Dr. Helen Maffni is an international educator, author and consultant who has worked around the world. She holds a Masters of Education researching mindfulness with preschool children. A former School Principal and Teacher, Helen is a certified emotional intelligence trainer, a NLP (Neuro Linguistic Practitioner) and positivity psychology leader. Her doctoral research focused on preschool mindfulness. She is the author of two books and the Fly It Quiet travel and educational packs. She provides consulting services for a wide range of companies, schools and government bodies. Helen has worked on curriculum development, storyboarding, writing teacher training programs, leadership training, school inspection, school development, professional development early years, primary, literacy, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, constructivist education, assessment, children’s television consulting and many others.
Her life’s mission is to improve the lives of children by working in the area of social and emotional learning and wellness. She completed her doctoral research investigating mindfulness and wellbeing in school settings.
She won Best Female Social Emotional Services Business Leader 2020 and Most Influential Early Years Mindfulness Company 2020.
Helen has written for many national magazines and newspapers on topics such as working mothers, third culture kids, emotional intelligence and living abroad. She is the co- author of Developing Children’s Emotional Intelligence and of the children’s book Sammy’s Next Move, a book for third culture kids. She is also creator of the course Thriving Kids -A Path to Compassion, Caring and Confident Children. Helen also writes educational materials for children from aged 3-18.
Topics Helen can Help with Include:
- Emotional Intelligence
- Emotional Fitness
- Life Skills
- Early Childhood Education
- School Improvement
- Third Culture Kids
- Involving Parents
- Literacy Development
- Positive Psychology
- Human Capacity Building
Short Message from Dr. Helen:
” I’m Dr. Helen Maffini, the Director of MindBE Education. We are an educational training company working globally. We improve mindfulness and social emotional learning skills in preschools. More specifically we highlight the latest research, tools and strategies and work with thought leaders in the industry helping educators and parents develop these skills in themselves and children.
As a doctoral researcher in the field of mindfulness and co-author of the book Developing Children’s Emotional Intelligence, I have had the opportunity to interview and gain insights from some of the world’s top thought leaders in the field.
Our summits have reached over 30000 educators worldwide and we have created ongoing partnerships and programmes with many prominent organizations.
Our specialised curriculum and courses have been accredited by the CPD standards office and we continue to reach children in more countries across the globe while also supporting NGOs in Cambodia in feeding and educating young people who live in poverty. Feel free to browse around our site as we constantly improve and grow our contents and scope. I wish you more peace and positivity, enjoy! ”
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