Philosophy of Schools Association and Institute for Ethics and Society


Tom Wartenberg
‘Doing Philosophy with  Frog and Toad’

Saturday 20 May | 9.30am – 3pm
The University of Notre Dame Australia, Broadway Site

The Philosophy in Schools Association of New South Wales in association with the Institute for Ethics and Society at the University of Notre Dame Australia presents a day of presentations and workshops.
Tom Wartenberg is an international authority on pre-college philosophy. He is President of the Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization (PLATO) and author of Big Ideas for Little Kids and A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries.
To register, please email: ies@nd.edu.au

Tom Wartenberg (President of PLATO) ‘Art @ The Virtual Art Museum: Works of Art as Prompts for Philosophy Discussions’

Philip Cam (School of Humanities and Languages, University of  New South Wales) ‘Developing ethical understanding through  class discussion’

Janine Timillero (Diverse Learning Coordinator, St Patrick’s College, Strathfield)

Jennifer Edwards (Gifted and Talented Teacher, Christian Brothers’ High School, Lewisham) ‘Using the Community of Inquiry to develop higher order thinking   in the classroom’

Dan Smith (Deputy Principal, Leichhardt Public School)   ‘Generating questions and driving philosophical discussion’

Cost:    $60 (includes morning refreshments)

To register, please email: ies@nd.edu.a

Workshop Flyer:


Call For Papers: Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations (FAPSA) 2018 Conference: The Future of Philosophy in Schools
The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia: 9 – 11 July 2018.

Flyer for conference:CFPs FAPSA 2018 ConfFINAL