ESB Level 1 Award in Debating gives late primary and early secondary school pupils an opportunity to endorse their talent for debating and improve their skills. Debating is an essential life skill and an aid to develop soft skills such as critical thinking, teamwork and leadership. All of ESB’s schools qualifications are mapped to the UK National Curriculum and are proven to increase attainment and confidence in speaking and listening.
Debate a motion (own choice – see guidance for suitable examples), demonstrating evidence of research and understanding.Close
Show effective communication skills (both verbal and non-verbal).Close
Structure your work efficiently, using effective introductions and conclusions, linking and summarising.Close
Demonstrate listening skills and teamwork, using rebuttal, counter argument and points of information where appropriate.Close
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