Philosothon funding

The Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations (FAPSA) received funding from Templeton Religion Trust to grow Philosothons across Australasia; check out this short explanatory video on what a philosothon is: (4.5 minutes)  And the Philosothon Project has been so successful, it has now expanded into the UK (

FAPSA and the Philosothon Project have some small grants available that must be used over the next 12 months. There are funds for PhD students to attend Introductory Philosophy in Schools training workshops run by Associations in every State, as well as other grants available, such as to create stimulus materials for the students. The links to the application forms on the Philosothon website are here:

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact the Philosothon Project leader, Matthew Wills:

Mr Matthew Wills (e) | Ph: +61 (0)400 029 660 |


Dr Laura D’Olimpio

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy of Education
University of Birmingham, UK
Co-editor Journal of Philosophy in Schools ISSN 2204-2482
Chairperson The Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations

D’Olimpio, L. (2018). Media and Moral Education: a philosophy of critical engagement. London: Routledge.

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