This morning I received a letter from one of the learners I coach. She asked ,”Mr Mash… I wanted to ask if we’ll ever have debating again?” After I took a deep breathe , I was relieved to respond, “Yes, there is debating again…”Continue reading Director’s Note
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Results from SA Junior Trials
SA Junior Trials was hosted on Discord from 5 January 2021 – 7 January 2021. Six rounds of debating together with several hours in selection meetings culminated in the announcement of the SA Junior team and the SA Junior Development team on Sunday afternoon.Continue reading Results from SA Junior Trials
Junior Motions from SA Junior Trials
This house would lift the veil of incorporation for directors of multi-national corporations for violations of labour laws/workers’ rights by their companies in developing countries.
Results from SA Senior Trials
The South African Schools Debating Board (SASDB) senior coaches hosted SA Senior Trials on 15 January 2021 via Discord. Debaters from all over South Africa joined in on the call to vie for the coveted spots on the SA teams.Continue reading Results from SA Senior Trials
Senior Motions from SA Senior Trials
This house would suspend all elections in times of severe health crises.
This house believes that countries with booming populations should allocate every adult a single trade-able permit to have a child.
Results from SANSDC 2020 (Online)
After much consultation with provinces, the South African National Schools Debating Championship 2020 was hosted online via Discord. The championship took place across many locations in South Africa from 15 December – 20 December. The Limpopo team made the Polokwane City Library their home for the duration of the national tournament. Many thanks to Ms Maurdy Dunster for accommodating us there. 📝 Senior tab | Junior TabContinue reading Results from SANSDC 2020 (Online)
Senior Motions from SANSDC 2020 (Online)
This house would ban sports where the main purpose is to inflict pain
(e.g. boxing, martial arts).
Junior Motions from SANSDC 2020 (Online)
This house would disallow children form joining religions until they were adults.
This house regrets the rise of slacktivism.
Provincial Debaters for SANSDC 2020 (Online)
The South African National Schools Debating Championship took place from 15 December till 20 December. The tournament was hosted online using Discord, a voice-over-internet protocol (VOiP) application favoured for its low data usage.Continue reading Provincial Debaters for SANSDC 2020 (Online)
Mokopane Launches First Debating League
Mokopane English Comprehensive School (MECS) and Mokopane Academic School of Excellence (MACE) hosted the very first debating league in the town. The league is a joint effort between schools and the Limpopo Schools Debating Association (LSDA).Continue reading Mokopane Launches First Debating League