Updated : 2020/04/08 【High School Parliamentary Debate Union of Japan: HPDU of Japan 】 Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the competition was replaced by online. The conventions of high school debate were enabling, at times even creating, our divisive culture. From 2009 to 2017 Parli.org was the central website for high school parliamentary debate. 【HPDU Competition 2020: Results】 Grand-Finalist: Senior High School at Otsuka, University of Tsukuba Rankings will be updated at least twice a month on this website. For school rankings, click here. The Parliamentary Debate World Conference & Competition assembles young leaders from Japan and across the globe to discuss the most relevant social, political, ethical, and environmental issues of our era through the medium of parliamentary debate. To understand how high school debate went awry, you would have to … Debate topics of interest to high school students range from human cloning and animal testing to changing the legal voting age. Parliamentary procedure for junior and high schools By Ann Macfarlane | May 2, 2019 This week I had the pleasure of presenting Jurassic Parliament to Kate Plesha’s student government class at Roosevelt High School. Senior students present a parliamentray debate on ‘Reservation for the backward classes should be continued for the next 10 years’. Parliamentary Debate. A debater must provide a logically structured and reasoned argument concerning a topic with a clear conclusion. Parliamentary debate differs from American Debate. Thoroughly selected based on their applications, the 24 English proficient high school teams (composed by 3 students and 1 accompanying... Read more » In competitive parliamentary debating, each round of debate has a different topic announced just before the debate begins. A history of high school parliamentary debate from 2012-2018. welcome to The Archive. Debate, in an academic sense, is a disciplined form of arguing toward a person or team of people. For middle school students, debate topics may include the abolishment of statewide testing or whether school uniforms should be required. Parliamentary debates are more oratorical, witty, and more audience centric. Heckling as opposed to cross examination is the norm. If rankings are published on parliamentarydebate.org and are still missing points, missing teams, or other inaccuracies, please email the Web Director at npdlboard+WEBDIRECTOR@gmail.com.