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Questioning for Philosophical Enquiry

Joint SAPERE and Thinking Schools International (TSI) Course

Drive higher order thinking, communication and collaboration for your students: 

  • Learn how to develop questioning for enquiry
  • Develop a whole school approach to the teaching of thinking
  • Build skills in the Philosophy for Children approach

Two-day course plus twilight:

  • Introduces enquiry based learning
  • Provides tools to develop students’ questioning and thinking skills
  • Demonstrates philosophical enquiry in practice
  • Explains the theory and practice of P4C
  • Shows how to implement the programme in a whole-school approach
  • Supports training with mentoring and practical advice 

The course is designed for all who want to practise P4C in an educational setting.  Completion of the course and facilitating 6 P4C sessions in your classroom will qualify you for a P4C Initial Practitioner certificate.


£2,500 for in-school training plus follow-up twilight from accredited Thinking Schools International and SAPERE trainers for up to 22 staff

Course benefits:

  • For teachers, you can immediately start facilitating P4C enquiries in your class
  • For students, P4C accelerates educational progress, personal and social development
  • For head-teachers, P4C enhances students’ engagement and teachers’ motivation
  • For all, P4C forms an integral part of a whole-school approach to cognitive education

This approach has transformed the way we work at Rochester Grammar School.  (Denise Shepherd, Executive Headteacher)

To book or find out more please call 01865 408333, email or click here to book a place on an open Course.