The Dicey Conference

Inspiring young people to debate topical issues and explore the balance between individual responsibility and the role of the state

With speakers including Shami Chakrabarti, Sir Geoffrey Dearlove and Sir Roger Bannister, 'Dicey' provides a unique, and sometimes life-changing, educational opportunity for bright sixth formers from both state and independent schools.  Small syndicate groups follow each of the four talks and 'Dicey' culminates in a ‘Question Time’ plenary session.


The McWhirter Foundation and its supporters host 'Dicey' at Trinity College Oxford with no cost to those attending. The conference encourages students think about their own role in society and think about how they might get involved with shaping Britain’s future.  Since 1975, more than 2,500 sixth formers have now attended a ‘Dicey’.

The Dicey Conference 2015: Day 1

Posted by The McWhirter Foundation on Wednesday, 18 March 2015

What a weekend!

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