Debates in museums are getting popular!
Debate Education in Museums Across CEE project is run by polish organization, but it is getting more and more attention abroad because of partner institutions.
GIDE – Georgian Institute for Debate and Education from the very beginning of the project began introducing debates to local museums. The last international debate tournament was held at the National Center for Manuscripts.
Here is a transcript from the TV news channel in Georgia:
0:00 – 0:06 The award ceremony of pupils participating in the international debate tournament was held at the National Center for Manuscripts.
0:06 – 0:12 Debate club members of various schools from all over Georgia participated in the contest.
0:12 – 0:20 The event is organized by the Georgian Institute for Debate and Education. The project Debates for Better Education is supported by the Gudavadze-Patarkatsishvili Foundation.
Tinatin Tsertsvadze – Chair of the Board of Georgian Institute for Debate and Education (GIDE)
0:31 – 0:44 Today, here at the museum, we had an award ceremony for the pupils who managed to pass all the stages of the contest in order to participate in the international debate tournament.
0:44 – 0:56 This project is supported by the Gudavadze-Patrakatsishvili Foundation and includes various clubs throughout Georgia actively working for already the second year in a row.
Zurab Kervalishvili – Director of Gudavadze-Patarkatsishvili Foundation
0:56 – 1:03 Gudavadze-Patrakatsishvili Foundation actively supports this project - Debates for Better Education – which aims to set up local debate clubs in schools, including regional schools, and train teachers to further teach debate techniques.
Lali Kalandadze – Head of the General Education Management and Development Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
1:19 – 1:27 We are pleased to be able to continuously plan activities for non-formal education during this pandemic. It was important for us to cooperate with the debate organization in the framework of the signed memorandum with the Ministry of Education, and of course I wish great success to the Georgian pupils.
Sophio Khonelia – Debate club member
1:39 – 1:48 I am happy to be a part of this international debate tournament and I think we should do everything to achieve success.