Think about life’s big questions with Paul and find out if they even have answers! From practical real-life ethical quandaries to more hypothetical discussions about general existence, this course will cover every and all topics concerned with our existence and the questions it poses. While pondering the meaning of life students will explore music, videos, science experiments and readings that not only boggle the mind but encourage you to think in new ways about the world and our place in it. This course will explore such topics as: Why do we learn? What is it to be a person? Is there such a thing as right and wrong? Why is philosophy important? and Where does philosophy fit in the real world?
Your Educator – Paul Felts
Paul ‘Wally’ Felts received a BA (Hons) Degree in Animation because he likes cartoons, films, jokes and storytelling. He has since accumulated fifteen years teaching experience and was the Assistant Head teacher of an outstanding South London primary school. He has been a lead practitioner for the British Film Institutes Media Literacy program, awarded Senior Associate status at the Teaching learning Academy, nominated for a National Teaching Award and is a Specialist Schools and Academies Trust scholar. Since relocating to Vancouver six years ago he has worked as a teacher and principal in a school for gifted and talented students. ‘Wally’ enjoys Kayaking and ‘fall-off’ paddle boarding (FOP) at Jericho Beach. one of the Britain’s top performing state schools teaching digital creative media. He built a successful department before returning to Vancouver in 2019.
Philip likes to indulge in cinema, jazz, classic and alternative literature and playing the drums.
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3:15 -4:00 pm
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