Events

Philosophy in Public Spaces

Melbourne Museum 11 Nicholson St, Carlton, VIC, Australia

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

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 to schools, whose purchase allows all teachers and students from that school to attend. Tickets are available by requesting an invoice below.

$150

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 at Brunswick East Primary School for Days 1 & 2, and Melbourne Museum for Day 3.

Philosophy in Public Spaces – National Gallery of Victoria – Years 8-11

National Gallery Victoria 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Philosophy in Public Spaces Event for schools for 2022 are open. This event is for students in Years 8-11 and will take place at the National Gallery of Victoria on the 19th August 2022. 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 – 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 8th of September 2022. Each school is able to bring 10 students.PIPS events are events run to stimulate philosophical thinking in students. Between 5 –

DAY ONE – VAPS LEVEL ONE – INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY PEDAGOGY

DAY ONE Training day Sunday 16th October, 9:30 - 4:30. Location: Preston High School. See form for the payment details: VAPS Level One Term 4 2022 registration form This charge includes substantial course materials. Certificate of Participation provided for 12 hours PD. For further information, please contact the Education and Innovations Officer: educationofficer@vaps.vic.edu.au

DAY TWO – VAPS LEVEL ONE – INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY PEDAGOGY

DAY TWO Training day Sunday 30th October, 9:30 - 4:30 Location: Brunswick East PS and Ceres Environmental Park. See the form for payment details: VAPS Level One Term 4 2022 registration form This charge includes substantial course materials. Certificate of Participation provided for 12 hours PD. For further information, please contact the Education and Innovations

DAY THREE – VAPS LEVEL ONE – INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY OF INQUIRY PEDAGOGY

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

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