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Incandescent! British debate seminar in Kyoto 2014 will be held!

Announcement of “Incandescent! British Debating Seminar in Kyoto 2014”

 We will invite debaters from top universities such as the University of Oxford and graduate students from their home countries to hold seminars to learn the appeal of parliamentary debates. On the day of the event, model debates and workshops will be held, and we plan to introduce debate learning methods and interact with British students.

Name Incandescent! British debate seminar in Kyoto 2014
date and time October 7, 2014 (Tue) 18:30-21:00 (Admission free)
venue Campus Plaza Kyoto
Target audience Junior and senior high school students, university students, junior high school and university faculty members who are interested in debate, and other people related to education
Organizer University Consortium Kyoto , Public Interest Incorporated Foundation Eiken Association of Japan
Support Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education, Kyoto City Board of Education, English Union of Japan (ESUJ),
British Council
Teacher Makiko Okada (Executive Director, English Federation of Japan)
Tomoki Nakagawa (Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University)
UK Debate Team 4 members
University of Oxford, King’s College, University of London, University of Warwick, etc.


 Registration: Pre-registration is now closed as we have reached capacity.


What you can do at the debate seminar

・Learn the basics of parliamentary debate.
・You can watch the top-level debates in the UK.
・You can learn about the multifaceted perspective, logical thinking ability, problem-solving ability, and communication ability required of global human resources.
・You can learn how to speak and how to prepare for a speech through workshops.
・Exchanges with top British debaters

*What is a Parliamentary Debate? As the name suggests, a Parliamentary Debate is a debate that imitates the format of the British parliament. It is widely recognized around the world, including , and it is asked how flexibly you can work on familiar topics on the spot, how you can organize discussions, how you can attract the audience, and how you can persuade them of your position. A very effective educational method for developing comprehensive abilities (logical thinking ability, problem solving ability, communication ability, communication ability, presentation ability, etc.) necessary for global human resources who are in demand right now. It is attracting attention as

Eiken Association of Japan Debate Seminar Secretariat
Email: support-kokusai@eiken.or.jp Person in charge: Taira, Minamino