VAPS will host six Philosothons this year.


Primary Years Philosothon (years 4-6) at the NGV (14th June)

Middle Years Philosothon (years 5-8) at the Immigration Museum (18th July) 

Middle Years Philosothon (years 5-8) at Scienceworks Museum (12th Sep)

Middle Years Philosothon (year 5-8) at Melbourne Museum (21st Nov)

Secondary Philosothon (years 8-11) at Wesley College (StK) (13th Aug)


All Primary & Middle years Philosothons are 10 students per school.

The Secondary Philosothon comprises teams of 8 students per school: 

2x year 8, 2x year 9, 2x year 10, 2x year 11.

(Fewer students per school can be arranged by negotiation).


For more details or to register early interest in attending, please contact the Philosothon Coordinator here.


Facilitators are needed for all philosothons.

This is a chance to visit the exhibits for free and gain some valuable professional development experience conducting philosophical communities of inquiry with students.  You will love it!


If you are interested, please fill out this short form or contact the education officer here.


Introduction to the Community of Inquiry Training will begin for semester 2 on the 4th of August.

Registration forms can be found here.

More details can be found here.


Bookings are also being taken for the Semester 2 training starting on 4th August. 


For more information, please contact our Education Officer here.