For students who have no competitive debate experience. This program helps students improve confidence and speaking skills, to potentially join a high speech and/or debate team — or just for enrichment.
For students currently competing or who will compete next school year in Public Forum Debate, a two-person team debate where students debate a national topic that changes throughout the school year.
For students currently competing or who will compete next school year in Congressional Debate or Model Congress, where students write, propose, and debate legislation, employing parliamentary procedure.
For students who have little to no competitive policy debate experience who will compete next school year in Policy Debate, a two-person, team debate event where students debate an annual national topic on implementing domestic and/or international policy.
NEW in 2024! The World Schools division of the Harvard Debate Workshops is designed for all levels of students inclusive of those just beginning their journey into World Schools debating to those with an experience level that allows them to position themselves for consideration on the national teams that might represent their nation at the World Schools Debating Championship