Schools and Colleges

Schools and Colleges

We want to share our knowledge of, and passion for, Philosophy as widely as we possibly can, through our major collaborations in the community and our schools programme.

We are developing a range of resources and events designed to support teachers and students of Philosophy in the region’s schools.

In 2012 we launched an optional internship or volunteering module, enabling students to take their philosophical skills out into Liverpool.

Several are teaching Philosophy at local schools, gaining valuable work experience and enthusing the next generation.

The Lyceum Project is an original programme of philosophical research on teaching and learning which aims to develop a community of reflective and philosophically inclined young learners in Liverpool.

Useful resources for secondary school teachers are provided by SAPERE, the Society for Advancing Philosophical Enquiry and Reflection in Education, and by the Higher Education Academy’s Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies.

The British Philosophical Association provides an excellent web-based resource on its website.

Liverpool College

It is an inspiration for our pupils to work with thoughtful and committed young people who are passionate about ideas and able to communicate concepts. The University of Liverpool Department of Philosophy students who teach at our school have provided intellectual rigour and a lot of creativity. They have improved the school and enthused our pupils.

Hans Broekman, Principal Liverpool College