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Topical Talk Festival 2024

Topical Talk Festivals are packed with inspiring activities, online events and awards for thoughtful conversations and ideas. Students are invited to learn from, and exchange ideas with, a host of international peers and topic experts. From January 22nd to March 28th, young people from across the globe came together to compare their perspectives on top news stories for Topical Talk Festival 2024.

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Quite simply, the programme has been a revelation. Every week, new and interesting resources are produced, all of which go hand-in-hand with relevant and appropriate termly topics. These are accessible to all learners: they are bespoke, carefully thought-out and allow students to improve across a number of key skills.

Michael Baker, Farringdon Community Academy, UK
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