trainer. This, too, involves giving a pilot training to a group of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19. It is also possible to start with the Course to become a Mindfulness Children Trainer, and continue with the course Mindfulness Adolescent Trainer later on.

For more details of the course Mindfulness Adolescent Trainer, click here.

Lesson materials during the Summer School

Classes during the Summer School are taught in English. We expect all participants to have a good understanding of English, and to speak it at all times. However, you can choose to receive the handbooks and other material in another language; please discuss this with the trainer during your intake interview. At the moment our trainer handbooks are available in English, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, Polish, and Turkish.

2021 Summer School

In 2021, the Summer School will start on 6th of August. The programme for trainers working with children will take place from 6 to 11 August, and that for trainers working with young people on 13 and 14 August. More information about the 2021 Summer School is available here.

2022 Summer School 2022

In 2022, the programme for trainers working with children will be held from 5 to 10 August, and that for trainers working with young people on 12 and 13 August. For more information about the 2022 Summer School, click here.

Mindfulness trainer in Education & Parenting

Contents will follow later.

Please register early, as the training sessions fill up quickly!

“Participation in the AMT Summer School was an unforgettable experience for me. Meeting people from different parts of the world who want to promote mindfulness among children and young people is enriching and inspiring. Learning from exceptional professionals such as Eline and Mark is an extraordinary privilege for me, and an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills straight from the horse’s mouth. I will treasure this miraculous experience of fellowship and leadership.”
– Justyna Wiąckiewicz, class of 2020