8 debating games for primary and secondary school students
Here’s a list debating games for the classroom that our mentors have tried and tested with primary and secondary school students.
Former head of Chilean school wins ESU International Oracy Teacher Award
Teacher working in Chile recognised for excellence in oracy teaching
‘It was thrilling to see our students using their voices'
We speak to Bev Knuckey, Deputy Head of Llanedeyrn Primary School, who won last year's Oracy Culture Award...
Mace goes to Mersey
The team from St Francis Xavier’s College, a state school in Liverpool, has been named the winner of the English-Speaking Union’s School’s Mace 2019.
ESU Oracy Culture Award 2019 Winners
We are delighted to announce the winning schools for this year’s ESU Oracy Culture Award.
The Big Debate with Frank Cottrell Boyce
Acclaimed children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce chaired a Big Debate for local schoolchildren organised by the ESU and The Week Junior.
The Learning Science of Debating
This blog explores some recent findings from cognitive psychology and explains clearly how these can be applied in the classroom in order to improve learning.
Debating with ESU Japan
ESU Japan started a debating competition which has grown and debating is now being introduced in many Japanese high schools.
Does debating help you deal with stress?
This blog looks at how students think debating has helped them navigate trying times ahead of mental health awareness week.
Top tips…from the winners of our Debating Culture Award
Winners of the ESU debating culture award 2018, St Peter's school, share their tips and activities for building a sustainable nature of oracy and debating in your school.