Despite the best efforts of the Government, the British electorate voted to exit the European Union on 23 June 2016.
This result did not reflect the wishes of many young people in our country.
This conference is aimed at adults who wish to guide children towards being active in public life.
The speakers will cover the following issues:
1) Rhetoric: this was an important part of the school curriculum in previous generations, but in recent years has been neglected and misunderstood. Is it time to bring it back, albeit in a modern way?
2) Everybody theoretically has a voice, but only those who can communicate clearly will be listened to.The second purpose is to make teachers, academics and other professionals aware of how young people can acquire the skills need to operate in public life.
The third purpose is to provide a platform for speakers who have a message that need to be taken to schools and colleges.
Why do the independent schools manage to have so many MPs? Where do young people learn the skills of public speaking? What can we do to equip young people with the skills to take part in public life? Is the debate culture elitist, and would a TED talk style be more appropriate?
Who should attend?