How can we become better debaters and trainers, and spread debate further in high schools? Debate organisations from five different countries developed a new manual discussing these and other topics. They focused on the World Schools Debating style, but discuss other formats as well.Experienced trainers and coaches from Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Romania and Croatia came together to discuss strategies to develop better debate curriculums, and learn how to debate for tournaments as well as for educational settings.

June 15, 2015

The Czech Debate Society, wish to invite you to the 12th edition of our traditional international high school debate tournament, the Heart of Europe 2015. The competition takes place in Olomouc, Czech Republic from 9th - 14th July 2015, and is open for secondary and high school students from anywhere in the world.

May 04, 2015

The Slovak Debate Association (SDA) invites you to its Bratislava Schools Debating Championships (BSDC) this spring. Last year saw 250 participants from 17 countries all over the world compete against each other and prepare for the World Schools Championships. This year promises to be even better, and you have until the end of this week (7th of February) to register! The format of the competition is World Schools, the Chief Adjudicator of this year's BSDC will be Derek Lande, the first time ever that the tournament will feature a male CA.

February 04, 2015

Slovenian national debate organisation Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga and high school Gimnazija Franca Miklošiča Ljutomer kindly invite debaters from all over the world to our traditional International Worlds Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer, Slovenia which will happen from March 4th-8th  2015.TOURNAMENT will have 6 debate rounds, quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals. The tournament will start on Thursday, the 5th in the afternoon and finishes by 18.00 on Saturday the 7th. Please, check more detailed schedule in the attachment at the end of this message.

October 06, 2014

We, the Czech Debate Society, wish to invite you to the 11th edition of our traditional international high school debate tournament, the Heart of Europe 2014. The competition takes place in Olomouc, Czech Republic from 10th - 15th July 2014, and is open for secondary and high school students from anywhere in the world.

February 24, 2014
Singapore defeated Ireland by 5-2
Australia defeated Scotland by 5-2

Topic was "This House believes that any region should have the right to secede if the majority of the population wish."

The Grand Final between Australia (proposing) and Singapore (opposing) is on the topic "This House believes autocracy is doomed in the age of Facebook."
August 24, 2011
Motion: This House supports free immigration

Scotland (9) defeats England (1) by 4-1
Singapore (15) defeats Canada (7) by 5-0
Ireland (11) defeats Hong Kong (14) by 4-1
Australia (4) defeats South Africa (12) by 5-0

Semi-finals draw

Scotland (9) v Australia (4)
Singapore (15) v Ireland (11)


August 24, 2011
Singapore defeated Ireland by 5-2
Australia defeated Scotland by 5-2

Topic was "This House believes that any region should have the right to secede if the majority of the population wish."

The Grand Final between Australia (proposing) and Singapore (opposing) is on the topic "This House believes autocracy is doomed in the age of Facebook."
August 24, 2011

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