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At one extreme thinking is impossible without some information on the subject. At the other extreme, perfect information would make thinking unnecessary.

Edward deBono

Resources & Training Providers

Here you will find details of leading publications written by TS@Exeter affiliates in the field of thinking skills.   We have also provided links and brief overviews of some of the leading programmes and tools available to enhance a child's learning, and measure and interpet thinking skills which can be used by teachers, psychologists and researchers.

Academic Publications

Grounded Practice Programme

Group Thinking Measure

Habits of Mind

Instrumental Enrichment

Lesson Study


Myself as a learner

Philosophy for Children

Thinking Hats

Thinking Maps

Thinking Together


There are many training providers which can be used by schools. The below list is by no means an exhaustive list but organisations and providers that some of our accredited schools have used on their thinking school journeys.

Jonathan Hannam, Educational Consultant

Neil Phillipson, 21st Century Learners

Sara Stanley, Educational Consultant 

Roger Sutcliffe, Educational Consultant 

The Feuerstein Institute

The Learning Organisation

The Sutton Trust

think, Educational Consultancy

Thinking Matters

Thinking Schools South Africa