The University of Notre Dame Australia, Sydney The Moorgate Boardroom & Common Room, 104 Broadway, Chippendale, NSW, 2008 Australia

Join the Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations (FAPSA) in a wonderful one-day conference that celebrates teaching and research in philosophy and ethics in the primary and high school classroom! With practical hands-on workshops as well as a couple of presentations, this event is well suited to new or experienced teachers who enjoy critical thinking, ethical deliberation and wish to encourage such thinking skills in their students.

Cost: $120   Early bird tickets $100 prior to May 31 2019 The workshop will be fully catered Register and Payment via Eventbrite
Topics Philosophy in Schools around the world: the latest initiatives and research worldwide; Engaging thinking in the Primary Classroom; Philosophy in Public Spaces; Using Philosophy to create 21st century thinkers in schools; How to more accurately and transparently assess Philosophical Inquiry; Moral Education in a technological world.

The full day may be counted as 6 hours (7.5 hours including the evening panel) of ‘teacher identified professional development’ addressing standards 3.3.2 & 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.



2019 –  Philosophy in Schools Association of NSW next Introductory Workshops (previously Level 1)

…will be held on…

31st Aug – 14th September 2019

These workshops are an introduction to the use of the philosophical Community of Inquiry to promote critical and creative thinking and ethical understanding in the classroom. It presupposes no formal training in philosophy or experience in teaching philosophy in schools. Completion of the two days of training, together with a short practical assignment, leads to official endorsement by the Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Association (FAPSA).

The workshop presenters are academics and teachers with extensive experience in philosophy in schools, including the publication of internationally recognised books for teachers and the implementation of highly successful school programs.

The cost is $610 (full-time students $350) for the two day course, which includes morning tea and handouts.

Completing this 2 day course will contribute to 10 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing standards 3.3.2 & 4.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

To register, please use this form.

More information, including presenter bios, can be found via the workshop flyer.