Recommended Training and Resources

Roger Sutcliffe offers training and support in P4C, Philosophical Teaching and Thinking moves in the UK and internationally, with a focus on IB and international schools. Contact

Philosophy for Schools: Nick Chandley offers P4C training and in-school support across the UK and internationally:

Richard Gore and colleagues offer training and resources in Using P4C to Build Understanding and Critical Thinking in Relation to Extremism and Terrorism

Line of Thought – where art meets big ideas. Jake Garfield provides workshops for adults and young people at the intersection of art and philosophy:

Gallions Primary School offers an excellent full training DVD called Thinking Allowed for just £15 per copy. Short clip below. To order the DVD, mail

P4C Year 6 inquiry

Neil Phillipson offers training and support in Philosophy for Children and Dialogic Teaching:

Sim Khera-Lye is an experienced Educational Consultant and Accredited P4C Trainer, specialising in delivering INSET and supporting schools with P4C, PSHE, Citizenship and Countering Extremism.

Lizzy Lewis offers training and support in Philosophy for Children (P4C), Values-based Educaton (VbE), Global Education and Mindfulness:

Jane Yates, Global Educator of the Year 2017, provides training and support in Philosophy for Global Learning and metaphors for metacognition via the Philosopher’s Backpack:

Jonathan Hannam, a former primary school headmaster is now a Facilitator, Coach and Leadership Consultant in P4C, Learning Culture and Growth Mindset:

Topsy Page: P4C and Talk: in-class coaching, hands-on training, bespoke support for whole school transformation:

Gina Parker (Mullarkey) at Little Chatters: a variety of P4C training courses in the Lake District and North West England and excellent P4C resources: