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Primary school debating – 4. Stop rebutting yourself!

Primary school debating – Stop rebutting yourself!

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Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Ainsley Halbmeijer

This week Ainsley Halbmeijer travels back in time to rebut her 2007 speech from the Primary Schools State Debating Championships.

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Primary school debating – Stop rebutting yourself!

Primary school debating – 1. Stop rebutting yourself!

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Elinor Stephenson

Elinor Stephenson gives feedback to and then rebuts her former self from the 2010 Primary Schools State Debating Championships Final.

Duration: 
16:17
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself
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Primary school debating – 2. Stop rebutting yourself!

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Maja Vasic

This week Maja Vasic gives feedback to and then rebuts her former self from the 2013 Primary Schools State Debating Championships Final. Watch the 2013 debate.

Duration: 
17:49
Video transcript – 
Primary school debating 2. Stop rebutting yourself
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Primary school debating – 3. Stop rebutting yourself!

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Charlie Witherdin

This week Charlie Witherdin looks back at his first affrimative speech from the 2006 Primary Schools State Debating Championships final.

Duration: 
10:36
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – primary debating – 03. With Charlie Witherdin
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Primary school debating – 5. Stop rebutting yourself

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Theodora Von Arnim

This week Thoedora revisits and rebuts her former self in the 2008 Years 5 and 6 state final.

Duration: 
12:16
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – primary debating – 05. With Theodora Von Arnim
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Primary school debating – 6. Stop rebutting yourself!

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Toby Hemmings

This week Toby rebuts his speech from the 2006 Primary Schools State Debating Championships.

Duration: 
10:33
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself – primary debating – 06. With Toby Hemmings
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Primary school debating – 7. Stop rebutting yourself!

Primary debating
Presented by 
Sarah Jackson

This week Sarah is looking back at her pro-homework speech from the 2007 Primary Schools State Debating Championships.

Duration: 
13:17
Video transcript – 
Stop rebutting yourself! – primary debating – 07. With Sarah Jackson
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Primary school debating

Primary school debating – 1. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

Explore the steps for running a debate.

Duration: 
14:07
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club 1
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Primary school debating – 1. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Hugh Bartley

This week's primary topic: 'That every class should adopt a dog or a cat as class pet.'

Duration: 
7:05
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic
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Primary school debating – 2. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we talk through what great Manner looks like in a debate. Remember, you can email Tony at debating@det.nsw.edu.au with any questions!

Duration: 
15:33
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club 2
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Primary school debating – 2. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo Crosweller defines the primary topic: 'That teachers should have to participate in all school sport and exercise classes just like students' (Hint: try writing your own definition for that topic before watching and then see how you compare to a great coach!)

Duration: 
6:25
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic 2
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Primary school debating – 3. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

We look at the simple steps to presenting a debating argument. Remember, you can always email us with any questions!

Duration: 
15:06
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 03. With Tony Davey
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Primary school debating – 3. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Alex De Araujo

Alex De Araujo defines the primary school topic: 'That parents should pay their kids whenever they help out around the house'.

Duration: 
8:39
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 03. With Alex De Araujo
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Primary school debating – 4. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we look at some easy steps to help you write and deliver smashing rebuttal. Remember, email us with any suggestions or questions!

Duration: 
17:23
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 04. With Tony Davey
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Primary school debating – 4. Defining two topics

Debating – all ages
Presented by 
Guy Suttner and Ainsley Halbmeijer

This week Guy looks at the primary school topic 'That we should ban all ads for unhealthy things' and then Ainsley workshops the high school topic 'That the voting age should be lowered to 16'

Duration: 
4:04
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 04. With Ainsley Halbmeijer
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Primary school debating – 5. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we argue about just how responsible primary school kids are. Email us if you'd like to follow something up!

Duration: 
23:24
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 05. With Tony Davey
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Primary school debating – 5. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Emily Kim

This week Emily tackles the topic 'That all homework and assignments should be done as groupwork'.

Duration: 
8:45
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 05. With Emily Kim
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Primary school debating – 6. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week we work through some plans to prepare a debate in just one hour! Email us at if you'd like some more advice!

Duration: 
31:02
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 06. With Tony Davey
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Primary school debating – 6. Defining a topic

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Indigo Crosweller

This week Indigo thinks through the tricky topic 'That schools should reward students whose grades improve with vouchers for McDonalds or KFC'.

Duration: 
5:48
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 06. With Indigo Crossweller
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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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Primary school debating – 7. Defining a topic

Primary debating
Presented by 
Kate Jackson

This week Kate helps us define 'That we should ban people under 18 from playing online games like Fortnite'.

Duration: 
4:25
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 7. With Kate Jackson
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Primary school debating – 8. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Tony Davey

This week take a close look at how the affirmative should define a topic and how the negative should react.

Duration: 
16:34
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 08. With Tony Davey
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Primary school debating – 8. Defining a topic

Primary debating
Presented by 
Anna-Sophia Zahar

This week Anna-Sophia helps us set up for the topic: 'That kids in Year 5 and above should have to get a paid job for one afternoon a week'.

Duration: 
5:41
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 08. With Anna-Sophia Zahar
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Primary school debating – 9. Debate club

Upper primary debating
Presented by 
Hugh Bartley

This week Hugh looks at how to win debates by explaining mehcanisms, and we answer the question 'Why? WHY? WHY?!?!'

Duration: 
16:44
Video transcript – 
Primary school debate club – 09. With Hugh Bartley
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Primary school debating – 9. Defining a topic

Primary debating
Presented by 
Elinor Stephenson

This week Elinor helps us set up for the topic 'That all afternoon sessions in primary school should be dedicated to creativity and arts'.

Duration: 
6:00
Video transcript – 
Defining a primary school debating topic – 9. With Elinor Stephenson
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Trumpet – 2. The most important facet of trumpet playing. Air flow and support!

Secondary advanced music
Presented by 
Craig Mitten

Mastery of the use of air support is so important for trumpet players. This video provides students with invaluable opportunites to develop good air support by implementing various articulations using a simple chromatic run. Grab your trumpet and get ready to play!

Duration: 
5:34
Video transcript – 
Trumpet – 02. Developing consistency
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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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International Jazz Day 2019 – 2. Vocal masterclass with Michael Mayo

Secondary music
Presented by 
Michael Mayo

Watch Michael Mayo as he works with Arlo Sim from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts and his performance of Nature Boy, made famous by Nat King Cole.

Duration: 
14:58
Video transcript – 
Vocal masterclass with Michael Mayo
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Trumpet – 1. Covering all your bases

Secondary advanced music
Presented by 
Craig Mitten

Using various articulations to get the most benefit out of practicing your exercises, studies and performance pieces.

Duration: 
16:18
Video transcript – 
Covering all of your bases
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Solo vocal workshop – 2. What we do when we need to sing and don’t feel 100%

Advanced upper secondary music
Presented by 
Charmaine Gibbs

This is the second video in a series of choral workshops for secondary students who love to sing!

Duration: 
17:14
Video transcript – 
Solo vocal workshop – 2. What to do when we need to sing but don't feel 100%
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Music composition – 1. Out of this world!

Senior High School music
Presented by 
Adrian Hallam

Are you staring into space wondering how to get started on your HSC composition? Sydney composer, Adrian Hallam, has some great tips on how to start your compositional journey!

Duration: 
9:22
Video transcript – 
Music composition – 01. Out of this world!
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Characterisation – 11. Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

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Konstantin Stanislavski’s system of acting to create believable characters

Secondary drama
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Jane Simmons

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Characterisation – 10. Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

Characterisation

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Konstantin Stanislavski fundamental questions

Secondary drama
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Music collection 2

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

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NSW Premier's Reading Challenge and ARTEXPRESS collection 3

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Join Rafief Ismail and Jenna Guillaume at the Sydney Writers' Festival as they talk about their experiences as authors for the 2019 Premier's Reading Challenge, and gain an insight into the creation of an ARTEXPRESS work.

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Drama collection 2

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These two performances by secondary school groups show us that a sense of humour lives on in our youth. Enjoy these drama items from the 2018 State Drama Festival.

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We can learn so much from our young people. These four performances by infants/primary school groups from the 2018 State Drama Festival give plenty of food for thought.

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Dance collection 3

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

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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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