SAASTA invites all schools with a keen interest in debating – but in this instance from a scientific stance – to enter the 2016 SAASTA National Schools Debates Competition.
Who may enter?
Learners from Grade 9 – 11 who are:
- interested in developing their scientific research and information literacy skills;
- critical thinkers; and
- willing to work as a team to present logical, clear arguments.
At least two of the learners must take science-related subjects at school.
Closing date for entries: 20 February 2016
Only 10 schools per province will be chosen.
Provincial workshops for all successful teams: 16 April 2016
Teams will attend workshops in their various provinces before start of competitions.
Provincial competitions: 14, 21 and 28 May 2016
Teams will compete against each other in their provinces.
National Final: 6 October 2016
Download the SAASTA 2016 Information Pack
Contact Lizelle de Bruin
Wordwise Media: Project Manager
Tel: 021 976 3366
Fax: 021 979 5343