On February 7th, two of our organising team members, Annie and Lucy went to UCD to share their experience as facilitators with undergraduates training in P4C as part of a new module run by the Philosophy department of University College Dublin. They presented an overview of the work they've completed as Galway P4C, and the … Continue reading Galway P4C @ UCD
This November, Galway P4C was excited to be a part of the T.Ed programme at TULCA Festival of Visual Art, 'They Call us the Screamers' curated by Matt Packer. Our team worked with first level students from Scoil Fhursa, shaping an enquiry around an installation by Sam Basu and Liz Murray, and shaped enquiries around Richard … Continue reading Galway P4C @TULCA Festival
On October 30th, our team member Lucy Elvis appeared on Inside Culture on RTE Radio 1. This special programme focussed on learning to think creatively, and Lucy discussed the ways P4C helps to foster critical and creative thinking in changing times with presenter Fionn Davenport. We were excited to be included in this overview of … Continue reading Galway P4C on the radio
This World Philosophy day, two of our team, Annie and Lucy, attended a reception at Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by President and Sabina Higgins. We were proud to bring along students from our first in-school pilot at Scoil Iognaid and honoured to listen to President Higgins' inspiring words that afternoon. In his address, President Higgins called … Continue reading A Very Special World Philosophy Day
A small gallery of pictures to document all the fun we had on week 1 of our 'What's The Big Idea?' Summer Camp.
After an energetic 5 days finding and exploring philosophical questions sparked by activities based in sport, science, art, music and film; our first cohort of summer campers recorded a pod cast with the help of the wonderful Paula Healy of NUIG's FLIRT fm. Our Week One Summer Campers spent a hectic Friday morning choosing content, … Continue reading Listen-In Summer Camp Podcast: Week 1
7 Facilitators from NUIG have been working with 80 6th class students in Scoil Iognaid, Galway City for 4 weeks during June 2017. This initial phase of our in school programme was received positively by the students, who describe P4C at the end of the project as: 'like cake....and I want more!' This coming academic … Continue reading Our First-Level In-School Pilot