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International Foundation of Consciousness-Based Education
The International Foundation of Consciousness-Based Education (IFCBE) is a registered non-profit organization, established in 2005. The Transcendental Medita-tion and TM-Sidhi programs, founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, are the core technology of the Foundation’s courses and programs.   This technology of consciousness applied in education has been proven through 50 years of experience worldwide to be uniquely effective in attaining universal educa-tional goals: Improved academic performance; increased creativity and problem-solving ability; improved health; improved relationships among students, and between students and teachers; and a harmonious school and community environment most conducive to learning and growing.   More than 650 scientific research studies, conducted at over 200 universities in 30 countries over the past fifty years document the profound value of these technologies for human development. (Please see the document summarizing the education-related research.)   As of August 2019, the program is implemented in over 800 educational institutions in 64 countries, with more than 500,000 students participating.   These include coun-tries whose governments support use of this technology in education; and countries integrating Transcendental Meditation in their schools as part of the European Un-ion’s projects for social inclusion and tolerance. IFCBE develops curricula and courses for all levels of education, integrating the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi programs with principles of growth to unfold the students’ creative potential.   IFCBE also creates professional development programs for school teachers and university faculty, and guidelines for establishing the technologies of consciousness in schools and higher education institutions.   Three Divisions   The activities of the International Foundation of Consciousness-Based Education are conducted through three divisions: (1) Higher Education; (2) Primary and Secondary Education; and (3) Distance and Continuing Education. —See
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Broader Term
Consciousness-Based(SM) Education
Narrower Term
TM-Sidhi® Program
Transcendental Meditation® Program
Related Term
Maharishi's Theory of Education
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