Teaching for Thinking
Developing teacher expertise in partnership with schools
360 schools, 4 universities, 5 countries
Teacher workshop October 2021—What do teachers think about this project?
Dr Peter Ellerton on 'What is critical thinking?'
Teacher reviews of our workshops
All our facilitators are experienced teachers and engaged in Masters or PhD Research programs at the University of Queensland Critical Thinking Project.
Facilitators act as mentors for network members and deliver masterclasses in argumentation, writing and thinking, school leadership, critical thinking virtue development, action research and curiosity and questioning.
We offer a range of professional learning opportunities including:
The foundational workshop is a two-day event that challenges and extends teacher conceptions of what it means to teach for thinking across all subject areas and year levels.
Our masterclasses are delivered by facilitators who are both teachers and researchers. Masterclass topics include
Thinking and Writing
Leading pedagogical change
Developing thinking virtues
Creating curious classrooms
Shared practice days
Our shared practice days brings teachers together to showcase, discuss and think deeply about their practice.