JONK Events

JONK Enrichment Day | Working with students from Nursery to Year 6 | CPD Staff Development Meeting | Holly Meadows School, Norfolk, VNET | Norfolk

Event Date: 18 Jun 19

A day working and modelling JONK initiatives throughout the school, spending time in each class and then leading a staff meeting at the end of the day ...read more

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

Event Date: 19 Jun 19

Working with students in each class on JONK initiatives and leading a professional development staff meeting at the end of the day ...read more

Speaker | International Festival of Learning | Human Skills in a Technological World | West Suffolk College | Bury St. Edmunds

Event Date: 28 Jun 19

The session introduces participants to the principles and practical approaches that underpin the Joy of Not Knowing philosophy of education and of school leadership. Participants will be able to gain an understanding of why it is so good to not know and how this realisation through modelling has such a transformational impact of how children view themselves as learners and how they perceive that there no barriers to the process of learning https://www.ifleast.org/2019-speakers ...read more

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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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. ...read 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 ...read more


Success Stories

A 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