A detailed introduction to Flashpoint is available here: Flashpoint_Introduction
A sample knowledge pack is available here: SampleKnowledgePack
The training programme includes two ‘knowledge packs’, constructed by Flashpoint tutors.
- 15 common debate motions, divided into subject areas such as domestic politics, the environment, international relations and economics.
- Related news articles to provide contextual knowledge
- Full breakdown of sample definitions and arguments on both proposition and opposition.
- Core subject areas are designed to relate to the Liberal Studies syllabus.
- Explains various debating styles, the World Schools debating format, the British Parliamentary format, etc., including introductions to speaker roles, features such as points of information (POIs) and so on.