Inter Schools English Debating commences today

A milestone in Southern English education

The Provincial Department of Education along with the Apex Business Academy has organized WeDebate 2018 - an inter school English debating competition in down South with the preliminary rounds to be conducted in Galle and Matara districts from March 9 to 12. Apex Business Academy proudly stands today as the pioneering CIMA education provider in down South and the only local partner for British Council in Sri Lanka.

‘WeDebate - Battle of the Brains 2018’ is unique inter school English

debating competition to be held in down South under the patronage of Southern Province Education Department. Apex Business Academy, the forerunner in secondary, tertiary and professional education in the South joined hands with the British Council and CIMA Sri Lanka in conducting this milestone event, aiming to enhance the use of English language, presentation and public speaking skills in students while building up mutual friendship among the schools in the region.

Altogether nine school teams from the Galle district and seven school teams from the Matara district are expected to debate at the inaugural ‘WeDebate - Battle of the Brains’ competition. The organizers are expected to conduct the event annually attracting more schools in the future. The grand finale will be held in Matara towards the end of May in the presence of representatives from leading financial and other commercial institutes, provincial Education Department, sponsors along with school Principals, teachers, parents, students and many distinguished guests.

Participating schools:

From the Galle district: Sanghamitta Vidyalaya, Richmond College, Mahinda College, Southlands College, St. Aloysius College, Sacred Heart Convent, Siridhamma College, The International School, Janadhipathi Balika Vidyalaya.

From the Matara district: Sujatha Vidyalaya, Rahula College, St. Mary’s Convent, St.Thomas’ Boys School, St. Thomas’ Girls School, St. Servatius’ College, Mahinda Rajapaksha School

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