Philosophy for Children New Zealand P4CNZ

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Until recently philosophy for children in New Zealand was isolated to a few scattered schools around the country. Now the Philosophy for Children Association of New Zealand (P4CNZ) has been formed and the number of schools involved with philosophy for children is expanding … (Join us 1/2).

Homepage;
Lesson Plans; Training & Events; Resources; Newsletter;
Address: P4CNZ, c/o Vanya Kovach, Philosophy Department, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand;
Membership Form online; Contact.

Join us 2/2: … It is now possible for schools and teachers to get training in philosophy for children teaching in New Zealand.

P4CNZ can provide teacher education recognised by the Federation of Australasian Philosophy for Children Associations and conducted by trainers with certification from that organisation.  However, as of 2006, only one fully qualified P4C teacher educator is active in New Zealand.

To keep up to date with training and special events, subscribe to our googlegroup on the Newsletter page.

Activities of P4CNZ:

  • Professional development programmes for teachers
  • Organisation of conferences and workshops
  • Monthly community of inquiry for interested adults (when numbers permit)
  • Research and development of materials for philosophy for children
  • Liaison with other organisations in Australia and overseas
  • Quarterly newsletter for members of the association

P4CNZ also maintains a lending library of P4C materials, available to members only.  The library list can be found on the “Resources” page.

You can become a member of P4CNZ by filling in the form on the right. The membership fee is $30 per year (waged) and $20 per year (unwaged). For further information about P4CNZ, contact Vanya Kovachfull text Join us.

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