PEOPLE

  • Jeff Collins

    Formerly Assistant Headteacher, Holywell High School

    Jeff has been coaching debaters and public speakers for many years in North Wales and is currently the English-Speaking Union`s Organiser for its annual Years 10/11 Public-Speaking competition. In his teaching career he has taught Advanced Level Politics, History and Sociology at three large comprehensive schools. He is a founder member of the Association of History Teachers in Wales and holds masters degrees from the universities of Bangor and Sheffield. In 2000 he was awarded a Lampl Teacher Fellowship to Corpus Christi College, Oxford and since that time he’s has also served on Oxford University`s History Schools Liaison Committee. Jeff`s main interests are the theatre, current affairs, walking and watching Wales play rugby.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2015/16

DEBATE: Religious Freedom

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2015/16

DEBATE: HS2

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2012/13

DEBATE: Boozy Britain

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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