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Where young people share their opinions and join global discussions on the issues they're learning about during a Topical Talk Festival.

Next Festival: October 31st – December 16th 2022

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Topical Talk provides trustworthy ready-to-use lesson materials, made by expert teachers at The Economist Educational Foundation in collaboration with world-leading Economist journalists.

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I wasn't really sceptical about the news and believed almost everything I read but it has taught me that not everything is true. I love sharing ideas and listening to others. It's very educational and helps me get involved in the news. It has also helped my writing and confidence.