December, 2020

Fri04Dec19:3020:30Fully BookedDebate and Public Speaking (Upper Primary)Duration: 3 weeks19:30 - 20:30

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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.


(Friday) 19:30 - 20:30


BajiBaji is a junior in Yale College studying Economics and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration (ER&M). On campus he competes with the Yale Mock Trial Association, coaches with the Advanced Debate Institute, and conducts health economics research. In high school at Choate Rosemary Hall, he served as the co-captain of the school’s debate team and vice president of the Model UN team. This efforts led him to represent the USA at the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championship (WIDPSC) in Cape Town, South Africa and to the final stage of the National High School Ethics Bowl Tournament. He believes that debate education should expand far outside of the activity itself and prepare students to speak confidently and passionately on issues that matter to them.

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