JONK Events

JONK Philosophy Day | Working with students from Nursery to Year 6 | CPD Staff Development Meeting |Ludham Primary School, Norfolk, VNET |

Event Date: 21 Jan 20

A day of Philosophy with each class, meeting with the Learning Leaders, meeting with the families and a Philosophy masterclass for the staff more

JONK for NQTs at Ealing | London | Ealing CPD Centre, London

Event Date: 29 Jan 20

Two sessions for NQTs promoting classrooms as communities of enquiry and developing a culture for learning that leads to intrinsically motivated learners with a lifelong love of learning and creative thinking. more

Maths Masterclass for Tomorrow's Achievers | Coram | London

Event Date: 01 Feb 20

Another in the series of Maths Masterclasses as part of Tomorrow Achievers series of Events for Primary School children | more

JONK Enrichment Day | Working with all children Reception to Year 6 | CPD Staff Development Meeting | Bell Lane Primary School, | London |

Event Date: 10 Feb 20

A day working and modelling JONK initiatives throughout the school, spending time in each class focusing on the lifelong learning dispositions and then leading a staff meeting on the dispositions at the end of the day more

JONK for NQTs | Wandsworth Teaching School Alliance | Critical Thinking and Enquiry Based Learning | London |

Event Date: 13 Feb 20

A twilight session for NQTS in Wandsworth describing easy to implement practical activities based on the JONK approach that promote a critical thinking and enquiry based learning approach to the curriculum more

JONK at ASSET Professional Development Day | A PD day for all ASSET Schools | Developing a bespoke Learning to Learn Week | Suffolk, Uk

Event Date: 24 Feb 20

The day will bring together the senior leaders and teachers from all ASSET schools to spend a day of professional development based on the Joy of Not Knowing and equipping every school with all they need to launch the new academic year with a bespoke Learning to Learn Week more

JONK at East Coast College | A Professional Development Day for Students and Staff | East Coast College, Norfolk

Event Date: 25 Feb 20

The day will introduce the students and the staff to the theory, principles and practical applications of the Joy of Not Knowing approach equipping all participants with strategies for critical, creative and philosophical thinking and with the dispositions of effective lifelong learners more

Speaker | International Festival of Learning | Share the Magic of Education | West Suffolk College | Bury St. Edmunds

Event Date: 25 Aug 20

I will be leading three JONK Sessions at this year's International Festival of Learning focusing on (i) Thriving with Uncertainty, Embracing Challenge (ii) Multilingual Thinking in Multicultural Classrooms and a joint venture with the Michael Aldrich Foundation (iii) The Image of the Week Project more

Success Stories

I had the most amazing day with the philosophy masterclass. We had great feedback from the teacher Mr S.

- Philosophy | Masterclass

D said it was the “best day ever”

- Philosophy | Masterclass

Marcelo Staricoff is amazing and inspiring

- Teacher | Brighton

JONKing at Coastal Federation was one of the best things we’ve done to inspire our children- go for it!

- Coastal Federation | Norfolk

Thank you for the JONK Course, excellent course and I can’t wait to start!

- Teacher | JONK Course

Great examples, brilliant presentation

- Headteacher | JONK Course