Peter Short

Session title

The Artful Milliner, Creative uses for the De Bono hats in the classroom

1:00 - 2:15pm

Workshop Overview:

This presentation will share a range of approaches of using the De Bono thinking hats in primary and secondary classrooms and offer participants opportunities to explore practical applications for developing metacognitive strategies.


Peter Short is a senior teacher at Wellington Primary School, Hounslow, an Exeter University Advanced Accredited Thinking School, where he leads on thinking skills and educational research. He has worked as an advisor in a London Borough and taught in both primary and secondary schools as well advising overseas educational organisations. He holds an M.Phil from Exeter University in Education.

Peter Short