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Lectures & Workshops

Robert Kirkwood lectured in Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies at the University of Edinburgh and is one of the best known Religious Educators in the U.K. He has written a series of ground-breaking textbooks which introduces Moral Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion to students of all ages and abilities in the Secondary School. Books such as Looking for God, Looking for Proof of God, If I Were God I’d Say Sorry and more recently Ethical Theory, Philosophy of Religion and The Only Way is Ethics are used extensively in Schools in a variety of different countries and have had a major impact on the development of R.E. in the U.K. and recently Australia. He has a wealth of experience as a lecturer and teacher and has spent much of his early teaching career working in inner-city schools in socially deprived areas. He is a speaker who brings to conferences a fresh approach and an ability to provoke, stimulate and inspire students of all ages and abilities. Recently he has completed a tour of Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand providing workshops for teachers and one-day conferences for students.

 

 

WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS

 

He has always supported a philosophical approach to Religious Studies and provides workshops for secondary teachers on methodology and resources that supports this approach for students of all ages and abilities.

 

 

CONFERENCES FOR STUDENTS

 

He also provides one-day conferences for Secondary A level Students on Moral Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion.

 

These conferences are also suitable for students of the International Baccalaureate.

 

 

For details contact: sparksintheclassroom@gmail.com

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