Over 50 students throughout South Australia participated in the Senior Debating Workshops, which were held during March. These workshops aim to prepare students for debating in the SADA's senior grades but also form the basis of selection for the South Australian Schools' State Debating Team. The top 12 debaters from these workshops are selected to participate in further trials. The SADA commends the following students for their selection in the final 12:
After watching the above students take part a number of highly competitive debates last weekend, the State Team Coaches have finalised the State Team squad, which consists of:
These students will now undertake intensive training in the lead up to the 2012 National Schools' Debating Championships, which will be held in Tasmania in August.
We hope that all students enjoyed the Senior Debating Workshops and look forward to following the progress of the State Team over the coming months.
The 2012 UniSA SADA Schools' Competition Program is now available here. Please take the time to read the Program, which contains information regarding a number of important changes to the UniSA SADA Schools' Competition.
The SADA is pleased to launch its new website, developed with Adelaide design agency Plastyk Studios. We hope that you will find the website informative and enjoyable to use.
The website contains information about the SADA's events, competitions and debating more generally. The website will be updated regularly and will serve as a the primary point of communication between the SADA and its stakeholders.
Please check the website often to keep abreast of developments in the UniSA SADA Schools' Competition.