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FAPSA 2018 Conference: The Future of Philosophy in Schools

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The University of Notre Dame Australia

Tannock Hall of Education, ND4 Building, Corner of Cliff Street and Mouat Street

Fremantle, WA 6959

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Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations (FAPSA) 2018 Conference

The Future of Philosophy in Schools

9 – 11 July 2018

This forthcoming FAPSA conference will be specially valuable to teachers seeking to improve their students' critical and creative thinking and ethical understanding, providing useful tips to help teachers develop their students' skills associated with the Australian General Capabilities.

Venues:

"In Action" Day Monday 9th July 2018 at Hale School, 160 Hale Rd, Wembley Downs Western Australia 6019

Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th July 2018 Conference held in ND4 The Tannock Hall of Education at The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Campus Map: https://www.nd.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0012/110910/Fremantle-Campus-map.pdf

What was once called Philosophy for/with Children (P4C), now known as Philosophy in Schools incorporates philosophical inquiry in the classroom, reflective education and Socratic dialogue through the use of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) methodology.

The biennial FAPSA Conference will be held in beautiful, historic Fremantle, Western Australia July 10 and 11, 2018. It is preceded by a day of practical sessions with school-aged students and a professional development workshop for teachers on July 9 at Hale School. Combining theory and practise, this conference caters to P4C practitioners, teachers, academics, post-graduate students and pre-service teachers alike.

Presenters will be attending from Australia, Finland, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Norway, The Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

The Conference theme asks: What is the Future of Philosophy in Schools?

Keynotes:

WorleyPractitioner Expert Peter Worley CEO & Co-founder The Philosophy Foundation (UK) will demonstrate best practice alongside other facilitators of P4C for early childhood, primary and high school aged students. Peter will run a Professional Development session with teachers at a one-day In Action Day held at Hale School on Monday 9 July 2018.

michael handProfessor Michael Hand is Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of Birmingham (UK). He works in the areas of moral, political, religious and philosophical education. His books include A Theory of Moral Education (Routledge, 2017), Patriotism in Schools (Wiley, 2011), Philosophy in Schools (Bloomsbury, 2008) and Is Religious Education Possible? (Bloomsbury, 2006).

LynchProfessor Sandra Lynch is Director of the Institute for Ethics and Society and Professor of Philosophy at The University of Notre Dame Australia (Sydney Campus). Sandy is a moral philosopher, with expertise in applied and professional ethics, ethics and values education, the constitution of the self, friendship, critical thinking, and the intersection of philosophy and literature

See the conference website for further information: https://fapsa.org.au/conference/

Any queries? Please email the conference convener, Dr Laura D'Olimpio on laura.dolimpio@nd.edu.au

Conference Registration Fees:

FULL non-members: $300 (Tues & Wed, UNDA Campus)

FULL members: $250

(Note: individuals must join FAPSA to gain membership benefits. Membership of individual Associations which are FAPSA Affiliates does not automatically entitle one to FAPSA membership. The cost of individual FAPSA membership is $30 AUD. See https://fapsa.org.au/fapsa-membership/ for more details).

FULL students / unwaged: $150

One Day waged: $160 (Tues OR Wed, UNDA Campus) students / unwaged: $80

In Action Day (Mon 9 July, 2018, Hale School, Wembley Downs). One set fee (covers cost of refreshments and lunch): $25

Conference dinner on Wed 11 July at 7pm at Char Char Bull Restaurant with views overlooking the beautiful Fremantle Harbour (walking distance from the conference venue). 3 course meal (caters for dietary requirements) plus wine, beer and soft drinks $90 per person.


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Tannock Hall of Education, ND4 Building, Corner of Cliff Street and Mouat Street

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