Project Title Institution Area of interest

UQ Engagement

School students in Critical Thinking programs participate in a range of activities on the campuses of the University of Queensland and its ...
  • University of Queensland
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Affective dispositions
  • Critical Thinking in disciplines
  • Equity

Resources and Pedagogical framework

The core pedagogical principles of the critical thinking pedagogies developed by the UQCTP are instatiatied in a variety of key resources. Some of...
  • University of Queensland
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Cognitive skills
  • Critical Thinking in disciplines
  • Pedagogical approaches

QLD State Philosothon

The Philosothon is a program designed to develop the ability of students to critically analyse ideas and concepts, improve skills in argumentation...
  • University of Queensland
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Affective dispositions
  • Cognitive skills
  • Pedagogical approaches

Professional Development

The UQCTP offers professional development and training to a variety of partners. School Teachers Teachers from Cairns to the Gold Coat...
  • University of Queensland
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Assessment design
  • Curriculum Development
  • Pedagogical approaches
  • Philosophy in Schools

Philosophy and Reason

Philosophy and Reason is a Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority subject that focuses on teaching critical thinking skills.  The...
  • Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
  • Assessment design
  • Curriculum Development

MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

META101X - Philosophy and Critical Thinking has been developed with and for students and teachers of high schools and of first year university...
  • University of Queensland
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Curriculum Development
  • Equity
  • Philosophy in Schools

Enhanced Studies Program

The UQ CTP has contributed two subjects to the Enhanced Studies Program. WRIT1999 Effective Thinking and Writing This course was introduced...
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Brisbane School of Distance Education
  • Affective dispositions
  • Cognitive skills
  • Equity

Course Development

The UQCTP  consortium members have designed courses in critical thinking and helped in embedding critical thinking skill within new courses...
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Brisbane School of Distance Education
  • Assessment design
  • Curriculum Development

Core Skills test training for Schools

The Queensland Core Skills test is a common test taken by all Year 12 students. The UQCTP has developed and implemented programs to develop the...
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Cognitive skills
  • Equity