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We are The Debating Society where the left and the right, the north and the south, the sweet and the sour come together so they can have a freedom of expression.
Its objectives are to initiate, spark, and facilitate debate within the student body, but to always rember to "not raise your voice, improve your argument". the skills involve you:
Developing excellent oral and written communication skills.
Developing excellent critical thinking skills.
Developing effective tools for research, organization and presentation.
Developing strategies to overcome fears of public speaking.
Discovering the confidence and desire to participate in all academic classes.
Students who participate in debate programs will discover and develop the following skills:
Confidence – Belief in themselves and their abilities, and the desire to participate in all classes.
Curiosity – The passion of discovery through effective tools for research, organization and presentation.
Critical Thinking – How to explore the world through the lens of an inquisitive mind
Communication – Oral & written skills and strategies for lively yet respectful discussions & disagreements.
Control – Eliminate the fears of public speaking.
Creativity – The desire to explore, create and invent.
Camaraderie – Meet like-minded peers at tournaments and build healthy bonds of competition.
Leadership – Self-motivation and the ability to delegate assignments and manage peers.
These skills that you will gain through The Debating Society will increase your confidence and even improve your general knowledge of the world.