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2548: SAPERE Annual Conference
Resource for London
356 Holloway Road
N7 6PA

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Thursday 16th November 2017 (World Philosophy Day)

9.30am arrival for 10am start until 3.30pm


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Philosophy for Children is the practice of philosophical enquiry that aims to develop questioning, reasoning and judgement. Research studies have shown that P4C has both cognitive and social impact on children and schools.There will be a range of practical workshops across all age ranges and for both newcomers and those with P4C experience.




Opening Doors to Quality Thinking - Bob Cox


Bob Cox is Director of Searching for Excellence and has been presenting ideas about high quality learning and English at regional, national and international conferences for 10 years. He is the author of the ‘Opening Doors’ series which won the ERA Award in 2017 for ‘Best Education book’. Bob also directs an enrichment centre called ‘The Saturday Challenge’ and works in schools and at conferences, with his team, to stimulate approaches which encourage thinking, questioning and philosophy as routes to excellence. Bob was a teacher for 23 years, reaching advanced skills teacher status, and worked in school improvement for 5 years for an LA as a lead consultant for ‘gifted and talented’. Bob has supported around 450 schools in-house in their search for excellence.

Morning workshops (11.45am - 12.45pm):

P4C and EYFS - Harriet Goodman
Controversy, safety and Values: P4C in the age of Prevent and FBV - Darren Chetty and Joanna Haynes
P4C, reading and writing - Nick Chandley
Thinking Moves - Roger Sutcliffe

Afternoon workshops (1.45pm- 2.45pm)
P4C for Beginners  - Alison Hall
Culture change in schools with P4C and Values-based Education (VbE) - Sue Webb
P4C, reading and writing - Nick Chandley
Thinking Moves - Roger Sutcliffe

£150 for non SAPERE members (NB SAPERE membership is £30 per annum. Click here if you’d like to join.)

£120 discounted rate for SAPERE members, trainers, Going for Gold (GfG) & Award Schools


The SAPERE AGM and social event will take place from 4pm until 7pm.


For more information contact Mary Boullin or call 01865 408333.


 Places RemainingCost
Members, Trainers, Going for Gold (GfG) & Awards Delegates 52£120.00

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