a ticket to the world-class universities
a practical training of academic and leadership skills
builds outstanding public speaking and communication habits
opportunity to compete with the best students from 6 continents
a wonderful way to boost your English and make new friends
creates confident, global-minded and critical citizens
Debate your way to a dream future!
Debating is not only one of the most prestigious activities at the top universities (e.g. Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, LSE), but also an essential skill for the career.
Learn how to use debating in your personal statement or CV to boost your application.
Think and Speak Academy brings debate training to an entirely new level.
It is designed to give visible, tangible results to beginners as well as experienced debaters much faster than the alternative programs.
Think and Speak Academy transforms good students into great people. We believe that every person can skyrocket their talent and potential with debate training. The secret lies in the best Polish and World trainers, individual measurement of success and stimulating environment of mindlike ambitious pupils.
How do we know we can deliver?
Our coaches and their teams are:
Polish Schools Debating Champions 2018
Polish Representation for the World Schools Championships
TOP 10 and The Best Speakers of Polish Schools Debating Championships
Semifinals of World Universities Debating Championships (EFL), 50+ international breaks
Practice-focused sessions with video recordings and the ready-to-use summaries
Polish and English groups of different levels, time and locations
personalized progress and success reports
a weekly selection of key readings from world press and research with exercises
monthly Q&A with the debating champions, graduates, and professionals who used debating skills for their benefit
See also other programs for ambitious youth from science, humanities and art.
How do we do it?
Our trainers are internationally awarded speakers, judges and coaches:
Westminster School - Debate Coach
Harrow School - Debate Coach
City of London School - Debate Coach
Latymer Upper School - Debate Coach
English Speaking Union Academy - Debate Coach
Saint Paul's Girls' School- Debate Coach
Steward Headlam Primary School - Debate Coach
Sir William Burrough Primary School - Debate Coach
London Open - Best ESL team (a speaker)
Oxford IV - Advanced to Semifinals (a speaker)
LSE Schools - Chief Adjudicator
Warwik IV - Chief Adjudicator
KCL Pro-Am - Chief Adjudicator
Dear students and parents,
Preparing for the future has never been more difficult. The world is increasingly volatile, uncertain and complex. Moreover, the access and the competition to the best universities and jobs is tougher than ever. For example, almost all Cambridge applicants are predicted top grades, so being smart and knowledgeable is not enough or success neither in academia nor in professional life. At the same time the social and soft skills are in decline. But whatever the talent or area you are going to follow, if you want to stand out and lead, you need to be heard and listened. What to do? How to make sure that you fulfill your potential? And obviously, how to prepare for the future not just as a worker, but also as a human, citizen and changemaker?
Our experience from working with the thousands of most talented and ambitious kids in Europe says one thing: Debating is your opportunity.
Debaters achieve better exam results, are more likely to study abroad and become a PhD, they go through interviews with ease and are more critical, active and creative in an academic class. Professionally they are great team players and leaders.
All our staff believes the same. Debating has the power to transform good students into great people. I hope you will become one of them.
Founder and the Chief Trainer
Semifinalist of the World Universities Debating Championships 2016
If you are convinced,
please book your place in the Academia for the next semester.
Our staff will contact you to inform you about the next steps.
If you would like to talk
about our offer, programme and how you can benefit out of it,
please feel free to contact our Chief Coach anytime: