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Primary Education


For primary students, we can provide half- or full-day sessions developing Critical Thinking skills.

  • Looking at the status of claims
  • Looking for possible explanations
  • Posing problems
  • Judging the value of information
  • Drawing possible inferences
  • Looking at the credibility of information
  • Producing well-organised arguments

Contact us for more information or to make a booking.


For primary teachers, we can provide training tailored to the needs of each school (or group of schools). This can include all of the following.

  • Introductory sessions on the skills of Critical Thinking
  • Developing materials for Critical Thinking
  • The creativity of Critical Thinking

For parents of primary-school children, we provide materials and programmes to use with their children. See details on the parents page.

Contact us for more information or to make a booking.

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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A child is not a vase to be filled, but a fire to be lit.

(François Rabelais 1494-1553)