Stage 2 Training: Participation

This course takes place online, from 26th February - 13th March and is an advanced course for those with experience in P4C/PwC. 

  • Saturday 26th February 13.00-17.00
  • Sunday 27th February 13.00-17.00
  • Sunday 6th March 13.00-17.00
  • Saturday 12th March 13.00-17.00
  • Sunday 13th March 13.00-17.00

Stage 2: Advanced Facilitation is further training for those who are interested, and particularly for our Specialist Philosophy teachers to advance their practice and move up our internal levels.

This stage of our training will take place online. The training takes participants through the following programme:

Day 1 – The Basics 

Parmenides and Diogenes
Inclusionary moves
Concept Box

Day 2 – Expert Facilitation

Working with younger children
Making questions philosophical
First thoughts and emergent question approach
Two kinds of reason giving
Dialectical and non-dialectical focus

Day 3 – Advanced Facilitation

The Menonic model
Teaching critical thinking skills
Extended Thinking Programme (Metacognition and CT Skills)
Mapper & PIES(S)

Day 4 – Advanced Facilitation

Extended Thinking Programme continued
Aporia & two kinds of confidence
Dialectical session plan
Hokey Kokey / Kokey Hokey
Self-facilitation and coaching
Teaching arguments and hidden premises
Evaluativism and relativism

Stage 2 Training includes one-to-one mentoring for our specialists to take them up a Level in Accreditation with us, please see the Facilitator Pathway for further details on this:

Find out more about Accreditation.

Be sure before you book. A full refund can be made up to 3 weeks before the course, minus an admin fee of £50, 2 weeks before the course a 50% refund will be available for cancellation, and cancellation 1 week before the course is not refundable.

Are you unable to pay the full price up front? Contact us for finance options.