Attention: Debaters and Science Educators

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.

Important dates?

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

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