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Philosophy for Children

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Philosophy for Children

Programme Overview

Philosophy for Children
Delivery Model Online Face to Face session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable).
  • AED 700 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • Discounts available for 3 or more delegates from the same school.
  • If you would like bespoke, in-school training for a group of your staff, please contact Rebecca Annand,, who will be able to asssist you.
Deadline booking date:


Face to Face Online sessions Programme breakdown

Wednesday 26th October 2022
Wednesday 2nd November 2022

4:15pm to 6:15pm UAE time

  • A four-hour blended programme with a gap task in between training dates.
  • Two-hours of virtual F2F training
  • One-hour of mid-course application and reflection.
  • A further two-hours of training including opportunities to breakout for small group discussions.  
Target audience

PRIMARY Class teachers, MAT Coordinators (Primary focus).

Aims of the course
  • To provide delegates with numerous tools and activities to enable them to challenge students through Philosophical discussion
Intended outcomes
  • Participants will understand the value of philosophy for children and how to facilitate fruitful discussions

Helen Green

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Helen Green has over fifteen years’ experience as a primary school teacher, senior leader and is now an education consultant, inspiring and supporting the development of learning, teaching and of higher ability students and the wider application of challenge across the curriculum. Helen now works internationally, both face to face and virtually and is an associate member and assessor for NACE (The National Association for Able Children in Education. She also offers virtual challenge sessions to Gifted students. Helen has led several courses in Dubai and is particularly focussed on current thinking about thinking! Helen is passionate about the education of Gifted, Talented and More Able Students and her workshops offer practical hands-on activities to both enthuse and motivate teachers and pupils and to raise attainment for all. In the current climate, she is still determined to make her courses as interactive as possible and includes many opportunities for delegates to network virtually and practice the course ideas prior to taking them back to the classroom.

Programme details:

A four -hour blended, programme, comprising of 2 hours of virtual /F2F training 1 hour of mid-course application and reflection and a further 2 hours training including opportunities to breakout for small group discussions.


Times are UAE 4:15pm to 6:15pm via ZOOM.

Session 1:  Introduction to Philosophy

  • Community of enquiry
  • Philosophical questions


Gap task:  Complete activities independently prior to Session 2.

Session 2:  Workshops

  • In-depth investigation of P4C and strategies for use in the classroom


Helen Green
4 hours