Debating in Adelaide, South Australia

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Debating SA is South Australia’s premier debating organisation. We provide supportive and challenging opportunities for school students of all abilities to debate in an exceptionally well-run, friendly, and professional program that is challenging, enjoyable, and most of all, fun.

With over 1400 students from more than 60 member schools forming nearly 300 teams, we operate South Australia’s largest, most diverse and most comprehensive interschool debating competition, held from May to September each year.

Innovative and school-friendly, the association promotes debating as an activity that is accessible to all students.

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After 55 years of teaching we acknowledge the contribution of Ann Langman, Debating Coordinator at Black Forest Primary School, who will be retiring at the end of 2021. Ann has had a wonderful career, having been associated with Debating SA since the early 2000s as a teacher at Grange Primary School and subsequently at Black Forest Primary School since 2010.

Generations of students and debaters have benefited from Ann’s expertise and unwavering belief that they could become better thinkers and communicators through debating.

We wish Ann every joy and best wishes as she embarks upon the next phase of her life’s journey and thank her for her service to debating in South Australia.

Ann (Left) is pictured above with Susan Wilson (Debating Coordinator, Grange Primary School) and James Tran (Administrative Officer, Debating SA).
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After 55 years of teaching we acknowledge the contribution of Ann Langman, Debating Coordinator at Black Forest Primary School, who will be retiring at the end of 2021. Ann has had a wonderful career, having been associated with Debating SA since the early 2000s as a teacher at Grange Primary School and subsequently at Black Forest Primary School since 2010.

Generations of students and debaters have benefited from Ann’s expertise and unwavering belief that they could become better thinkers and communicators through debating.

We wish Ann every joy and best wishes as she embarks upon the next phase of her life’s journey and thank her for her service to debating in South Australia.

Ann (Left) is pictured above with Susan Wilson (Debating Coordinator, Grange Primary School) and James Tran (Administrative Officer, Debating SA).
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On Friday we were delighted to celebrate the achievements of the 2021 Schools' Competition winning and runner up teams, as well as the Debater of the Year Winners for 2021. Special thanks to Nazareth Catholic Community's Jazz Combo band for the outstanding entertainment as well as our hosts Sacred Heart College, and all others who made the event a success. ... See MoreSee Less

It is our pleasure to announce the 2021 Debater of the Year winners. The Debater of the Year Awards recognise the best speakers in each division for the preliminary rounds.

Year 5: Hisham Chama (Pinnacle College)
Year 6/7: Bethany Lines (Parkside Primary School)
Year 8: Zoe Abbott (Mitcham Girls' High School)
Year 9: Abitha Jose (Glenunga International High School)
Year 10: Konon Kuboi (Aberfoyle Park High School)
Senior: Conrad Stott Smith (Pembroke School)

Congratulations to these students and their schools on these wonderful achievements.

The full criteria for the awards can be found at www.debatingsa.com.au/schools-competition/rules-procedures-and-forms/#debater-of-the-year-awards
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It is our pleasure to announce the 2021 Debater of the Year winners. The Debater of the Year Awards recognise the best speakers in each division for the preliminary rounds.

Year 5: Hisham Chama (Pinnacle College)
Year 6/7: Bethany Lines (Parkside Primary School)
Year 8: Zoe Abbott (Mitcham Girls High School)
Year 9: Abitha Jose (Glenunga International High School)
Year 10: Konon Kuboi (Aberfoyle Park High School)
Senior: Conrad Stott Smith (Pembroke School)

Congratulations to these students and their schools on these wonderful achievements.

The full criteria for the awards can be found at https://www.debatingsa.com.au/schools-competition/rules-procedures-and-forms/#debater-of-the-year-awards

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