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Debating Primary Teacher/Coach Professional Learning

Monday 5 March, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Aimed at coaches for the Schools’ Competition this workshop will focus on the following topics: Analysis of topics. Brainstorming and organising arguments. Use of evidence and statistics. Brief introduction to fallacies. Listening and responding: effective rebuttal techniques. A certificate of attendance for 3 PL hours including AITSL standards will be provided to all participants. Can’t make the workshop time or need something different? Debating SA can also come to your school to run this or a specially tailored workshop. Cost…

Debating Secondary Teacher/Coach Professional Learning

Tuesday 6 March, 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Aimed at coaches for the Schools’ Competition this workshop will focus on the following topics: Analysis of topics. Brainstorming and organising arguments. Use of evidence and statistics. Brief introduction to fallacies. Listening and responding: effective rebuttal techniques. A certificate of attendance for 3 PL hours including AITSL standards will be provided to all participants. Can’t make the workshop time or need something different? Debating SA can also come to your school to run this or a specially tailored workshop. Cost…

Prepare a Debate Seminar

Saturday 17 March, 10:30am to 4:30pm

Suitable for beginners, the Prepare a Debate seminar will provide students with the opportunity to prepare and present a debate to an adjudicator and receive feedback in preparation for the upcoming debating season.

Voice and Presentation Seminar (Morning)

Saturday 24 March, 10:30am to 1:00pm

A fun and exciting seminar, students will learn how to be more animated and engaging speakers through a range of games and learning activities.

Voice and Presentation Seminar (Afternoon)

Saturday 24 March, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

A fun and exciting seminar, students will learn how to be more animated and engaging speakers through a range of games and learning activities.

Fallacies Seminar

Saturday 7 April, 10:30am to 12:00pm

What are fallacies? How can they help you to develop better arguments and improve your rebuttal? Come along to this fun and interactive seminar and find out!

Evidence and Reasoning Seminar

Saturday 7 April, 12:30pm to 2:00pm

A key part of debating is providing evidence to support your case. This seminar will help you to ensure that you use evidence correctly and effectively.

Rebuttal Seminar

Saturday 7 April, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Highly recommended for all beginner debaters this seminar will take you through the most popular techniques of rebuttal. We will teach you some fun games that you can play with your team to help improve your rebuttal skills.

Senior Debater Training Seminar: Advanced Case Preparation

Wednesday 2 May, 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Want to beat the opposition? Then learn how to be the best debater at our Senior Debating Seminar. Learn the trade secrets, identify/practise counter-arguments, understand all the fallacies of reasoning and become the best debater in the competition. This training seminar will give you the ‘leg up’ in the competition. Have your chance to ask the questions you want answered by speaking with our Training and Development Officer about developing research ideas, learn how to source the best materials and…

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