2018 FAPSA Conference
The Future of Philosophy in Schools
What was once called Philosophy for/with Children (P4C), now known as Philosophy in Schools incorporates philosophical inquiry in the classroom, reflective education and Socratic dialogue through the use of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) methodology.
The biennial FAPSA Conference will be held in beautiful, historic Fremantle, Western Australia at The University of Notre Dame Australia July 9 – 11, 2018.
The Conference theme asks: What is the Future of Philosophy in Schools?
Practitioner Expert Peter Worley CEO & Co-founder The Philosophy Foundation (UK) will demonstrate best practice alongside other facilitators of P4C for early childhood, primary and high school aged students. Peter will run a PD session with teachers at a one-day In Action Day held at Hale school on Monday 9 July 2018.
Professor Michael Hand is Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of Birmingham (UK). He works in the areas of moral, political, religious and philosophical education. His books include A Theory of Moral Education (Routledge, 2017), Patriotism in Schools (Wiley, 2011), Philosophy in Schools (Bloomsbury, 2008) and Is Religious Education Possible? (Bloomsbury, 2006).
Professor Sandra Lynch is Director of the Institute for Ethics and Society and Professor of Philosophy at The University of Notre Dame Australia (Sydney Campus). Sandy is a moral philosopher, with expertise in applied and professional ethics, ethics and values education, the constitution of the self, friendship, critical thinking, and the intersection of philosophy an literature
Conference Registration Fees:
FULL non-members: $300 (Tues & Wed, UNDA Campus)
FULL members: $250
FULL students / unwaged: $150
One Day waged: $160 (Tues OR Wed, UNDA Campus) students / unwaged: $80
In Action Day (Mon 9 July, 2018, Hale School, Wembley Downs). One set fee (covers cost of refreshments and lunch): $25
Conference dinner on Wed 11 July at 7pm at Char Char Bull Restaurant with views overlooking the beautiful Fremantle Harbour (walking distance from the conference venue). 3 course meal (caters for dietary requirements) plus wine, beer and soft drinks $90 per person.
The hotels listed below have offered preferential rates to delegates attending the conference. Since we are not block-booking rooms, the hotels are under no obligation to hold rooms at the quoted rates, particularly for last-minute bookings. We recommend that delegates contact the hotel of their choice as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. When contacting the hotel, remember to specify that you are attending the conference (see the individual instructions for each hotel).
43 Mews Road
Fremantle WA 6160
Tel: + 61 8 9430 3888
Book via website, email, or phone, and use the promotional code ‘FAPSA’ to obtain 20% off our rate-of-the-day for ‘Ocean View’ apartments plus 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments, along with free on-site parking (offer excludes ‘Garden View’, ‘Harbour View’ 1-bedroom, and ‘Marina View’ 2-bedroom/2-bathroom apartments). See separate Fact Sheet.
Click here for a fact sheet- Be Fremantle – Fact Sheet
15 Bannister Street
Fremantle, WA 6160
Tel: +61 8 6160 6800
Book directly by phone or email, and let them know you are attending the FAPSA conference at the University of Notre Dame, to secure the conference rate of $155 per night.
Quality Suites Fremantle
22 Bannister St
Fremantle WA 6160
Tel: + 61 8 9435 1288
Book directly by phone or email, and let them know you are attending the FAPSA conference at the University of Notre Dame, to secure 10% off BAR* with rates starting at $229.00 per room per night.
*Best available rate: refers to publicly available rate (closed-user group, member or agent rates are excluded), and same conditions apply.
8 Pakenham Street (corner of Short Street), Fremantle WA 6160
Tel: +61 8 9433 9400
Book directly by phone or email (Carmen Lee) and quote ‘FAPSA conference (The Future of Philosophy in Schools) 9-11 July 2018’ to secure your discounted Notre Dame Conference Stay Rates (see separate Rate Letter).
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