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Research and preparation are important parts of debating. On this page, you will find information, resources and videos for young people to help you to research, understand the stages of the programme and to get the most from participating in the Concern Debates!
Just joined the Concern Debates team and not sure what to expect? Check out our final from 2023 and an online training video for the 2023-2024 competition.
Resources and Materials
Find information below about how to structure a speech, tips on what adjudicators are looking for and some ideas to help you and your teammates prepare!
We would strongly encourage you look at the materials below as it will help you to develop as a debater!
You can also find information about the Sustainable Development Goals which link to your debate topics, as well as information about our country programmes!
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