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High school debating – 4. Defining topic

Defining a high school debating topic

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Secondary debating
Presented by 
Guy Suttner

This week Guy looks at the topic 'That we should ban all ads for unhealthy things'.

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High school debating – 4. Defining topic

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Defining a high school debating topic

High school debating – 1. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Elinor Stephenson

This week's topic: 'That we should punish sports clubs for the off-field behaviour of their players.'

Duration: 
7:53
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic 1
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High school debating – 2. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Maja Vasic

This week Maja Vasic defines the high school topic “That we should never allow people under 18 to use social media sites like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.” (Hint: try writing your own definition for that topic before watching and then see how you compare to a great coach!)

Duration: 
8:26
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic 2
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High school debating – 3. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Hugh Bartley

This week Hugh Bartley defines the topic: 'That the casts of Australian films and TV shows should be required to reflect the racial diversity of the population.'

Duration: 
9:48
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic – 03. With Hugh Bartley
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High school debating – 5. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo preps for the debate 'That we should have quotas for women in parliament'.

Duration: 
9:46
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic – 05. With Indigo Crossweller
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High school debating – 7. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we chat through the set-up for the topic 'That all under-12s sporting teams should be mixed gender'.

Duration: 
12:59
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic – 07. With Tony Davey
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High school debating – 8. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Sarah Jackson

This week Sarah runs through the popular 2019 topic 'That we should ban all technology from the classroom'.

Duration: 
4:44
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic – 08. With Sarah Jackson
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High school debating

High school debating – 1. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

Exploring a useful framework for quickly writing and explaining an argument.

Duration: 
13:34
Video transcript – 
High school debate club 1
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High school debating – 1. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Hugh Bartley

Hugh Bartley critiques then rebuts his performance in the 2015 Premier's Debating Challenge for Years 9 and 10 State Final.

Duration: 
23:58
Video transcript – 
High school debating – 1. Stop rebutting yourself!
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High school debating – 2. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we look at ways to expand and improve arguments by looking at the different stakeholders in the debate.

Duration: 
17:03
Video transcript – 
High school debate club 2
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High school debating – 2. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo critiques and then rebuts her performance in the 2015 Junior State Debating Championships State Final. (Watch the 2015 Junior State Debating Championships Final).

Duration: 
22:30
Video transcript – 
High school debating – 2. Stop rebutting yourself
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High school debating – 3. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

We explore strategies to presenting more complicated principled arguments. Email Tony with any questions or suggestions!

Duration: 
22:25
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 03. With Tony Davey
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High school debating – 3. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Alex De Araujo

Alex looks back at his speech from the 2015 Junior State Debating Championships final.

Duration: 
21:53
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 03. With Alex De Araujo
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High school debating – 4. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we look at arguments around informed consent to harms in 'banning' debates. Email us if you'd like to follow something up!

Duration: 
23:11
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 04. With Tony Davey
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High school debating – 4. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Guy Suttner

This week Guy Suttner rebuts the 2018 version of himself from the Premier's Debating Challenge for Years 11 and 12 state final.

Duration: 
23:19
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 04. With Guy Suttner
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High school debating – 5. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we talk about ways to argue that bans will or won't work in your debate. Remember, you can email us if you have any questions!

Duration: 
19:40
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 05. With Tony Davey
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High school debating – 5. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Emily Kim

This week Emily scrutinises her speech from the 2017 Years 11 and 12 state final. You can watch the full debate, it's a great one.

Duration: 
28:53
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 05. With Emily Kim
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High school debating – 6. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey and Emily Kim

With the Plain English Speaking Award springing back to life we're dedicating this week to public speaking! Emily and Tony chat through different tactics for writing and delivering a great speech.

Duration: 
19:45
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 06. With Tony Davey and Emily Kim
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High school debating – 6. Impromptu-ing with the stars – Emily Kim!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Emily Kim

With the Plain English Speaking Award springing back to life we're dedicating this week to public speaking! Watch the 2017 national champion prepare and deliver an impromptu speech!

Duration: 
9:04
Video transcript – 
Impromptu-ing with the stars – secondary public speaking – 02. With Emily Kim
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High school debating – 6. Impromptu-ing with the stars – Justin Lai!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Justin Lai

With the Plain English Speaking Award springing back to life we're dedicating this week to public speaking! Watch the 2018 national champion prepare and deliver an impromptu speech!

Duration: 
11:15
Video transcript – 
Impromptu-ing with the stars – secondary public speaking – 01. With Justin Lai
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High school debating – 6. Stop adjudicating yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Justin Lai

With the Plain English Speaking Award springing back to life we're dedicating this week to public speaking! You can't rebut a speech but Justin looks back on his one from the 2018 state final and lets you know how he'd improve it.

Duration: 
19:12
Video transcript – 
Stop adjudicating yourself – secondary public speaking – 01. With Justin Lai
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High school debating – 7. Intervening in the affairs of rogue nations

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo gives us some tips about how to handle debates about intervening in the affairs of rogue nations.

Duration: 
13:24
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 7. With Indigo Crosweller
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High school debating – 7. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Kate Jackson

This week Kate revisits and rebuts her 2013 Junior State Debating Championships speech.

Duration: 
23:12
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 7. With Kate Jackson
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High school debating – 8. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we look at how to tackle affirmative action  debates. Email us if you'd like to follow something up!

Duration: 
22:02
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 08. With Tony Davey
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High school debating – 8. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Anna-Sophia Zahar

This week Anna-Sophia travels back in time to face herself in the 2018 Premier's Debating Challenge for Year 11 Metro final.

Duration: 
21:33
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 08. With Anna-Sophia Zahar
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High school debating – 9. Debate club

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Alex De Araujo

This week Alex runs through some ways to plan your arguments around privacy.

Duration: 
12:14
Video transcript – 
High school debate club – 09. With Alex De Araujo
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High school debating – 9. Stop rebutting yourself!

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Elinor Stephenson

Elinor is back for the final episode to revisit her successful 2017 Years 11 and 12 speech.

Duration: 
24:17:00
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – secondary debating – 09. With Elinor Stephenson
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High school debating – 5. Defining a topic

Secondary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo preps for the debate 'That we should have quotas for women in parliament'.

Duration: 
9:46
Video transcript – 
Defining a high school debating topic – 05. With Indigo Crossweller
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Choral singing tips – 05. Orchestrating a song

Music teachers
Presented by 
Ian Jefferson

Adventures in orchestrating a well-known Australian song.

Duration: 
18:33
Video transcript – 
Choral singing tips with Ian – 5. Orchestrating a song
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Indian dance – 3. Semiclassical part 2

Advanced/secondary dance
Presented by 
Shyamla Eswaran

Come and explore Semiclassical Indian dance with Shyamla Eswaran. Part 2 Choreography to Chaiya Chaiya

Duration: 
19:48
Video transcript – 
Indian dance – 03. Semiclassical part 2
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Choral singing tips – 10. Note bashing part 2

Music, for teachers and students
Presented by 
Ian Jefferson

Teaching the notes and rhythms of another folk song.

Duration: 
15:09
Video transcript – 
Choral singing tips – 10. Note bashing part 2
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Primary school debating – 7. Debate club

Primary debating
Presented by 
Hugh Bartley

This week talk about characterisation in debating, and answer the question 'Who would win out of a spoon-wielding whale and a caterpillar in a helicopter?'

Duration: 
17:04
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 7. With Hugh Bartley
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Choral singing tips – 02. Exceptions, the schwa and diphthongs

Primary and lower secondary music
Presented by 
Ian Jefferson

Tutorial focusing on variations of pure vowels, the use of the schwa and a look at diphthongs.

Duration: 
12:27
Video transcript – 
Choral singing tips – 2. Exceptions, the schwa and diphthongs
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Music collection 1

Music
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Musical highlights from Schools Spectacular 2018 and In Concert 2019 featuring talented young singers and instrumentalists from NSW public schools.

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Public Speaking collection 1

Public speaking
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The final of the Multicultural Perspectives Public Speaking Competition is a highly anticipated event. Join us for Part 1 of the 2017 State Final for Years 3 and 4 students.

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Highlights collection 2

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Three weeks of Lunch Bites and there is so much talent to showcase. Here's a few to show how amazing NSW public school students are.

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NSW Premier's Reading Challenge and ARTEXPRESS collection 1

Premier's Reading Challenge and visual arts
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Join Gabrielle Tozer at the Sydney Writers' Festival as she talks about her experiences as an author, let Mick Elliott teach you how to draw the character that he created for the 2020 Premier's Reading Challenge poster and gain an insight into the creation of an ARTEXPRESS work.

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Music collection 3

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Musical highlights from Schools Spectacular 2019 and In Concert 2018 featuring talented young singers and instrumentalists from NSW public schools.

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Dance
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The 2018 State Dance Festival showcased many wonderful performances by public school ensembles from throughout NSW. Here's a small selection.

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