Junior Young Debater Workshop

A two-day workshop for for participants aged 10 – 12 to learn how to become critical thinkers

LearningObjectives

 

Enable students to learn the fundamentals of logical reasoning & teamwork through the medium of debate.

Pre-requisites

 

No prior experience in public speaking or debate required

UpcomingDates

 

Debate course

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Summer Debate Camp I

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Summer Debate Camp II

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LearnHow To:

01

Craft strong arguments substantiated with relevant examples

02

Better understand research methods and methods for rebuttals

04

Possess greater critical thinking and junior argumentative skills

03

Deconstruct, decipher and discern fake-news.

Trainer  Profile

 

Abigail has over 5 years of experience as a debater, coach, organiser, and judge at competitive events. As a student, she won the JC Nationals (MIDC, 2014) together with Anglo-Chinese Junior College, and went on to be head coach for Tanjong Katong Girl’s School.

Abigail has over 4 years of experience as a debater, coach, organiser, and judge at competitive events. She was part of the ACJC school team who won the JC Nationals (MIDC) in 2014, and was coached by Samuel Myat San, a multi-championship title winning coach.

Our Learning Approach

Methodology

Mini-lectures, practice drills, online-pre-reading, at-home reinforcement

Lesson breakdown

25% lecture, 50% practice time, 25% individual feedback

Materials provided

Learning summary for each class, supplementary reading materials

Maximum class size

12 students

1-on-1 progress check-ins

Before, during & after the course

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