Create the Debate offers your students the chance to develop their debating skills in the classroom throughout the year, and is a way to get your school involved in Parliament Week each year.
The pack includes suggested debate topics, tips for improving debating skills and further information about the procedure for carrying out debates at the Houses of Parliament.
The Create the Debate pack can be used in English lessons and also in Citizenship, History, Government & Politics and related subjects where students are exploring complex topics and need to be able to express differing opinions.
Students will learn to:
- Practice their debating skills
- Form opinions
- Justify their viewpoints
- Listen to and learn from others
- Understand how different types of debate work
- Learn about Parliamentary debating - and try it out!
Welsh version: Create the debate pack
A Welsh-language debating pack.
pdf file - 1.89 MB