march, 2019

28mar(mar 28)9:00 am29(mar 29)4:00 pmPhilosophy for Children (2 day course)

Event Details

28th & 29th March 2019 (2 day course) Bungalow 78, Keele University, ST5 5BG

Elements of the course include:

  • An introduction to the theory and practice of P4C
  • Opportunities to experience philosophical enquiry first-hand
  • Developing children’s capacity to ask meaningful questions
  • A framework for developing children’s caring, collaborative, critical and creative thinking skills
  • Connecting P4C with the curriculum

Delegates will:

  • Gain certification at Level 1 from Sapere (opening the way to progression to Levels 2 and 3)
  • Develop the confidence to start practising P4C in the classroom
  • Experience pedagogical approaches that can be applied to their wider practice
  • Get a copy of Sapere’s comprehensive Level 1 Handbook and access to their ‘Getting Started Guide’


About the course leader

Dr Neil Phillipson has twenty years of experience as a teacher, a consultant and a trainer. He has been a Sapere-registered trainer in Philosophy for Children (P4C) since 2013. He has co-authored a book on Dialogic Education with Professor R Wegerif of Cambridge University and is a facilitator of international dialogues with Generation Global.

To book a place :
01865 408333
Follow the ‘Our Courses’ link at
Cost: £210 per delegate


28 (Thursday) 9:00 am - 29 (Friday) 4:00 pm


keele University

Keele, Staffs, ST5 5BG

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