Introduction To Philosophical Enquiry In Schools - Level 1 Training


Course length: 2 days

Entry requirements: No formal qualifications although individuals should be working in an educational environment

Course content: The New Key Skills Framework in Wales emphasises the need for schools to effectively find ways of developing thinking skills in the classroom. Philosophy for Children (P4C) provides teachers with an effective and stimulating way of developing these skills and has shown to have a positive impact across the curriculum. At the end of the course individuals should be able to:

Begin to develop their knowledge of theory and practice of P4C

Understand how to facilitate an enquiry

Appreciate the value of using P4C within the classroom

Understand the role of the facilitator in promoting a positive and respectful community and opportunities that enhance children’s development

Accreditation: The course is accredited by SAPERE, the Society for Advancing Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education.

Course aimed at: Head teachers, senior managers of school as well as teachers who aim to introduce Philosophy for Children into schools. The course can be offered at UWIC or can be delivered as whole school training within a school

Programme Leader: Jo Bowers

How to enrol: To enrol please contact us at or 029 2041 7112