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Effective teaching of Debate KS1-KS2

Various venues / Online | Friday 26th November 2021

** Important note ** If you book fewer than 7 days in advance of this course OR you do not receive the pre-course information a week in advance, please email to ensure you can access the pre-course material.

Please email to register for 2024/25 programme

Course Details

Debating is an essential tool for a school to use to increase the confidence and communication skills of its children. It can help to develop a positive culture of speaking throughout a school and create articulate, persuasive and thoughtful young people.

The course will include:

  • The theory behind teaching children to debate and explanations of the many benefits it can have on any wider school community.
  • Learning how to improve the communication skills of the children in both KS1 and KS2 and how to help children construct effective arguments, develop points logically and use persuasive techniques to influence the opinions of others.
  • Learning how to teach children to respond to the arguments of others.
  • Opportunities to play games and exercises that can be used in any classroom to increase the confidence and speaking skills of children.
  • You will be taught how to hold full debates with a variety of different groups sizes and be given the skills to score and judge them.

What you can take home:

  • New ideas and activities
  • An entire programme of study with flip charts and resources ready to use in their schools immediately