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Online Course Now Available

A new online course in critical thinking is now available. This course covers the full range of critical thinking skills and has examples and exercises drawn especially from business and management.

The course provides:

  • Full assessment of each learner at every stage
  • Feedback on each exercise for all learners
  • The facility to be able to check the progress of each learner

Please contact us to view a sample of the course.

Further & Higher Education


We can provide half- and full-day sessions for students on the skills of Critical Thinking.

These can include all of the following.

  • Introductory courses in Critical Thinking
  • Sessions on specific skills (for example, inference) and/or sets of skills
  • Sessions on linking Critical Thinking to their own subjects

Contact us for more information or to make a booking.

Materials are available for students to use to develop critical thinking skills. Whether or not you’re doing a course in Critical Thinking, you can use this material (and others like it) to improve your skills in thinking critically. They can be downloaded here.

Teachers and lecturers

We provide all of the following.

  • Introductory sessions for staff new to the subject.
  • Looking at new materials and strategies for experienced teachers of the subject.

Contact us for more information or to make a booking.

Materials are available for teachers and lecturers in PDF form for them to use with their students. These include detailed suggestions and advice on how to use the content. They can be downloaded here.

See the “Overview” page for videos by Roy van den Brink-Budgen on critical thinking skills, critical thinking training for teachers, and creativity in critical thinking.

Latest News

16th Sep

videos now with Portuguese subtitles

The two videos on critical thinking that are already on this website can now be seen with Portuguese subtitles. They are already available in this form on You Tube, and will also be on our website shortly. The skills of …
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Posted by: Roy

27th Aug

talk on developing critical and creative thinking

When I was presenting at the International Conference on Thinking in Wellington, New Zealand, in January 2013, I was asked to speak on critical thinking for a short video. In this video I talk about the central importance of creativity …
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Posted by: Roy