Events

Membership in the Burnet News Club includes access to events run by The Economist Educational Foundation. We run a unique interactive annual events and we host an Awards Ceremony every year at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the best of the club. Other events include training workshops for teachers and visits to schools that earn the title 'Thought Leader' throughout the year. Our next event, Agora, will take place on November 13th 2020 and is available to all schools.

Upcoming events

Agora 2020

13 November 2020

One day. One big issue. Your decision counts. Agora is an interactive one-day event that brings together schools across the UK to discuss an issue and make a big decision.

Past events

Burnet News Club Awards Ceremony 2020

02 July 2020

Winning School: Hammond Junior School
Teacher of the Year Award: Hamda Sheikh from Preston Manor School

Issue 5 Thought Leader: Achimota Basic School, Ghana

10 June 2020

Issue 4 Thought Leader: Hammond Junior School

19 April 2020

Issue 3 Thought Leader: Birchwood C of E Primary School

31 March 2020

Issue 2 Thought Leader: Space Exploration

19 December 2019

The Thought Leader for Issue 2 is Noel Park Primary School.

Issue 1 Thought Leader: Hong Kong in Crisis

04 November 2019

Graveney School were our first Thought Leader of this year!

Issue 6 Thought Leader: the Climate Emergency

22 July 2019

Faringdon Community College were the final Thought Leaders of the year.

Issue 5 Thought Leader: Trump's Wall

27 June 2019

The Thought Leader for Issue 5 is Morley Newlands Academy.

Burnet News Club Awards Ceremony 2019

18 June 2019

Winning School: Boutcher C of E Primary School
Teacher of the Year Award: Michael Baker from Faringdon Community College