Online: P4C Level 1 Course With Jeremy Reynolds

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We are delighted to offer Level 1 Philosophy for Children (P4C) training for primary and secondary teachers, as well as for teaching assistants who have involvement with teaching and learning. This new online course, adapted from the existing Level 1 course, comprises Zoom online modules and participant offline tasks and runs over 3 half day sessions of 4 hours each (split into two 2 hour sessions with a break in between) -this allows participants to try out activities in lessons between the sessions and share practice in the training itself.

£150 per person for the full 3 session course

Philosophy for Children, or P4C, is an approach to teaching and learning, in which children take part in philosophical enquiry. It enhances thinking and communication skills, boosts confidence and self-esteem, and improves behaviour and academic attainment. Recognised as having a significant impact, through P4C, which is flexible and can be accommodated in any school setting, children develop their skills and understanding over time through becoming skilled at high quality thinking, questioning and dialogue

You must attend all 3 sessions to access the accreditation

About The Course

This recognised and certified training from Sapere (the national P4C body) will enable you to:

  • encourage philosophical questioning and dialogue
  • facilitate a P4C enquiry in the classroom
  • identify resources to stimulate rich discussions among your students

The Level 1 course:

  • introduces the theory and practice of P4C
  • provides tools to develop students’ questioning and thinking skills
  • connects P4C to the curriculum
  • demonstrates philosophical enquiry in practice
  • presents P4C resources and sources of teaching materials

Completion of the course qualifies attendees for a SAPERE P4C Initial Practitioner Certificate.

There are a maximum of 12 places on this training course and a discounted price for more than one person attending from the same school.

What Teachers Say

“As a trainer and coach you have been easy to talk to whilst also being appropriately challenging! I also always felt that you understood our school and context and were therefore excellent at guiding us through the next stages of our journey”.

                                                                                                               Headteacher, Jack Hunt School, Peterborough

“Jeremy was encouraging of all delegates to participate, remain in touch with any queries they may have / share P4C experiences and he wrote to delegates after the course to share further resources”.

                                                                                                                                    Mark, P4C Level 1 course delegate

“Jeremy provided fantastic support, encouragement and challenge in our training which was greatly appreciated”.

About the Programme Leader

Jeremy is a teacher of Geography, - a former Head of Department and Assistant Headteacher in state secondary schools before becoming the Hertfordshire County Adviser for Gifted and Talented students, working with schools and running training courses and conferences. He then worked for an educational social mobility charity, helping able disadvantaged students to secure places at leading universities, moving on to consultancy work with High Performance Learning, an educational social enterprise helping schools nationally and internationally to become world class.

Jeremy began as a P4C trainer in his Gifted and Talented advisory role and subsequently has trained thousands of staff on open courses and with whole staff groups in schools, as well as running workshops with students of all ages. He is a very experienced Level 1 P4C trainer, running SAPERE P4C courses for many years, and has also worked with schools on longer term projects eg with the EEF (Educational Endowment Fund).

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