It is debatable

24 high schools to partake in the MTC and Energy FM high school debate high school competition under the theme “critical and creative thinking impacting academic excellence.

13 February 2018 | Education

Tunohole Mungoba

Launched 6 February, Mobile Telecommunications Namibia (MTC) partnered with Energy 100FM to launch the competition. The communication seeks to stimulate and advance the principal of critical and creative thinking to realise academic excellence amongst learners.

Speaking at the launch, deputy minister of education, Anne Nghipondoka thanked MTC and Energy 100 FM for the initiative. “It enables them to elucidate their standpoint through utilizing rhetorical eloquence. It instils in debaters a great sense of poise and confidence. It teaches them the skills of researching, organizing and presenting information in a compelling fashion,” she says.

“I am told that you will be debating over 50 motions between February and July 2018 which includes youth and education, politics and citzenships, business and economic development, gender issues and advancement of women, equality, human rights, culture and heritage, justice and health to mention but a few topics.”

MTC’s Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs , Tim Ekandjo says they are supporting this initiative because “we believe in empowering Namibians to debate openly, enabling them to become less narrow-minded, to look at all sides of an argument to provide scope and structure and in practice to develop the art of public speaking and rhetoric.”

Listeners are encouraged to tune into Energy 100FM every Tuesday and Thursday from 14:00 from 6 March to July 2018.

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