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Introduction to Critical Thinking

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Introduction to Critical Thinking

Programme Overview

Critical Thinking
Delivery Model Online
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable)
  • AED 1650 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • If you would like bespoke in-school training, please contact Rebecca ( for more information.
Deadline booking date:

Wednesday 27th September 2023

Date of Training 4 Part Course:
Wednesday 25th October, Wednesday 1st November, Wednesday 8th November & Wednesday 15th November 2023
Time (UAE)

4:00pm to 6:30pm (UAE Time)

Platform Online

Target audience

Subject Leaders and staff with responsibility to deliver a computing element as part of the school curriculum.

Aims of the course

To introduce delegates to Critical thinking and how to manage this in the classroom through guided activities

Intended outcomes

Delegates will gain a clear understanding of how critical thinking techniques can support learning

Mike Carter

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Mike has worked as a teacher trainer for most of his career. He was a Computing adviser for a Local Authority in the North East of England and is currently an Associate Lecturer at Newcastle University. Mike is also the Vice Chair of Governors in a local primary school and is currently providing training as an Incyte International Consultant.

Programme Details:

Provide a definition of Critical Thinking and the importance of being able to provide an element of logical reasoning when understanding topics. Encourage individuals to adopt a logical reasoning approach to question and challenge information, explore valid alternatives and arrives at well-reasoned conclusions

Session 1:  What is Critical Thinking

·     Character

·     Reasoning

·     Assumptions

·     Arguments

Session 2:  Reasoning

·     Deductive

·     Inductive

Session 3: Logical Reasoning

·       Connectives

·       Truth tables

·       Propositional Logic

Gap task:

·       Examples of text to analyse and comment on using the techniques given so far.

Session 4: Creative Problem solving.

·     Information source and bias

·     Fact Checking

·     Plenary open discussion.


Mike Carter
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