Who we are

Dr Michael Lacewing

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

Michael is a teacher of Philosophy and Theology at Christ’s Hospital School  and part time Reader in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London. 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’s interests lie in the overlap between ethics and mind, in particular, psychoanalysis. Michael studied at Manchester, Oxford, and Reading universities before joining Heythrop in 2001.

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.

Formerly a primary school teacher, school governor then teacher trainer, Lizzy Lewis 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 and Content Manager. She is a registered SAPERE Trainer and Secretary of ICPIC (The International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children). She has a BA (Hons) Degree in Philosophy and English, Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), and Masters Degree in Education. Lizzy has published and presented articles on P4C, and co-edited Philosophy for Children through the Secondary Curriculum, Continuum (2012). She has co-written chapters in Philosophy for Children: Theories and praxis in teacher education, Routledge, 2017 and The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children (2017). She is a Director of Thinking Space, on the Advisory Board for BRILA Youth Projects, Associate of the Philosophy in Education Project and member of the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain (PESGB).