We are now taking registrations for the Concern Debating Programme 2023-2024.

The Concern Primary Debates Programme is a fun educational programme run by ESCI centres in conjunction with Ireland’s largest NGO, Concern Worldwide. The programme is open to senior primary students.

What are the aims of the programme?

1. Promote a deeper awareness and understanding of the global issues affecting the lives of millions of people in the developing world.

2. To provide students with a public forum to develop skills in research, critical thinking and debating.

3. To encourage students and teachers to become lifelong advocates on issues relating to development, poverty and human rights.

Please see  information documents below regarding this programme.

If your school would like to take part please register your interest by filling in the attached registration form and return to Mary Savage marys@metc.ie on or before Friday 15th September.