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 Thursday March 25th 2021
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At a time of great uncertainty, we have seen incredible acts of kindness and humbling generosity as teachers continue to support their students while coping with the health risks to themselves, pupils and their families. Workload, blended learning, assessment and mastering new technologies have made this a very demanding year all round. Here at Academy Conferences, prevented by the virus from offering face to face events we have worked with some amazing partners to build world-class platforms for blended learning.
The government has announced that assessment by examination will not go ahead this summer for GCSE and A level courses. Watch this space for how alternative arrangements will work. Schools and colleges must continue to engage as fully as possible with their courses so that students are in the best position possible, whatever arrangements are made for assessment.
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.
The Academy Conferences Masterclass for senior students
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Attributed to Aristotle by Seneca
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Swallows are visiting the UK, which reminds us of Aristotle's proverb from Nicomachean Ethics, 'one swallow does not make spring, nor does one fine day.' See More