Debating Matters: Introducing The Debating Matters Step-by-step Guide
This pack is a practical resource designed to support teachers who want to introduce formal debating in their school. It is divided into two sections. The first section offers straightforward advice on setting up a debate club in school. The second section provides further detail on the format of the Debating Matters Competition, the acclaimed national schools’ debating competition. Please do get in touch with the team if you would like to discuss setting something up, or would like any advice related to this pack.
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SECTION 1: INTRODUCING DEBATING MATTERS
B Getting debate started in school – some vital ingredients
C What to set up – a program for debate
SECTION 2: THE DEBATING MATTERS FORMAT
D Key factors in Debating Matters
GET IN TOUCH WITH DEBATING MATTERS: Debating Matters is very keen to hear from teachers about their experiences and experiments with debate. Not only does it give us a better insight in to advising teachers who want to try something similar, it also allows us to profile your achievements and experiences and to celebrate vibrant, thoughtful and challenging debate for young people who are interested in ideas and the issues that are shaping society. Please do get in touch to let us know how you get on by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 0207 269 9230