Roger Sutcliffe read Philosophy at Oxford, graduating in 1975. After 5 years as a teacher in a junior school, he joined the Maths department at Christ’s Hospital School, Horsham, where he also took an Open University degree in Maths.
In the early 90’s he left full-time teaching for private study, and trained in P4C with Matthew Lipman in New Jersey, and in Creative Thinking with Edward de Bono. He also qualified as a Rogerian (!) counsellor.
Roger was one of the founder members of SAPERE, and was Chair from 1996 until 2003, when he was served as President. In the same year he was elected President of ICPIC, the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children, and served two terms.
He has been a freelance educator for many years, and was a Visiting Lecturer for an MA in teaching philosophy at Heythrop College, London. He is a co-director of www.p4c.com, and is a consultant for Thinking Schools International.
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