October, 2020

Sat03Oct09:0010:00Registration no longer availableDebate and Public Speaking (Lower Primary)Duration: 5 weeks09:00 - 10:00

Start Day

The class is held on Saturdays each week for four consecutive weeks.

Class details

The ability to communicate and persuade is a critical skill that is essential for future leaders in the 21st century, irreplaceable by machine. Being able to think creatively, analyze issues critically, speak persuasively, and present confidently will bring lifetime benefits.

This course will equip students with the ability to effectively communicate their ideas and provide access to the best public speaking teachers and resources available globally. Students will reflect on a broad range of age-appropriate topics, and will develop a deeper understanding of themselves and of others as they consider real world issues from different perspectives.

Zoom login details will be sent to you before the class commences.


(Saturday) 09:00 - 10:00


Paloma MallanPaloma is a sophomore at Barnard College of Columbia University. From a young age, Paloma was involved in theatre and the performing arts, and continued this passion throughout middle and high school, spending her summers studying theatre and performance at Interlochen Center for the Arts near Traverse City, Michigan. Paloma has competed in several model government conventions, including Harvard Model Congress and the Virginia Model General Assembly. She was elected to serve as the student representative to her county’s school board, where she got to debate real politicians about issues of educational policy, writing speeches and proposals in favor of educational reform. Paloma now works as a research assistant at Barnard College, researching college access and racial disparities in the United States. She also works as a college advisor and mentor for high-achieving, low-income students around the world.

Registration Fee

Registration is closed for this class