Years 5 to 12

Debating develops essential skills such as critical thinking, public speaking, research, teamwork and active listening. Students represent their schools in state-wide competitions.

A variety of digital resources are available and offer valuable insights to participants and support teachers in establishing and delivering successful debating programs in their school.

Student team planning their notes for the debate

The 2024 Premier's Debating Challenge program is proudly supported by ACCO Brands AustraliaHolding Redlich, and University of Sydney.

All Arts Unit programs are inclusive. If your students require support to participate in Debating, please contact the Arts Unit so that we can assist.