Introduction to Community of Inquiry Training (2022 Semester 1)

Brunswick East Primary School

Level 1 - Community of Inquiry Training Aim: To give teachers and others sufficient practical understanding of philosophical inquiry with children in a Community of Inquiry (COI) setting to enable them to start

VAPS – VCE – Unit 4 Forum 2022

Each year VAPS hosts forums with academics to support VCE Philosophy. In 2022, our forum to support VCE Unit 4 will be held on Sunday, 31st July. Tickets are sold


Teacher Training in Community of Enquiry level 1

Brunswick East Primary School

Introduction to the Community of Inquiry Training will run in Aug-Sep for Semester 2. These training sessions run across three Sundays, 7th August, 19th August, and 4th September. Training takes place

Philosophy in Public Spaces – Science Works – Years 5-8

Scienceworks Museum 2 Booker St, Spotswood, VIC, Australia

Our next Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2022 is open. This event is for students in Years 5-8 and will take place at Scienceworks Museum on the


DAY THREE Additional assessment and FAPSA certification day Sunday 13th Nov, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: Melbourne Museum. See the form for the payment details: VAPS Level One Term 4 2022 registration form This charge includes substantial course materials, one hour of post-course mentoring and an assessment of the written assignment. Certificate of Participation

Philosophy in Public Spaces – Melbourne Museum – Years 5-8

Melbourne Museum 11 Nicholson St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2022 is open. This event is for students in Years 5-8 and will take place at Melbourne Museum on the 17th of November 2022. Each school is able to bring 10 students. PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students. Between 5 – 12

2023 PIPS Events

Schools Excursion Events - Philosophy in Public Spaces (PIPS) for 2023   Primary Years (year 4-6) at CERES (4th April) Senior Years (years 8-11) at University of Melbourne (3rd May) (5-9pm) Middle Years (years 5-8) at Melbourne Museum (18th May) Primary Years (years 4-6) at National Gallery of Victoria (9th June) Senior Years (years 8-11) at the National Gallery of Victoria (21st July)

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