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Midlands regional final of Public Speaking Competition

The Midlands Final of the Public Speaking Competition was hosted by Oxfordshire this year. With great difficulty the judges decided to award first place to Oxford Spires Academy with the Pates Grammar School team as a very worthy runner-up.

Performing Shakespeare final: Wyndham's theatre 20th March

James of St Thomas More High School, was declared the winner of the Best Performance Award in the 2018 Performing Shakespeare Competition.

Debate and integrate

Michael Hepburn argues that debating is a valuable and underused tool in encouraging social integration.

Top tips for delivering a great public speech - IPSC 2017

In honor of World Speech Day, we've picked out a few of the best bits from the speeches delivered at our IPSC final.

Amina Maatoug on her Debate Academy experience

Debate Academy helped me understand why people think what they think.

West Sussex Performing Shakespeare Final

The regional final of Performing Shakespeare was held at the Bishop’s Palace in Chichester. Showcasing a close competition for 2018.

How debating is getting gun reform on the table

The aftermath of the Parkland shooting is proof positive of the difference debating skills make as is being demonstrated by the anti-gun campaign #neveragain.

Exeter & Devon educational programmes: Public speaking & Discover Your Voice

The Exeter & Devon branch held the 2017 Public Speaking Competition and and Discover Your Voice workshops.

West Sussex branch Regional final Churchill Public Speaking 2018

The regional Public Speaking competition finals were won by St Philip Howard Catholic High School in a very close competition.

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