Events

VAPS 2021 Conference: Best Practice in Teaching Philosophy

Virtual

Our biennial conference was previously scheduled for July 2020 but had to be postponed due to COVID-19. Luckily, we have been able to reschedule for March 2021. We are having a wholly-online virtual conference using the Hopin platform. This will allow us to have a powerful online conference experience, including keynotes, simultaneous presentations of various topics,

PIPS – May 2021 – Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum 11 Nicholson St, Carlton

Our first Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2021 is open. This event is for students in Years 5-8 and will take place at Melbourne Museum on the 6th May 2021. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students. Between 5 -

PIPS – June 2021 – NGV

National Gallery Victoria 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

Our second Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2021 is open. This event is for students in Years 4-6 and will take place at the National Gallery of Victoria on the 11th June 2021. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students.

Philosophy in Public Spaces

Immigration Museum 400 Flinders St, Melbourne

Our next Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2021 is open. This event is for students in Years 5-8 and will take place at the Immigration Museum on the 22nd July 2021. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students. Between 5

Philosophy in Public Spaces

National Gallery Victoria 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

Our next Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2021 is open. This event is for students in Years 8-11 and will take place at the National Gallery of Victoria on the 20th June 2021. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students.

Philosophy in Public Spaces

Scienceworks Museum 2 Booker St, Spotswood

Our next Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2021 is open. This event is for students in Years 5-8 and will take place at Scienceworks Museum on the 9th of September 2021. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students. Between 5

Philosophy in Public Spaces

Melbourne Museum 11 Nicholson St, Carlton

Our final Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2021 is open. This event is for students in Years 5-8 and will take place at Melbourne Museum on the 18th November 2021. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students. Between 5 -

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VAPS promotes critical and creative thinking among young people.

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Supporting teachers in fostering the intellectual and social skills that enable students to think philosophically.

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