JONK Events

El Placer de No Saber | JONK CPD Day for Teachers from the Bilingual Schools in Madrid | University of Sussex

Event Date: 04 Jul 19

Introducing the delegates from the bilingual schools in Madrid to the principles, philosophy and practical application of the Joy of Not Knowing approach, known as El Placer de No saber in Spanish as part of their two week CPD course at the University of Sussex more

JONK CPD Day | St. Mark's CE Primary School TSA | East Sussex

Event Date: 04 Jul 19

A one day CPD Course for teachers and senior leaders on the principles and practical approaches to the Jo of Not Knowing Approach more

JONK INSET Day at Bell Lane Primary School, Hendon | London

Event Date: 02 Sep 19

All the staff at Bell Lane Primary School launched their academic year by taking part in a JONK CPD Inset Day as a prelude to a JONK Programme of School Improvement designed to span the next three years more

JONK INSET Day at Hopton Primary School | VNET (Norfolk)

Event Date: 03 Sep 19

A JONK INSET Day to launch the 2019-2020 academic year with a JONK Learning to Learn Week more

A JONK Enrichment Day for Sixth Form Students | St James Senior Girls' School, London

Event Date: 04 Sep 19

These practical JONK sessions will introduce Year 12 and Year 13 students to a wealth of initiatives designed to develop their creative, critical and philosophical thinking, equipping them with all they need to become intrinsically motivated to want to learn and successful as lifelong learners. more

The Joy of Not Knowing Leadership Course for Headteachers and Senior Leaders | Montpelier School Ealing

Event Date: 17 Sep 19

Marcelo Staricoff, FCCT, NPQH, PHD presents an introductory briefing on The Joy of Not Knowing (JONK) philosophy of education and leadership exclusicely for the Headteachers of Ealing Primary Schools. The Joy of Not Knowing (JONK) philosophy of education and leadership focuses on key principal areas of influence, linked to the new Inspection Framework’s three stage vision of excellence: Intent, Implementation, Impact. more

JONK Enrichment Day | Working with all children Reception to Year 6 | CPD Staff Development Meeting | Wenhaston Primary School, ASSET Education, Suffolk | Suffolk, Uk

Event Date: 18 Sep 19

I will be introducing the wonders of JONK in each classroom working alongside the children in each class, running a workshop for parents and leading a professional development meeting for staff after school. more

JONK Workshop at Optimus Conference | Manchester | Manchester Conference Venue

Event Date: 26 Sep 19

The Conference is Entitled 'Supporting the Progress of the More Able. The JONK workshops will provide participants with a wealth of practical and easy to implement ideas to inspire, challenge and motivate the more able and all children #oeMoreAble more

Success Stories

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

- Philosophy | Masterclass

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- Philosophy | Masterclass

Marcelo Staricoff is amazing and inspiring

- Teacher | Brighton

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- 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