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Philosophy for Children (P4C) in Early Years Foundation Stage

Next course: Wednesday 11th and 25th January and 8th February, 2017  (1 - 4pm)

Aims of Session:
• To understand the value and benefits of P4C for young children for developing speaking and listening and thinking critically and creatively
• To explore the building blocks of philosophical enquiry
• To recognise the opportunities within daily practice for developing skills and dispositions for P4C
• To discuss what the P4C steps look like in F1 and F2

This course runs over three afternoons and will give an opportunity for participants to develop and try out ideas and materials in their settings between the sessions.

Suitable for schools which have already established P4C or would like to begin using it in EYFS. This course includes the opportunity of a free follow-up visit to Pye Bank School to see P4C in practice.

Facilitators:   Helen Griffin  and Ann Dawson, Foundation Stage Leader and Assistant Headteacher at Pye Bank Primary, Sheffield

Venue: DECSY, Scotia Works, Sheffield S1 4SE

Cost: £180     (£160 for DECSY School Members)       (includes buffet lunch & light refreshments)

How to book: bookingsATdecsy.org.uk (substituting @ for AT)

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