The debate club at Hackney Community College has been awarded a grant by the local grant maker the East End Community Foundation. The grant is to create and develop the club at the college which runs for a couple of hours every Wednesday afternoon teaching debate to disadvantaged young people.
All international participants of the IDEA Debate Exchange have now left Sofia. After the final day of the Exchange on Monday the 1st, and sightseeing for some on the 2nd of August, the event is now over.
Join Goran Kostovski and IDEA UK for Art and Design for Advocacy at Rich Mix on the 4th AugustIn this hands on one day workshop learn how to design and draw your own comic strip. Experiment and collaborate to develop comics, zines or cartoons that gets your message out into the world. Visualise your voice with comics!Adverts, and propaganda posters, show how images can be used effectively to get across a message, an idea, or a brand.
Participants at the IDEA Debate Exchange in Sofia have started their final training day today. They are discussing ways to use debate for youth advocacy, and ways to make youth participate more with their projects, but also learn more about advanced training skills, budgeting and coaching.
How do you organise a debate tournament, what is effective pr, how do you judge and what are basic training skills you need? What are good ways to use debate for promotion of critical skills, and how do games and theatre help debate training?These and more were the questions participants grappled with at the third edition of the IDEA Debate Exchange in Sofia.