Short course: How to question better
This short course (3 hours) will equip the participants with some of the most useful philosophical questioning techniques from the PhiE toolbox, applicable to both individual and group inquiries and coaching/counselling situations. The techniques have been fine-tuned during the twenty plus years of work by Peter Worley and The Philosophy Foundation. Please, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for registration details.
Peter Worley is the co-CEO and co-founder of educational charity The Philosophy Foundation (UK), and author of the acclaimed approach to conducting philosophical conversations in schools and beyond known as PhiE. Peter is the award-winning author of Corrupting Youth (the two volume outline of the PhiE method), 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Questioning, The If Machine and multiple other books. Peter was a board member of the Society for Philosophy in Practice (UK’s first official community of philosophical practitioners) and has practiced philosophical counselling/coaching since early 2000s. Peter has a BA in philosophy from UCL (2000) and an MA in philosophy from Birkbeck (2004), he was the president of SOPHIA (The European Foundation for the Advancement of Doing Philosophy with Children) from 2014-19 and is a Visiting Research Associate at King’s College London. Further info https://www.philosophy-foundation.org/executive-officers
Alexandra Konoplyanik is a UK-based philosophical counsellor and facilitator working with adults and children, individually and in groups, in academia, community and business. Accredited specialist philosophy facilitator with The Philosophy Foundation (UK) and certified philosophical counsellor by the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA). Chief Philosophy Officer at Lifeaddwiser and resident lecturer at Wellbeing Academy. Philosophy graduate from the London School of Economics (LSE). Further info http://alexandrakonoplyanik.com/.