DECSY offers a full range of courses and events to help you improve your skills in incorporating Global Learning in your teaching. To book on to a course contact: or phone 0114 241 2750. ┬áThe 2018 – 2019 courses are:

Philosophy for Children (P4C) – Level 1

  • 26 November 2019
  • 4.30pm
  • 6.30pm
This two and a half day practical workshop will explore the aims, principles and benefits of philosophical enquiry, and explore how these enquiries can develop Global Citizenship skills, concepts and dispositions and tackle controversial issues.

Philosophy for Children (P4C) – Level 2a

  • 23 January 2020
  • 9am
  • 4.30pm
P4C Level 2a is for practitioners who have been using P4C regularly in the classroom for six months or more and whose students are starting to ask higher order questions and to self-facilitate.

Embedding P4C within the Literacy Curriculum

  • 27 January 2020
  • 9.30am
  • 4.30pm
This course will support teachers in using Philosophy for Children (P4C) and literacy together to critically explore 'British values' in the context of global learning at KS2.

Gender Equality in Schools

  • 08 July 2020
  • 9:30am
  • 4:30pm
Participants will receive a free copy of 'Gender Equality in Primary Schools' A guide for teachers, written by Helen Griffin (published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

Persona Doll Training

  • TBC
This course is ideal for Early Years practitioners, KS 1 and 2 teachers and learning support staff to develop confidence, knowledge and skills in using Persona Dolls.

Philosophy for Children – Beyond Level 1 (Tools for Thinking Together)

  • TBC
Available for Whole-School Training booking. This course is for all those who have done P4C level 1 training and have led at least six P4C enquiries, and is suitable for those who want to reinforce or refresh their P4C practice following any level of P4C training.

Our current funders are:

Funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Union