Steve Hoggins is a Philosophy Foundation specialist working with the Gipsy Hill Federation in south east London. He tells us about how an initially quiet class open up and begin to facilitate their own sessions, not only by asking their own questions but also by managing the class themselves. And they are only five!
Posted by Emma Worley on 1st December 2017 at 12:00am
Read Emma Worley's opening address at our 10 year Anniversary event on September 20th 2017. The event was used to raise money for our work with children in care in Brent, as part of our Korczak / Hoffman project, as well as a celebration of 10 years of working as an organisation.
Posted by Emma Worley on 4th October 2017 at 12:00am
Ben Irvine, a writer and philosopher, recently contacted The Philosophy Foundation to tell us about his latest book. Here, he's got an interesting story to tell us about what not to teach those who are new to philosophy. And what philosophers can and should learn from their pupils.
Posted by Joe Tyler on 21st September 2017 at 12:00am
We would like to use the opportunity of celebrating our 10 Year Anniversary to raise funds to work with children in care, and those coming out of care. We are calling this the Korczak/Hoffman Project after the people who inspired it.
Posted by Emma Worley on 8th September 2017 at 12:00am
In this second blog about our 'literacy and philosophy project', run by The Philosophy Foundation in conjunction with Forest Hill Library, Tim digs into how thinking through stories and sharing ideas created cognitive shifts for the children. Closing with some wonderful insights on the question: what is a story?
Posted by Joe Tyler on 4th August 2017 at 12:00am