Select Entry enrichment program (Melbourne)

High schoolers 2

Philosophy Unleashed! is a rewarding enrichment program for high-performing students in Years 7 – 10. Philosophy Unleashed! develops students critical and creative thinking through collaborative dialogue about life’s big questions.

Designed especially for students in Special Entry learning programs (such as SEAL, SEL & ACE), Philosophy Unleashed! harnesses students’ curiosity and extends them intellectually through a series of small-group facilitated workshops led by expert mentors.

Philosophy Unleashed! consists of a series of facilitated small-group workshops offering complex, meaningful and challenging activities. They extend especially bright students intellectually and inspire them fulfil their academic potential, while also developing social-emotional skills including self-awareness, social awareness and responsible decision-making.

Our results so far

Based on post-program surveys of the students we’ve worked with…

97.6% became more confident in using evidence to build arguments.

95.1% became more confident in thinking critically about their own ideas and the ideas of others.

90.2% became more confident in working with others to address controversies.

90.2% became more confident in accepting criticism and opposition to their ideas.

82.9% became more confident in evaluating different ideas and figuring out which are the most helpful or true.

Please contact us for further information or to request a proposal and quote.

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High schoolers 1

The Philosophy Club has worked with a range of primary and secondary schools across the socio-economic spectrum, offering award-winning and inspiring programs to hundreds of students.

Read more about the benefits of philosophical enquiry, its curriculum connections, and testimonials from school staff.

High schoolers 3