Academy Conferences runs the top Philosophy and Ethics days in the UK and Australasia. These intensive one-day programs of short lectures give senior students the opportunity to experience exceptional quality learning with expert lecturers.

Students are offered access to a range of opportunities that will complement, deepen and extend their learning in school. Academy Conferences offers the largest series of national conferences in Australia and the UK and has an established track record for stretching and exciting students.

WEBINAR 19th November 2020

Book the Academy Masterclass Webinar with Julie Arliss, Dr Andrew Pinsent, Peter Baron, Professor Keith Ward and Professor Daphne Hampson

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Learning Lab

Academy Learning’s Learning Lab focuses on skills for Deep Learning.

What is deep learning?

Vital skills required in a post-pandemic world.

Deep learning prepares students for the changes in society, life, and work. Our Learning Lab is designed specifically for the purpose of deeper learning, using pedagogical research and theory founded on the principles of Aristotle. The outcomes are knowledge, understanding, and an enquiring mind.

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Mastery of Skills and Content

Connecting Different Subject Areas

A Growth Mindset and Continued Learning

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Essential Reading!

The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students

In ‘Hiding behind the screen’ philosopher Roger Scruton examines the effects of modern technology on ourselves and the way we relate to others.

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The opportunity to sit and listen to such a wide-ranging set of big ideas is valuable, and unique. Read Past Topics.

Australasia 2020 Programme

This study day offers a unique provision for academically gifted students. The aim of this study day is to help gifted students to improve their thinking skills, begin to be able to identify what is fundamental from what is trivial.
'No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness’

Attributed to Aristotle by Seneca

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