Interviews

Queensland schools need to urgently overhaul the way they teach critical thinking to ensure students are better prepared for further study and jobs.

Deb Brown and Peter Ellerton with Antonia O'Flaherty for ABC News.
Dr Peter Ellerton on the Federal Government plans to duplicate University fees for Humanities courses and the value of critical and creative thinking. Interview for Focus, ABC. Hosted by Jessica Strutt, with Clark Wight.
Dr Peter Ellerton on the nature of critical thinking and its importance in a post-truth age.Interview for The Philosopher's Zone, ABC.
Prof Deborah Brown on the thinking skills for the new economy. Interview for the Hindustan Times.
Dr Peter Ellerton on the lack of Critical Thinking education in schools. Interview for Ockham's Razor, ABC.
Dr Peter Ellerton on the nature of public debate and the rhetorical devises used by political leaders to promote judging over thinking. Podcast interview for Team Guru.
Dr Peter Ellerton on his experience with teaching philosophy in school. Interview for The Philosopher's Zone, ABC.
Does God belong in the classroom? More specifically does God belong in state run primary schools? Most states and territories have scripture classes in primary schools. These classes don’t often have much scrutiny but what impact can they have on young minds and their evolving world view?

Peter Ellerton participates in this panel discussion hosted by Natasha Mitchell on Life Matters for ABC Radio.
Peter Ellerton on the importance of philosophical education in schools.
Interview for The Sydney Morning Herald.