Training Courses

DialogueWorks recommends training, support and resources from our associate organisations and individuals. See below:


School Improvement Liverpool: Julie McCann

P4C Foundation Training (Level 1): Two-day course on 28th February and 6th March 2020 at Toxteth Annexe Conference Centre, Liverpool: cost £300 per person:
https://www.schoolimprovementliverpool.co.uk/Training-Details/1603

P4C Advanced Training (Level 2A): Two-day course on 20th and 21st May at Toxteth Annexe Conference Centre, Liverpool: cost £300 per person:
https://www.schoolimprovementliverpool.co.uk/Training-Details/1606

P4C Advanced Training (Level 2B): Two-day course on 30th June and 1st July at Toxteth Annexe Conference Centre, Liverpool: cost £300 per person:
https://www.schoolimprovementliverpool.co.uk/Training-Details/1607


Development Education South Yorkshire

Philosophy for Children in Early Years Foundation Stage: three sessions from 1pm – 4pm, Mondays 16th, 23rd and 30th September 2019. Location: Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE . Price £180. https://www.decsy.org.uk/course/philosophy-for-children-in-early-years-foundation-stage-2/

Philosophy for Children Advanced Training (Level 2B): two day course: 9am – 4.30pm, Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th November, 2019. Location: Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE . Price £300. https://www.decsy.org.uk/course/philosophy-for-children-p4c-level-2b/

Philosophy for Children Foundation Training (Level 1): 2.5 day course: Tuesday 26th November (4.30pm – 6.30pm), Wednesday 27th November and Wednesday 11th December 2019 (9.30am – 4.30pm) . Location: Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE . Price £300. https://www.decsy.org.uk/course/philosophy-for-children-p4c-level-1/

Philosophy for Children Advanced Training (Level 2A): two day course: 9am – 4.30pm, Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th January 2020. Location: Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE . Price £300. https://www.decsy.org.uk/course/philosophy-for-children-p4c-level-2a/

Embedding P4C within the Literacy Curriculum: one day course: 9am – 4.30pm, Monday 27th January 2020. Location: Scotia Works, Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE . Price £120. https://www.decsy.org.uk/course/embedding-p4c-within-the-literacy-curriculum/



Topsy Page

Topsy is running a SAPERE accredited P4C Level 1 (Foundation) training in Manchester on October 2nd & 9th, 2019: please click here to book or contact Topsy via email at topsy@topsypage.com



Little Chatters: Gina Parker (Mullarkey)

Gina runs a variety of P4C training courses: go to
https://www.littlechatters.co.uk/forthcoming-courses or contact gina@littlechatters.co.uk for details

  • A 2-day P4C Foundation training course on Thursday 14th November 2019 and Thursday 16th January 2020 at Brockholes, Preston, PR5 0AG (just off junction 31 on the M6) – cost £295
  • P4C for KS1 and Early Years on Wednesday 30th October (13.30 – 16.30) at Coftlands Infant and Nursery School, Ulverston, LA12 9JU – cost £40
  • Outdoors P4C on Wednesday 9th October (13.30 – 16.30) at George Romney Junior School, Dalton-in-Furness, LA15 8SE – cost £40


Philosopher’s Backpack: Jane Yates:

Combining ideas with ideals! An ethical backpack for ethical thinking. Introducing my new Philosopher’s Backpack by @DirtbagsClimbi1 Read the story behind the backpack and its use as a questioning toolkit for philosophical inquiry http://www.janeyates.net/45254296



Jake Garfield: Line of Thought

I’m offering art and philosophy workshops now. Our workshops are ideal as after-school clubs, enrichment activities for sixth-formers or as a corporate training day. All our workshops are bespoke, so get in touch and we’ll tailor our sessions to your needs! See more at
https://www.lineofthought.co.uk/what-we-offer



Neil Phillipson: 21st Century Learners:

Neil runs regular P4C training courses around the UK. You can find details at http://21stcenturylearners.org.uk/?page_id=369



Jonathan Hannam

Jonathan runs P4C training and primary leadership residential courses which you can access via this link


The Philosophy Man

Jason Buckley, The Philosophy Man, runs regular open training courses in Philosophy Circles which you can access via this link

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