The Foundational Level:

Specialized workshops that provide:

  • Understanding and developing basic skills to introduce philosophical thinking as an inquiry facilitator.
  • A verified certificate of attendance from Baseera institute for educational and pedagogical consultancy in addition to international accreditation from DIALOGUEWORKS.
  • After completing 6 in-field sessions: you receive a verified practitioner certificate from Baseera institute for educational and pedagogical consultancy in addition to international accreditation from DIALOGUEWORKS.
  • The option to attend P4C workshop in Baseera’s office (Dependent on vacancy and after organising with Baseera’s management)
  • Free consultation from the Baseera team for a whole year upon completion of the foundation course (During office hours)

To Whom:

  • The program is designed for anyone interested in developing the skill of P4C.
  • It is also directed at all those who work in schools or universities
  • School leaders
  • Advisors in the education system to develop classroom skills
  • Parents

Program Content:

  • The concept of community of inquiry.
  • Philosophical questions.
  • The four types of thinking that supports the curriculum of P4C.
  • Reasoning, Abstract thinking and higher thinking skills.
  • Reinforcing local cultural values
  • The 10 steps to facilitate a P4C workshop.
  • Resource Bank

Program Outputs:

  • Learn the Introduction to the theoretical and practical content of P4C and community of enquiry.
  • Practical application of the four types of thinking that supports the curriculum of P4C (Caring, Collaborative, Creative and Critical Thinking)
  • Differentiate between types of questions and practice extracting the philosphical question
  • Localizing the program to culture and environment
  • Practical application of the Socratic circle
  • Explore and learn sources and references on P4C program

Program is presented by:

Dalia Toonsi:

  • Has a verified Certificate in training as a facilitator for P4C in the third level (the advanced theory to teach philosophical thinking for children) from SAPERE.
  • Accredited as a philosophy teacher from The Philosophy Foundation.
  • Accredited as a trainer to teach the foundation level of P4C from DIALOGUEWORKS

Note:

  • The trainee must complete six initial philosophical sessions after attending the training program to be able to attend the second level in P4C. Registration link