Oliver Blackley

Oliver started debating competitively at the University of Kent, and was president of their debating society for two years. In London, after receiving an MSc in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) he worked for DebateMate, teaching debating to primary and secondary school children in local schools and taking teams to prestigious schools-level competitions. He brings with him a world of expertise and experience coaching both young adults and children debating and public speaking in World Schools and British Parliamentary debating. At KYP, Oliver teaches Debate, Critical Writing, Global Thinking, and Creative Writing.


Oliver can be reached at oliver@kellyyang.edu.hk.