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Friday 22nd – Saturday 23rd April

CERES: Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets, Brunswick, Victoria

VAPS 2016 CONFERENCE: Friday 22nd – Saturday 23rd April

CERES: Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets, Brunswick, Victoria

 

Friday                                                        

Registration 8:30

9:00 am Keynote Panel – The state of Philosophy in Victoria

Conference Presentations, Workshops and Seminars.

 

Saturday

Registration 8:30

9:00 am Keynote speaker – Peter Worley, Author and Founder of The Philosophy Foundation

Conference Presentations, Workshops and Seminars.

 

Presentations/workshops/seminars are on topics related to the teaching of philosophy and ethics in school, as well as philosophy for children and the teaching of critical and creative thinking in schools.  This year’s conference will have presentations to suit Primary and Secondary Schools. Due to the arrival of the Victorian Curriculum’s Ethical Capability and Critical and Creative Thinking there will be a focus on the delivery and implementation

Topics include:

  • Changes to the VCE Study Design Texts
  • Philosophy in Middle Years curriculum
  • Philosophy in Primary schools
  • Ethical Capability across the Curriculum
  • Wisdom, Goodness and Knowledge
  • Philosophy and Youth
  • Science and Philosophy

Presentations include:

  • Preparing Teachers for Ethical Capabilities
  • Overview of the new 2016 VCE texts
  • Exams and Assessment
  • Teaching Logic and reasoning
  • Sandpit sharing sessions
  • Research papers

As part of the Conference there will also be:

  • A fantastic lunch supplied by The Merri – CERES catering.
  • Sandpit sharing sessions: Bring a thinking tool, philosophy lesson plan that worked well, an activity to encourage thinking on a USB to share with your colleagues.
  • Conference Social Evening: Please tick the expression of interest on the registration form if you are interested and for more information.
April 22nd, 2016 8:30 AM   through   April 23rd, 2016 3:00 PM
CERES: Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets, Brunswick, Victoria
Brunswick,
Australia
Concession 1 day (Friday) $ 60.00
Concession 1 day (saturday) $ 60.00
Concession 2 days $ 110.00
VAPS member 1 day (friday) $ 110.00
VAPS member 1 day (saturday) $ 110.00
VAPS member 2 days $ 190.00
Non-VAPS member 1 day (friday) $ 130.00
Non-VAPS member 1 day (saturday) $ 130.00
Non-VAPS member 2 days $ 210.00
Presenter $ 135.00

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