IMWA (Indian Muslim Welfare Association, Kuwait) conducted an inter-school debate competition, EDUMEET 2019 at SIMS (Salmiya Indian Model School) on 3 May with the debate centered on the topic “Is our current education system preparing our children for a better future?”
The debaters from Indian Educational School (IES) delivered their thoughtful speeches and answers, which earned them the overall debate championship 2019-20.
The debate was judged by a panel of professionals as debaters from 8 schools participated. 18 contestants, 2 representing each school and an additional home team from IMWA took part in the debate for both against and for the motion. The judges intensely questioned the debaters as they tested their knowledge of the topic and their quick thinking.
IES was represented by two of its exemplary debaters –Liana Maria Joseph from grade 11 and Joel George from grade 12.
They were declared the winners of the competition with Liana Joseph securing the first position and Joel George as the first runner up. The IMWA EDUMEET organizers congratulated the winners. T. Premkumar, the Principal, IES and N.K. Ramachandran Menon, the Chairman, IES congratulated the champions, and also extolled the efforts of the English Department of IES.
By Liana Maria Joseph, 11A