Support for schools

The Royal Institute of Philosophy sponsors conferences for teachers and students of philosophy in UK schools and sixth form colleges, as well as other events run by departments of philosophy for schools.

Philosophy in schools 

Since 1997, the Jacobsen Trust has made available to the Royal Institute funds to promote philosophical work in schools. Our teachers tackle basic philosophical topics concerning the nature of knowledge, ethics, the mind, free will, aesthetics and so on.

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Schools Conference 

The Royal Institute Schools Conference grant programme is now open to any school or organisation in the UK wishing to deliver a conference for school students in the academic year of 2024-2025.
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A-Level guides 

Explore our accessible guides on mind, God, ethics and knowledge, perfect for revision or as an introduction to the topics.

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School conferences 

Hosting a philosophy event at your school? We offer sponsorship and financial support for teachers and students of philosophy in UK schools and colleges.

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