We are pleased to announce the launch of the NSDC 2014 website (http://nsdc2014.org.za/) and that nationals will be taking place in Stellenbosch this year! Watch this space for news as the tournament approaches.
News from the Gauteng Schools’ Debating Board:
It is with great excitement that we would like to announce our first annual GSDB fundraiser. The details are as follows:
WHEN: 22 August 2014 WHERE: Constitution Hill, Women’s Gaol Atrium COST: Tickets are R250 pp RSVP: Proof of payment to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 20 August 2014
TICKETS INCLUDE: Refreshments, panel discussion and access to the auction
BANKING DETAILS: Found at http://gautengdebating.wix.com/gsdbfundraiser#!donate/c1ghi
TOPIC: Interactions between business and society
Guest speakers will include Adv Kevin Malunga (Deputy Public Protector), Gareth Cliff and some of our brightest speakers.
More details can be found at http://gautengdebating.wix.com/gsdbfundraiser.
Please pass this along to your network – the more money we raise at this event, the more we can help you and your children.
The South African Schools Debating Board is pleased to welcome Tristan von Zahn to the NEC as our new chief adjudicator! Tristan will serve as CA for the board and for the National School Debating Championships held this December in the Western Cape. We are excited to work with him and we are sure he will be an excellent addition to our board.
We would also like to thank Paida Mangondo for his hard work as CA over the last two years. Paida has put in many hours of effort on the adjudication side of national debating and he will be missed!
The South African Schools Debating Board invites all suitable candidates to apply for the position of assistant national Junior Team coach. One assistant coach position has been opened.
- Assist in training the trials squad. A training camp will be held from the 21st to 23rd March 2014.
- Act as a national selector at junior trials. Trials will be over the June 16 long weekend on Saturday the 14th, Sunday the 15th and Monday the 16th.
- Coach as well as accompany the SA Junior team on an international tour in 2014.
- Assist in the training of the South African Junior team in advance of their 2014 Tournament.
- Your name and contact details
- A brief CV indicating your past involvement in debating
- A brief written motivation
The SASDB is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Dunn and Saul Musker as the shadow coaches of the 2014 South African Schools Debating Team. They will assist the head coach in training the team, as well as developing their own coaching skills. We are also excited to announce that Phiwe Salukazana has been selected as the SA Junior Team head coach, newly formed this year.
We wish all of our coaching staff the best of luck with training and competition this year! We know they will do us proud.