Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

A half-day course exploring how to introduce critical thinking across the Primary curriculum.

This course aims to:

  • Provide a basic theoretical understanding of critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Equip teachers with a range of skills in relation to critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Explore practical examples of how to develop critical thinking and problem solving in your school.

Course content:

This course will cover the following areas:

  • An introduction to critical thinking.
  • Questioning techniques to engage children with critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Ways to teach non-routine problems and controversial issues through exploring different perspectives in the classroom.
  • Incorporating critical thinking into the Primary curriculum

This course is aimed at Primary teachers and subject leaders looking to deepen the thinking of their learners.

Aimed at: KS1 and KS2 teachers

Date: Autumn Cohort: Wednesday 15th November 2017

Time: 13:30 – 16:30      

Cost: £75     

Venue: Chesterton Primary School (Dagnall Street, Battersea, London, SW11 5DT).

Booking: Please complete a Course Booking Form and return it to: courses@chesterton.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Further information: Please contact Kelly McQueeney at courses@chesterton.wandsworth.sch.uk or call 0207 622 1619.

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