Jannus Jaska

Jannus Jaska

Director of Estonia’s Initiative of Mindfulness in Education, Estonia

Jannus Jaska is the director of Minutes of Stillness, Estonia’s initiative of mindfulness in education.  The initiative trains teachers and offers mindfulness and self-regulation skills to kindergarten and school age children, aiming to upgrading the national educational system one teacher at a time. Since 2005, he has gone through an extensive ‘Science of the Mind’ training according to Tibetan Buddhist tradition and has the Cultivating Emotional Balance Teacher Training (CEBTT) certificate. He’s currently working on his MA degree in Educational Technology, exploring the application of smartphones in developing metacognitive skills and mindfulness in education.