Social Impact

Some of the impact Debate Mate has observed based the development and delivery of our Core Programme:

Students become more engaged with, and understand the value of, learning.
Schools reporting a substantial positive impact on the culture of the school.
A reduction in truancy, anti-social behaviour, and involvement in ‘gang’ culture.
Disadvantaged young people acquiring the skills needed for employment.
Greater acceptance of and respect for others.
The adoption of debating skills-learning in UK state schools.
For our full evaluation result please see our Annual Report 2021/22
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