Norway, Oslo

Philosophy with Children

when 2 July 2012 - 20 July 2012
duration 3 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee NOK 6000

Philosophy in school, is a way to work with questions and problems in all school subjects and in pre-school activity. Doing philosophy helps to develop a critical mind, oral skills and democratic ability.

The course is based on practical work. The students shall do philosophy together, as well as attend lectures about philosophy with children and history of philosophy.

Course leader

Associate Professor Beate Børresen and Associate Professor Bo Malmhester

Target group

The target group for this course is teacher education students, early childhood education students, practicing teachers and pre-school teachers, individuals working with children/young people on a voluntary basis, as well as those with a general interest in philosophy.

Course aim

Throughout the course, the students will develop better strategies for thinking and an ability to lead students in philosophical inquiries.

Fee info

NOK 6000: The fee for the Summer School is 6000NOK. This includes accommodation, extracurricular activities, excursions and administrative costs.