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Apr 2014

– 06/04/2014 - 15/05/2014 at All Day

IAPC logoIAPC Call for Papers – American Philosophical Association, Eastern Division
Submissions due May 15th, 2014
The IAPC Announces a Special Symposium: “Philosophy of Childhood: Exploring the Boundaries,” chaired by Dr. David Kennedy at the 2014 American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Annual Meeting, December 27-30 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. See: Call for Papers.  Please direct questions and submissions to Dr. Kennedy at kennedyd@mail.montclair.edu.

May 2014

Philosophy Foundation - Stage one training – 31/05/2014 - 01/06/2014 at All Day

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The Philosophy Foundation – Stage 1 Philosophy in Schools course
Kelvin Grove Primary School, Kelvin Grove, Sydenham, London, SE26 6BB
May 31st and June 1st
The Philosophy Foundation’s flagship “Philosophy in Schools” training course is a two-day introduction to Philosophical Enquiry (PhiE) as practised by The Philosophy Foundation, and will give you experience and the theory behind the Philosophical Enquiry method that is at the heart of our work. Complementary to other forms of P4C and enquiry based teaching, it is the first part of our training to become an accredited Specialist Philosophy Teachers with The Philosophy Foundation. Details about our training and how to book your place on the course can be found here.

Jun 2014

North American Association for the Community of Inquiry (NAACI) – 25/06/2014 at All Day

logoNAACI-picThe Community of Philosophical Inquiry and its diverse applications
NAACI International conference
Laval University, 
Québec, Canada, June 25-27, 2014.
The NAACI 2014 conference will examine the multifaceted, diverse applications of the Community of Philosophical Inquiry (CPI) in various settings. Since P4C’s beginnings, many fresh and original applications of the CPI have emerged: from prison-based and popular literacy programs to distance education and teacher training, from informal discussion groups in nursing homes and family care facilities to schools for children with exceptionalities, from religion and ethics education to health promotion and mathematics classes.
La conferencia de NAACI examinará las diversas aplicaciones dela Comunidad de Diálogo Filosófico (CDF) en varios contextos. Desde los comienzos de P4C han ido surgiendo una diversidad de aplicaciones originales: desde su aplicación en prisiones, casas de retiro y programas de formación de docentes a distancia hasta escuelas para niños con necesidades especiales, desde educación ética y religiosa hasta iniciativas para la promoción de la salud e incluso la enseñanza de matemáticas.

Aug 2014

IAPC International Mendham Summer Seminar – 02/08/2014 - 09/08/2014 at All Day

IAPC logoIAPC Summer Seminar
The Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children , Montclaire State University,
to be held at, Mendham, NJ. -  August 2nd-4th, 2014
This international seminar is geared toward both novice and experienced graduate students, teachers, professors who have interest or experience in using the Philosophy for Children curriculum and methodology around the world. In this Seminar participants will: experience and practice facilitating a Community of Philosophical Inquiry with adults; cultivate a philosophical ear by learning to recognize philosophical dimensions of experience and philosophical issues in texts; enhance their awareness of effective dialogic practices through the use of various forms of assessment; practice using Philosophy for Children curriculum materials, and explore some of the theoretical dimensions of Philosophy for Children, community of inquiry pedagogy and philosophical curriculum construction.
St. Marguerite’s Retreat House, Mendham, is situated on 93 acres of wooded land. The setting is extremely beautiful and peaceful. All meals included. Further information here. To register or request more information, contact Joe Oyler: oylerj@mail.montclair.edu. 

Dec 2014

American Philosophy Association - Eastern Division – 27/12/2014 - 31/12/2014 at All Day

IAPC logoIAPC Announces a Special Symposium: “Philosophy of Childhood: Exploring the Boundaries,”
Downtown Marriott in Philadelphia, PA
The IAPC Announces a Special Symposium: “Philosophy of Childhood: Exploring the Boundaries,” chaired by Dr. David Kennedy at the 2014 American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Annual Meeting, December 27-30 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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