This debating forum laid focus on fostering awareness and allowed in-depth discussions on Political Border Security & SDG Aware Schools, Curriculums as the broader themes
SAI International School, a CBSE board school in the country hosted the 3rd edition of the SAI Global Debate on Saturday, 28 January 2023 to engage young learners in instilling the 21st century skills of critical thinking, communication and collaboration. This mega online debate competition received participation from over 45 schools and 8 countries across the globe such as Dubai, South Africa, Morocco, Ghana, Namibia, Oman (Muscat), Pakistan & India – with 3 schools each from Dubai & Pakistan; 2 schools from South Africa, over 26 schools from India and one school each from Morocco, Namibia, Ghana & Muscat.
This debating forum laid focus on fostering awareness and allowed in-depth discussions on Political Border Security & SDG Aware Schools, Curriculums as the broader themes followed this year. The opening ceremony was graced by Keynote Speaker Paul Ellis, Head of Teaching & Learning, Cambridge Assessment International Education and Dr Silpi Sahoo, Chairperson, SAI International Education Group, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Critical thinkers and orators from national & international schools across the world, engaged in rounds of deliberations under 3 debating formats, namely Argumentative, Turncoat and Extempore in six breakout rooms simultaneously. They were judged upon content, accuracy, clarity, body language, expression and many more.