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World Schools Debating Championships 2018 selection criteria

Read about our changes to the selection process to help ensure excellence through diversity.

Debating with ESU Japan

ESU Japan started a debating competition which has grown and debating is now being introduced in many Japanese high schools.

Where could the ESU take you?

BBC Radio Presenter and ESU alumnus Chris Hawkins talks about how he found his Secondary School Exchange experience as brilliantly life changing.

Hope for the future

Hear more about the role that our Liverpool branch played in enabling the Public Speaking Competition in its region.

From the mic to the like

Guardian writer and podcast presenter Jordan Erica Webber discusses the benefits and dangers of social media becoming the loudspeaker for our voices.

Lincolnshire branch committee meeting and AGM

The Lincolnshire Branch Committee Meeting and AGM took place including an interesting talk by scholar, Tom, on his experience at the International Scout Moot in Iceland.

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Lincolnshire branch sculpture exhibition at Doddington Hall

The Lincolnshire branch held the annual sculpture exhibition at Doddington Hall, raising money for Debate Academy.

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The anatomy of murder talk at Chichester branch

Chichester chairman Anthony Davies, as a QC, gave an interesting talk on the anatomy of murder. The talk raised money for the ESU.

Romania Debate Tour 2018

ESU oracy coach Eddy Booth shares his experience of teaching debating in Constanta.

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