Debating and Public Speaking
Contact: 07 5532 4103 / 0412 074 062
Year Levels: Years 7-12
Terms: Terms 1, 2 and 3
Venue: Various schools on the northern end of the gold Coast – depending on year level
Times: Wednesday evenings – start times is 6pm, excluding short preparation debates which begin
1 hour to 1 hour 45 minutes prior, according to year level.
Students enter into a spirited, two-sided discussion based on research and knowledge. Students develop analytical skills, research skills, thinking on their feet, teamwork and public speaking skills. These are all skills which can be used in a variety of ways throughout their life.