PHILOSOPHY AND THE SCHOOL:Challenges and Opportunities
May 24-25, 2017
University of Southern Denmark
International research on Philosophy with Children is rich in discussions and approaches, yet important questions regarding practical issues and research methods remain to be addressed. The conference will focus on such questions concerning the opportunities and challenges of Philosophy with Children.
Among the opportunities are countering inequality in education and contributing to professional development of teachers. Both have been suggested in research, but have not yet been studied systematically.Among the challenges are ethical considerations and obstacles pertaining to empirical studies of philosophical activities and their effects.
Call for papers
Organization invites proposals for presentation at the conference. The topics of interest include but are not limited to:
– Ethical considerations regarding Philosophy with Children
– Research in effects of Philosophy with Children
– Philosophy with Children and minority students
– Quality standards of Philosophy with Children
Length: 300-500 words
Deadline: March 1
Response: before April 1