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Educational Resources for Teaching Buddhism


A rich range of teaching resources designed for young people.



Who Is the Buddha?
For Buddhists, the life story of the Buddha is a source of inspiration and learning whereas for m...
Mindfulness and Meditation
How can we deal with ourselves and be stable like a mountain, especially when strong emotions lik...
Contentment and Inner Peace
How can we be content and at peace with ourselves and our surroundings? Can we find it in ourselv...



Shunyata and Buddha Nature
In Buddhist thought, no living being has a fixed or eternal essence or soul. In Theravada Buddhis...
Five Aggregates
The Five Aggregates describe the five main factors that constitute reality according to Buddhist ...
Death and Mourning
Death, that of those close to us and our own, is a challenge we all inevitably face. As a stage i...



The Refuges
Anyone who wishes to become a Buddhist and follow the Buddhist path participates in what is calle...
The main point about moral discipline seems to be that rules by themselves are not enough; it is ...
Life of the Buddha
For Buddhists, the life story of the Buddha is a source of inspiration and learning whereas for m...

Types of Materials

Detailed Subject Knowledge

Background materials to explore topics in-depth

Lesson Activities
and Reflections

Slide presentations, handouts, classroom activities and ideas for reflection

Lived Experience

Cultural practices and personal testimonies from Buddhists


Stories with a message that provides insight into a given topic


Exercises to consolidate knowledge or aid in revision


Webinars are offered on an occasional basis to boost teachers’ subject knowledge, discuss difficult points, and share classroom experience.

Next Webinar

Why do we suffer?

2nd May 2024
4pm–5pm, UK time


We have all experienced suffering, and everyone wants to prevent more suffering if they can. But do we have the power to do so?

This webinar designed for school teachers will share subject knowledge and practical tips for teaching the topic in the classroom. In particular, it will draw out the two distinct explanations of the causes of suffering in Theravada and in Mahayana respectively.

You can register here.

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