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Are you a Graphic Designer? WE ARE LOOKING FOR YOU!!

 
Graphic design for Ethical Capability Teacher Tool Kit  (Stage 1)
Start date: Mid July 2017 End date: 31 August 2017
Please email your expression of interest in this work to the attention of the Project Coordinator at ethicalcapabilities@gmail.com by Friday 30th June 2017

 

2017 Victorian Secondary Schools Philosothon

Applications are now open to attend the 2017 Philosothon! To register your school, visit this page and download the registration form.

Places are limited to 12 participating schools!

To participate as a Judge or Facilitator, visit this page and download the application form.

Unit 3 2017 VCE VAPS Forum: Minds, Bodies, Persons.

Sunday 21st May 2017. From 12:30pm to 4:30pm

Further details and registration forms can be found on the 'Events' page here.

VAPS 2017 CALENDAR DATES: KEY EVENTS

 

New Teachers to VCE Philosophy Workshop – February 11th

Level One Community of Inquiry Training, Term 1 (Day 1) – March 5th

Annual General Meeting – March 9th

Middle Years Philosothon at Bunjilaka, Session 1 – March 16th
 

Level One Community of Inquiry Training, Term1 (Day 2) – March 19th

An  Exploratory Inquiry at Bunjilaka (Boroondara Cluster group) – March 23rd

VCE Network Meeting: Keys to Plato – March 29th 

COI Review Meeting #1 – April 22nd

Level One Community of Inquiry Training,  Term 1 (Day 3) – April 23rd

New Pedagogies Seminar – April 27th

U3 VCE Philosophy Forum at Melbourne University – May 21st

Primary Years Philosothon @ NGV – June 9th

Level One Community of Inquiry Training, Term 3 (Day 1) – July 30th 
 

Victorian Secondary Schools Philosothon briefing – August 12th

Level One Community of Inquiry Training, Term 3 (Day 2) – August  13th 
 

Victorian Secondary Schools Philosothon – August 24th

Level One Community of Inquiry Training, Term 3 (Day 3) – August 27th 

U4 VCE Philosophy Forum at Melbourne University – September 10th

National Philosothon – 25th – 27th September (Sydney)

Middle Years Philosothon Session 3 – November 23rd

Launch of the Ethical Capabilities materials – December 14th (TBC)

VCE PHILOSOPHY NETWORK EMAIL DISTRIBUTION LIST

Those who are interested in joining the VCE Philosophy Network email distribution list can find more information here.

VICTORIAN MIDDLE YEARS PHILOSOTHON @ BUNJILAKA, 16th March and 23rd November

VENUE: Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum 
Schools are invited to register 10 students from years 5/6 and years 7/8 for this 2 day commitment.
 
EVENT 1: Thursday 16th March. Students participate in three 'Community of Inquiry’ sessions to be held in front of a variety of  exhibits, culminating in the construction of their Big Questions.
EVENT 2: Thursday 23rd November.  Students return to Bunjikaka to resume their inquiry and come to some resolutions of their own Big Questions.
COST: $30 per student
BOOKINGS: Please contact the Education and Innovations Officer
 

ETHICAL CAPABILITIES WORKSHOP IN NORTHERN REGION (Term 2, 2017)

For more information, please email: educationofficer@vaps.vic.edu.au

VICTORIAN PRIMARY SCHOOL PHILOSOTHON, 9 JUNE, 10am–2pm

VENUE: The National Gallery of Victoria
Schools will be invited to bring 10 students from years 4, 5 and 6 to the NGV to participate in three, thirty minute ‘Communities of Inquiry’ sessions to be held in front of a variety of works of art.
COST: $30 per student
BOOKINGS: (email) Education.Bookings@ngv.vic.gov.au

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VAPS VCE NETWORK EMAIL DISTRIBUTION LIST

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FIND A PHILOSOPHY TUTOR / REGISTER AS A VCE PHILOSOPHY TUTOR

The process for applications has changed. More information can be found here or by clicking on 'Resources' on the top-bar and then 'Find a Tutor' on the side-bar.