FAPSA mmbersip is availale to regional philosophy in schools teacher associations that share our values within the Asia-Pacific Zone. 

We are also open to applications for memberships from individuals who reside outside a region with an affiliated philosophy in schools association.

Please contact us if you are interested in joining our Federation.


Our Values

We are inspired by the work and ideas of Anne Sharpe & Matthew Lipman in their ideal of Philosophy for/with Children.

We aim to develop best parctice as educators through the application of teaching that developes a Community of Inquiry, through;

  • Collaboration
  • Democratic learning
  • Genuine Philisophical Inquiry
  • Ethical & Caring thinking
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Social justice
  • Attending to the whole child