Scottish schools have a world-class record in debating. A team of five Scottish pupils won the World Schools Debating Championships in Seoul, South Korea, in 2007.
The aim of this resource is to encourage all young people and teachers to engage actively with debating.
Browse guidance and information which will help teachers to introduce debating to their pupils.
Learn the basics of how to get a debating society started, recruit pupils and assign various roles to team members.
As well as being a powerful classroom tool, debating is a fun extra-curricular activity.
Debating competitions are a great way for pupils to meet students from other schools.