The Vancouver Institute of Philosophy for Children

A Community of Philosophical Inquiry

Key Objectives:

  1. Building flourishing communities by empowering children with the thinking skills to be the best that they can be.
  2. Developing courses on “Philosophy for Children” (P4C) and on related urgent themes like philosophy, education, environmental ethics, civic space, aesthetics, human development, learning and culture.
  3. Integrating this dialogical method into the teacher education programs in BC and across the world.
  4. Organizing local and international conferences.
  5. Collaborating across borders.
  6. Offering workshops, courses, philosophical cafes, summer institutes, and Philosopher in Residence Programs.
  7. Creating P4C summer camps for BC youngsters.