Institute of Ideas & Pfizer Debating Matters Competition

The Academy of Ideas and Pfizer Debating Matters Competition is a new style of national debating competition for sixth form students.The fresh and engaging Debating Matters format is injecting new life into schools debating.

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Activist Revival or aimless hyper-activism?

"As ever, the Battle of Ideas is full of stimulating and lively argument. It's fun to be able to clash robustly in a good-humoured atmosphere."
Martin Wright, Editor in chief, Green Futures