Global Learning Programme

Philosophy for Children Level 2a

07 Mar 2018 - 08 Mar 2018 | Ambleside
Start: 09:00 , end: 16:00
Provider: Cumbria Development Education Centre (CDEC)
Cost £: 295 credits per person
Aims of the course:

This 2-day course gives further tutoring in the practice and theory of developing communities of philosophical enquiry (P4C).

Expected outcomes of the course:

For participants to be: • more skilled in the facilitation of enquiries, • better able to evaluate and plan for the progress of communities of enquiries • able to coach colleagues in their practice of P4C.

Embedding global learning in your teaching:

This course will enable teachers to better use philosophical enquiry to help educate for global citizenship in a pluralist society in different curriculum areas.

Course aimed at:

KS2 and KS3

Curriculum subjects explored in this course:

English, Geography, History, Citizenship, PSHE

Content focus:

Curriculum development; Development of specific subject (i.e. Maths, English etc.) or curriculum area; Teaching and learning; Development of whole school ethos; Pupil behaviour and values; School awards (e.g. Fair Trade School, RSSA, ISA etc.)



Maximum of participants:


Ratio of participants : trainers:


Trainer details:

Jane Yates - her experience includes 15 years of practical experience of P4C with primary school children. She is a registered SAPERE trainer and has run Level 1 courses for over 500 teachers from over 100 schools across UK, Mexico City, Nepal and India. These have been whole school training, commissioned courses or open courses. .

Other information:

The Level 2a is a two day course

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