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ITT Initial Teacher Training

SAPERE is providing an opportunity for those in Initial Teacher Education to:

  • Qualify as a SAPERE Partner in promoting Philosophy for Children
  • Register your ITT provision as working in formal partnership with SAPERE, the national charity promoting P4C

As a SAPERE Partner you will:  

  • Be able to offer a 4 hour introductory unit (which has credit towards SAPERE’s two day Level 1 course) and could be either integral or optional within your programme
  • Receive materials from SAPERE to support you in teaching this unit

Students undertaking the introductory unit will:

  • Be able to begin practising P4C with their classes
  • Be eligible to attend a completion/follow up day leading to a SAPERE Level 1 certificate. (NB as a partner you have the option to commission a further day from SAPERE.)  All training and materials for students will be at reduced rates

To qualify as a SAPERE Partner you need to either:

  • Have completed the SAPERE Level 2 course OR 
  • Attend 2 days training with some required reading and a written reflection on the impact of P4C on pedagogic practice

£300 for 2 day course for 1 delegate
£500 for 2 day course for 2 delegates

There is an annual partner registration fee of £250 which includes membership of SAPERE.  To find out more please contact Lizzy Lewis.

To see a list of registered ITT partners please click here.

"The P4C module has been brilliantly received.  100% of students have evaluated it as either good or outstanding and all have made reference to how their thinking has been challenged":  Caroline Elbra-Ramsay, York St John College