Richard was a teacher in State Sector Secondary Schools for nearly 40 years and introduced his school to Debating Matters in its Pilot Year. Since ‘retiring’ he’s been a counsultant in various schools as well as working in the voluntary sector - primarily as an Advocate for people with severe Learning Disabilities and as a Guide at the National Maritime Museum.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
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
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.