Who we are

Who we are

Dr Michael Lacewing

img_3953-1Michael delivers all the conferences for teachers and students.

Michael is Head of the Philosophy and Theology Department at Christ’s Hospital School where he has been teaching since 2017. He was previously a Reader in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London, and is still an Honorary Reader at UCL. Michael is on the Executive Committee of the British Philosophical Association, the association for philosophy in British higher education. He has written several textbooks for A level philosophy, all published by Routledge. Michael studied at Manchester, Oxford, and Reading universities before joining Heythrop in 2001. You can find out more about Michael’s work and writings on his website michaellacewing.com.

Lizzy Lewis

img_5126Lizzy is a Partner of ALP.  She works part-time organising all aspects of ALP events and is the main point of contact and data manager.

Formerly a primary school teacher, school governor then teacher trainer, Lizzy is a UK based consultant and speaker, specializing in Philosophy for Children (P4C). Lizzy also works part-time for SAPERE, the UK charity promoting P4C, as Partnerships Manager. She is a registered SAPERE Trainer and previously President (2013-15) and Secretary (2015-17) of ICPIC (The International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children). Lizzy has published widely on P4C, including co-editing Philosophy for Children through the Secondary Curriculum and contributing to Philosophy for Children: Theories and praxis in teacher education and The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children.

Both Lizzy and Michael are Associates of the Philosophy in Education Project, which aims is to promote engagement with philosophy at all points of the education process.