We are committed to providing practical, high quality training and support which enables schools and teachers to achieve and sustain excellence in provision and outcomes for all students. In order to ensure quality of service and support our professional development and consultancy services are provided by nationally accredited SAPERE trainers. Our consultants provide a range of training and consultancy services which can be personalised to meet specific needs.

Think P4C

Testimonials: P4C Training


“Really enjoyed the day – was very thought provoking, interesting and helpful”


“Thought provoking, enlightening and very well presented”


“Great ideas to take back to school”


“A full and informative day”


“I understand the importance of thinking skills and letting children explore big ideas”


“A clearly structured introduction to P4C”


“It was a great module, really interesting with plenty of practical advice for how to teach philosophy in schools”


“I very much enjoyed the seminar. It dealt smoothly and confidently with a variety of skills and methods of covering philosophy with children and of introducing them to discussion and thinking skills”

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Ours services focus on 3 core areas:

Getting Started with Philosophy for Children

Enhancing Philosophy for Children Practice

Developing Powerful Pedagogical Strategies in the Classroom

Our Services

Getting Started with Philosophy for Children

If you have no prior experience of the P4C approach the professional development packages outlined below provide different levels of support to meet the varying needs and budgets of schools.

Enhancing Philosophy for Children Practice

If you have already had some training in the P4C approach the professional development packages outlined below are designed to assist you in embedding and enhancing this approach in the classroom.

Developing Powerful Pedagogical Strategies (PPS) in the Classroom

The idea of Powerful Pedagogical Strategies (PPS) was developed by David Leat and Steve Higgins at the University of Newcastle Thinking Skills Research Group. PPS are flexible strategies which can be used across the curriculum with any age group or ability. PPS are open-ended, encourage discussion and joint construction of understanding and raise metacognitive awareness.


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