Public events

Conferences, symposia, and other public events on critical thinking and critical thinking pedagogy.  

What is Critical Thinking and How Can We Teach It?

26 October 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Join us at The Women's College from 10am on Tuesday 26 October as Peter Ellerton shares his expertise on the power and practice of critical thinking. Event organised by UQ Alumni.

Media and Medicine in the Age of Misinformation

21 May 2021 6:00pm7:30pm
Open panel discussion in collaboration with HEAL (Health, Ethics and Law)

When every call is a tough call: Humanitarian dilemmas and the role of philosophy

6 November 2019 5:45pm8:00pm
Panel discussion in collaboration with HEAL (Health, Ethics and Law).

Critical and Creative Thinking

14 May 2019 9:00am
Keynote to Queensland Department of Education conference on Queensland Curriculum

Critical Thinking Pedagogies for SATE and Beyond

9 May 2019 5:00pm6:00pm
Talk for Education Queensland Teachers - Part of the 2019 Speaker Series

Preparing Students for the 21st Century Knowledge Economy

11 April 2019 10:00am3:00pm
Introductory presentation at the  Catalyst Lab Innovation Program - Problem Definition Workshop.

Thinking Skills in an AI World: Preparing Students to Shape Their Future

4 December 2018 5:30pm7:00pm
Panel discussion. Part of the Education for a Changing World initiative of the NSW Department of Education.

Public Reasoning in a Time of Epistemic Crisis

29 October 2018 7:30pm8:30pm
Public talk by Peter Ellerton addressing public reasoning as a solution to our current epistemic crisis.
Microphone in front of a crowd

Assessing General Capabilities: Assessing Critical and Creative thinking

31 August 2018 11:30am12:30pm
Workshop by Peter Ellerton as part of the ACSA 2018 Curriculum Symposium.
Microphone in front of a crowd

Fake News, Alternative Facts and Truth Decay

27 June 2018 6:00pm8:30pm
RSA ANZ Online Event