2021 Conference


Get excited people! Now’s your chance to register for this year’s secondary school philosophy teachers conference. 

Please feel free to forward details to anyone else you think might be interested. It is open to anyone interested in the teaching of philosophy at secondary level, whether you are already involved in it (in any capacity) or you want to learn more about it.

All are welcome, we’ll be hearing from experts and sharing our thoughts on:
– the benefits of teaching Philosophy in secondary schools
– a range of activities to use in classrooms
– recent research
– big picture ideas of how to increase its availability.

Here are links to information relating to our 3 expert speakers.

Rosemary Hipkins – Chief researcher for The NZ Council for Educational Research (NZCER) https://www.nzcer.org.nz/research/rosemary-rose-hipkins

Deborah Stevens – Educator and Researcher for The Centre for Science and Citizenship http://nzcsc.org/index.html,  http://nzcsc.org/our-team.html

Nicholas Parkin – Philosophy lecturer turned High school teacher and article writer – see attached article for NZ J of Educational Studies.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you if you are able to make it.