Philosophy4 Children

Foundation course Level 1

Aims of the course:

  • Encourage philosophical questioning and dialogue
  • Understand how to facilitate a P4C enquiry
  • Identify resources to stimulate rich discussions among your children

Two day course includes:

  • Introduces the theory and practice of P4C
  • Provides tools to develop students’ questioning and thinking skills
  • Connects P4C to the curriculum
  • Demonstrates philosophical enquiry in practice
  • Presents P4C resources and sources of teaching materials

Who is it for?

The course is designed for all who want to practice P4C in an educational setting. It is appropriate for teaching and non-teaching staff.

Accreditation:

Completion of the course and facilitating 6 P4C sessions in your classroom will qualify you for a P4C initial practitioner certificate.

Training will take place on:

Day 1- Wednesday 4th October 2017, 8.45-4pm. Venue: St Mary and St Thomas’ CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS- TSA POD (located behind the school)

Day 2- Wednesday 11th October 2017, 8.45-4pm. Venue: St Mary and St Thomas’ CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS- TSA POD (located behind the school)

The full cost of the programme is £200.00. This includes: 2 face-to face sessions and tea/coffee/biscuits/light lunch and all course resources. This is subsided by the St Helens TSA to keep costs at a minimum. As a result no additional discounts will be applied.

Only 20 places are available, places will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email or call:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

 
 
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