Middle & High School Debate (Beginner) - Point Avenue

Middle & High School Debate (Beginner)

Debate | Age 11-16

Course Overview

Point Avenue’s Middle & High School Debate (Beginner) is a course that aims to nurture future leaders and their ability to think critically, collaborate, express and share their ideas in a powerful manner. Throughout the term, students will be exposed to a variety of debating styles, with a particular focus on World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) and Asian Parliamentary (AP) formats.

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About this Course

  • 11-16 years old

  • 17 weeks

    3 hours / week

  • 51 hours

Course Objectives

  • Define the purpose and structure of competitive Parliamentary Debating
  • Express their opinions using the Argumentation and Refutation structure
  • Distinguish the different roles and responsibilities of the First, Second, Third, and Reply Speaker
  • Utilize two brainstorming techniques in generating ideas: the Need Practicality Impact (NPI) Analysis and Stakeholder Analysis
  • Collaborate with their classmates in a tournament structure


  • Debate For All - Introduction to Debate: explores the basics of the academic sport of debate to include 21st-Century Skills, parliamentary debate format, argumentation, refutation, speaker roles, and methods of brainstorming


  • Cau Giay Campus

    2nd & 3rd floor CT1 Building, Yen Hoa Park View, Cau Giay Dist., Ha Noi

    024 3201 1841 , 024 3381 2288

  • Long Bien Campus

    60 Chu Huy Man St., Sai Dong New Urban Area, Long Bien Dist., Ha Noi

    024 3204 7055 , 024 3204 7366

  • Bangkok Campus

    MBK Center, 6th floor, Zone D (Learning Hub, 444 Phaya Thai Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

    +66 2 105 3380