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The University of Western Australia

2020 Perth Philosothon

We are pleased to invite WA schools to register for the 2020 Perth Philosothon, which will be held, for the first time, on the beautiful campus of the University of Western Australia. This will be held as a face-to-face event with appropriate social distancing, based in the Arts Building

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2020 Perth Philosothon
2020 Perth Philosothon

Time & Location

22 Sept 2020, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

About the event

We are pleased to invite WA schools to register for the 2020 Perth Philosothon, which will be held, for the first time, on the beautiful campus of the University of Western Australia. This will be held as a face-to-face event with appropriate social distancing, based in the Arts Building. More precise locational and other details will be sent to registered schools, or contact us directly (see below).

· Teams: Each school may register a team of 5 participants (with up to 2 reserves)

· Schedule: There will be 4 discussion rounds, 2 with students from the same year level and 2 with students from mixed year levels.

· Method: Each discussion round will use a community of inquiry methodology, with students contributing to constructive discussion on a determined philosophical question or topic.

· Facilitation: Each registered team must be accompanied by a supervising teacher, who will also normally serve as a facilitator for all.

· Prizes: School, Individual, Most Promising and Most Creative Philosopher

· Cost: $190 per school

· Deadline for registration:Tuesday, 1st September, 2020.

· Registration form: request directly or via apiswa.org.au

· Hosts: Dr. Nin Kirkham, Professor Rob Wilson, Dr. Kaz Bland

· Contacts: Dr. Kaz Bland, kaz.bland@uwa.edu.au, Professor Rob Wilson rob.wilson@uwa.edu.au````

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