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Topical Talk gives you free teaching resources for weekly classroom discussions about current affairs. Our trustworthy, ready-to-use resources are made by expert teachers in collaboration with world-leading journalists and fact-checkers from The Economist newspaper.

Each week, use a 1-hour resource to explore a current story in the headlines. You can learn more about Topical Talk resources here.

Filter by length: 6-hours to find Topical Talk Special Editions - packages of six lessons that unpick a topical issue in more detail.

Filter by category: Topical Talk Toolkit to find additional support materials for you and your students.

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