ICPIC Centers and Member Organizations Around the World

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The following key may be helpful:

purpleP4C Center
Focus is on P4C with a commitment to Community of Inquiry methodology
orangePhilosophy in Schools
Focus is on teaching philosophy in schools, but not necessarily with an emphasis on Community of Inquiry methodology.
greenInstitute /Local Organization
Focus is on P4C in schools and also academic courses and research
blueSchools
K-12 educational institutions
redNetworks / National Organizations
larger frameworks that have member Centers or institutions (for example, national associations, societies, professional networks, etc.)

 


 

Center Address Description Contact
ACPC
The Austrian Center for Philosophy for Children
Schmiedgasse 12, 8010 Graz/ Austria Das Institut für Kinder- und Jugendphilosophie fördert Bildung und Weiterbildung von Kindern, Jugendlichen und Erwachsenen, berät pädagogische Einrichtungen, plant Projekte, entwickelt und empfiehlt Seminar- und Arbeitsunterlagen und dient als philosophische Beratungsstelle.The Institute of Philosophy with Children promotes education and advanced training for children, youth and adults; consults with pedagogical institutions; writes project descriptions; creates and promotes workshops and a philosophical counseling center.__ http://www.kinderphilosophie.at/
Caterpillar Philosophy for Children Foundation / 財團法人毛毛蟲兒童哲學基金會 (P4C-Center) Hoping East Road, Taipei Lane 199 1st Floor 3, Taipei,
Taiwan
財團法人毛毛蟲兒童哲學基金會地 址︰ 台北市和平東路一段199巷3 號1樓     上班時間︰ 週一~週五 Training P4C activities.
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http://www.caterpillar.org.tw/
CECAPFIN CECAPFIN Correo 111, Santiago Tlacotepec, Toluca, México CP: 50255 CECAPFI es un centro para la difusión, enseñanza e innovación en prácticas filosóficas. Nuestras áreas son:
*Escuelas: Preparación en filosofía para niños.
*Mundo: Consultorías filosóficas, filosofía para empresas y aplicaciones de la práctica filosófica en ámbitos diversos.
*Libros: Publicación y distribución de libros especializados.CECAPFI is a center for diffusion, training and innovation in philosophical practices. Our fields of work are:
*Schools: Training in philosophy for children
*philosophical consulting, corporate philosophy and philosophical practice applications in various spheres and
*Books: publishing and distributing specialized books.__
http://www.cecadfin.com/
CELEFIN
Centro Latinoamericano de Filosofía para Niños
PROLONGACIÓN BAJA CALIFORNIA No. 61
COL. lOS ALCANFORES
C.P. 29246SAN CRISTÓBAL DE LAS CASAS, CHIAPAS.
El CELAFIN surge en 1993 en San Cristóbal de las Casas como respuesta a las necesidades educativas y de formación de docentes en contextos de diversidad cultural, a partir de la propuesta de Filosofía para Niños creada por Mathew Lipman, con el fin de sistematizar y ofrecer servicios relacionados con el desarrollo y difusión del Programa.
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http://celafin.org/
Centro FpN – Asociación Centro de Filosofía para Niños – Association Center for Philosophy for Children Embajadores 31, Madrid,
Spain
Asociación Centro de Filosofía para Niños/ Aragón/ Asturias/ Barcelona/ Extremadura/ Galicia/ La Rioja/ Murcia/ ValenciaFilosofía para niños : proyecto educativo que busca formar personas críticas y creativas capaces de construir.
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http://www.filosofiaparaninos.org/
 CIREP – Interdisciplinary Centre for Research on Educational Thought   Via G. Carducci,
San Bellino, Rovigo,
Italy
 Centro Interdisciplirare di Ricerca Educative Sul Pensiero – Il nostro interesse è rivolto a bambini e adulti nei diversi contesti di esperienza educativa. Il nostro progetto pilota è nato con l’intento di promuovere lo sviluppo della Philosophy for Children.  http://www.cirep.it/
Colegio Newland S.C. Anillo Vial II Fray Junípero Serra No. 20001, Querétaro, Qro. C.P. 76127 Colegio Newland es una institución privada en el estado de Querétaro, México; con grados desde maternal hasta secundaria. Nuestra misión es desarrollar la grandeza que hay en cada uno de nuestros estudiantes y lograr que alcancen el pensamiento de alto nivel a través del programa de Filosofía para Niños, que forma parte fundamental de nuestro modelo educativo. Todos nuestros formadores se capacitan constantemente y viven el programa de FpN día a día desde el 2009.
Colegio Newland is a private institution, nursery to high school. Our mission is to develop the greatness that is in each of our students. Philosophy for Children is a fundamental part of our educational model. All our teachers are constantly trained and live the P4C program day by day from 2009.

www.nwl.com.mx

rectoría@nwl.mx
CRIF
entro Ricerca Indagine Filosofica
Via Carlo Denina 72 – 00179 ROM Il CRIF è un’associazione di promozione socio-culturale senza fini di lucro, fondata nel 1991 e con sede a Roma. Opera a livello nazionale con sezioni locali. Principale finalità dell’Associazione: promuovere, sperimentare e monitorare la ricerca relativa alla pratica filosofica negli ambiti definiti con l’acronimo P4C (scolastico-formativo e sociale).CRIF operates nationally with local sections. Its goals include promoting, experimentation and monitoring of research on the philosophical practice in p4c. Since 2000, CRIF has initiated experiments and research in areas outside the school with projects aimed at social workers, University of the Third Age, informal groups of citizens, labor organizations, prisons and community for addicts, developing philosophical practice as Philosophy for community.
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http://www.filosofare.org/
FAPSA
Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations
97B Gowrie St, Newtown, 2742, NSW, Australia  The Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations is an umbrella organisation supporting the interests of its nine affiliated Associations. Through professional development and advocacy initiatives FAPSA seeks to enrich and expand philosophy in schools in Australasia.. http://fapsa.org.au/
Grup IREF – Innovation and Research on Teaching Philosophy Group Catalan, Catalunya,
Spain
 El GrupIREF és una associació que promou la proposta educativaFILOSOFIA 3/18 en català i el projectes NORIA en castellà que tenen com a referent el currículum conegut internacionalment per Philosophy for Children.GrupIREF is a non-profit association offering training in P4C, curricula and workshops.
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 www.grupiref.org
ICPE
The Israeli Center for Philosophy in Education – ‘Philosophy for Life’
Makor Haim, 16
Jerusalem, 93465
Israel

המרכז הישראלי לפילוסופיה בחינוך – פילוסופיה לחיים
المركز الاسرائيلي للفلسفه في التربيه – الفلسفه للحياه

The Israeli Centre for Philosophy in Education is operates a variety of initiatives that link philosophical inquiry with education.  It is the home of “Philosophy for Children” in Israel and East Jerusalem, operating in the State (secular), State Religious and Arab Educational sectors.

www.philosophy4life.org
 Institut Philos
Québec
 235, Boulevard Côte-Vertu
suite 123, Montréal,
Québec H4N 1C8 CANADA
 Institut Philos est une maison de formation bilingue de consultation, de ressources et d’expertises pédagogique pour la réussite éducative et l’épanouissement spirituel desservant les institutions et les centres d’éducation au Québec en partenariat avec des librairies agréées et des maisons d’édition et d’autre instituts d’éducation au niveau national et international.Institute PHILOS
engages in research, joint publications and implements higher order thinking skills and philosophical materials that stimulate creativity, critical reflection, and collaborative inquiry for students (K-12), teachers and educational leaders worldwide.
 http://www.institutphilos.com/
The Institute of Philosophical Practice in Moscow 
Kinder Philosophy PO Box 411 Double Bay 1360 NSW Australia   http://kinderphilosophy.com/
King David School 517-519 Orrong Road, Armadale, Victoria 3143. The King David School is an independent, K-12 co-educational, progressive Jewish day school. It currently has approximately 800 students from Pre-School to Year 12. Philosophy for Children is part of the curriculum in the school from Years 2-10.  www.kds.vic.edu.au/
Mind Boggles
Philosophy in Education in South Africa
School of Education
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch 7701
Cape Town
SOUTH AFRICA
Mind Boggles offers courses and materials to bring philosophical inquiry and ethical inquiry into education in South Africa. http://www.mindboggles.org.za/
Mount Holyoke College: Teaching Children Philosophy:  50 College Street South Hadley, MA 01075 U.S.A. We offer a course in Philosophical Inquiry (with Tom Wartenberg) where students get to teach philosophy at the Martin Luther King Charter School of Excellence in Springfield. Our website offers resources that we think are remarkable for their philosophical content, and offers questions to use to initiate a philosophical discussion. The question sets will guide you in getting the children to discuss the philosophical issues raised by the books. http://www.teachingchildrenphilosophy.org
NAACI
North American Association for the Community of Inquiry
C/O Wendy C. Turgeon
St. Joseph’s College New York, USA
NAACI is the North American Association for the Community of Inquiry. Our vision of a community of inquiry contains a number of key elements: meaning-making, student-centered inquiry, reflection on practice, respect for persons and ideas, philosophical or deep questioning, falliblism, and thinking for one’s self within a safe environment.
P4C NZ
Philosophy for
Children  New Zealand.
720 West Coast Rd
Oratia
Auckland, 0604
New Zealand
P4CNZ is the New Zealand association for Philosophy for Children. We offer training for teachers (and others) who wish to facilitiate philosophical inquiry with children and young people. We are a not-for-profit grassroots organisation run by teachers and philosophers who have a commitment to making the benefits of the philosophical community of inquiry available to everyone.  http://www.p4c.org.nz/
Philosopher dans la Cité http://www.pratiques-philosophiques.com/accueil.html
The Philosophy Foundation 10 Hennel Close
Forest Hill
SE23 2NT
020 8699 9314
We are committed to bringing philosophy to the wider community, and in particular philosophy in schools.Our aim is to make ‘Reasoning’ the 4th ‘R’ in education – by giving children the tools to help them think critically, creatively, cohesively and autonomously we aim to fill the gaps in education and consequently benefit society as a whole.
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http://www.philosophy-foundation.org/
PSA-NSW
Philosophy in Schools Association, NSW
97B Gowrie St Newtown NSW 2042
Australia
The Philosophy in Schools Association of New South Wales is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting philosophy in schools in New South Wales. Its primary role is to provide professional development for teachers. PSA-NSW is a founding member of FAPSA.
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http://www.philosophyinschoolsnsw.org/
SAPERE:
Society for the Advancement of Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education.
SAPERE
Culham Innovation Centre,
D5 Culham Science Park,
Abingdon,
Oxfordshire,
OX14 3DB
SAPERE’s role is to:
promote Philosophy for Children in the UK; develop and deliver validated training courses;
support a national community of teachers, trainers and schools;
manage projects to deliver Philosophy for Children;
collate and publicise research into benefits of Philosophy for Children.
SAPERE is a registered charity.
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 http://www.sapere.org.uk/
SOPHIA
European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children
c/o Peter Worely,
Raadhuisstraat 24 A
4827 AN Hooge Zwaluwe.
Netherlands
SOPHIA seeks to further:
* Educational projects which are of special importance for mutual relationships between European countries.
* European conferences and workshops.
* Training in the area of doing philosophy with children.
* The development of a European curriculum for philosophical inquiry with children.
* The exchange of scholars and students  and cooperation between European countries.
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http://www.sophianetwork.eu/
Thinking_Space 22 Kirkstone Road,
Sheffield,
South Yorkshire,
S6 2PP
Thinking Space promotes philosophical dialogue and enquiry. We work with schools, universities, communities and businesses creating space to talk and think together. Our philosophy projects support groups of children, young people and adults to explore the big questions that interest them.
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http://thinkingspace.org.uk/
University of Chicago, Civic Knowledge Project University of Chicago, Office: Rm. 133, Edelstone Bldg. 6030 S. Ellis Chicago, IL 60637 The Civic Knowledge Project Organizes Winning Words: Thinking, Speaking, and Acting Philosophically -through which young people on Chicago’s South Side are introduced to the joys and wonders of philosophy .
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 http://civicknowledge.uchicago.edu/winningwords.shtml
University of Washington’s Center in Philosophy for Children University of Washington Center for Philosophy for Children Box 353350,, Department of Philosophy University of Washington Seattle, WA 98195-3350 The Center’s “Philosophers in the Schools” program educates university students about ways to introduce philosophy in K-12 classrooms, and then sends these students into schools around Seattle, at no charge to the schools, to conduct philosophy sessions. The Center also runs workshops for teachers, parents and other interested adults about ways to facilitate philosophy discussions with young people.
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http://depts.washington.edu/nwcenter/
 Viterbo University Viterbo University is a private, Roman Catholic liberal arts university located in La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. Richard (Mort) Morehouse was very active in Philosophy for Children, and the the University continues to support Community of Inquiry and P4C initiatives.
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 http://www.viterbo.edu/http://www.viterbo.edu/search2.aspx?q=p4c

Countries doing P4C  – Contact ICPIC for further details.

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Brasil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Canada: Québec
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of China)
  • China: Hong Kong
  • Croatia
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • England
  • Finland
  • France
  • FSU
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • India
  • India: Napal
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Israel: East Jerusalem
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Lao
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • Serbia
  • Singapore
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • USA
  • Venezuela