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The DAV is a non-profit association which exists to promote debate. It is the peak debating body in Victoria and runs large competitions for adults and for schools across Victoria. It provides training and resources for debaters, teachers and adjudicators.

Registration - 2022 Teacher In-services

In 2022, there will be two Inservice days for school teachers, librarians, debating coordinators, and anyone interested in debating.

Download the 2022 brochure.

The first program to be held on Friday 25 February at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, Little Collins St, Melburne is intended for secondary school staff.

Sessions will cover:

  • Introduction to Debating
  • Introduction to Adjudication
  • Advanced Debating Strategy
  • The second program to be held on Wednesday 9 March at the Savoy on Little Collins, Little Collins St. Melbourne includes an afternoon session for primary school staff.

    Sessions will cover:

  • Introduction to Debating
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Primary School Debating
  • PRICING INFORMATION

    $210 if attending all 3 sessions on either day.

    $150 for any two sessions.

    $80 for single sessions.

    Discounts available for multiple staff from the same school.

  • Teacher resources, arrival tea/coffee, morning tea and lunch provided for all attendees.

  • Click here to register. Registration closes one week prior to each session.