Steve is a SAPERE Level 3 trainer, speaker, assessor and project manager offering P4C Level 1, 2A, 2B, Tools for Thinking Together and Level 3 training. He regularly delivers INSET, support and resources to schools, local authorities, charities and universities. Steve also works in Community Philosophy for which he managed the SAPERE Community Philosophy Project and chaired the SAPERE Community Philosophy Advisory Group. He is also a pioneer of Philosophy for Teachers, a collaborative initiative with PESGB (Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain). He is a regular P4C practitioner, working locally in St Albans, nationally with young people in schools and with adults, and with a range of organisations and settings spanning the public, private and voluntary sectors. Steve is also SAPERE's P4C Manager, with responsibility for ensuring that SAPERE is consistently supporting the delivery of high-quality and sustainable P4C and for raising the academic profile of SAPERE, through the co-ordination of the undertaking, interpretation and use of research into P4C.
A trained and published philosopher and teacher educator with a University of London PhD in the Philosophy of Education, Steve's published books and articles include: 'Metathinking for Teachers', ‘Will the New National Curriculum Live Up to Its Aims?’ 'The Educational Significance of the Interface', 'It's Good to Talk’, ‘Why Learn Maths?’, 'Opening Up Open-Mindedness', ‘Why Don’t We Do It In the Street?’ and 'Letting the Passengers Drive the Bus.' Previously Steve lectured in the Philosophy of Education at the University of London Institute of Education and as a teaching professor in Macau, China.
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