Friday, March 23, 2012

Heated Debate!

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It seems the three occasions where the normally quiet and reserved Timothy Girls to ‘come out of their shells’ are sporting activities, music/drama presentations, and debates!  Today they had a Friday afternoon debate in the dining hall and they surprised us with their well articulated arguments and their passion to defend their positions.
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Debating is a very popular activity in Ugandan schools, as it gives the students opportunity to practice their oral English skills and develops clear and critical thinking.
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If today’s debate is any indication, these young women have great potential to become effective leaders in important discussions in this country!
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