Why Debate?

Debate is an academic activity that offers a variety of benefits and develops a series of skills fundamentl to succesfull professionals.

Students that engage in debate develop analytical, critical thinking, public speaking, research, writing and summarizing and effective communication skills in a way that very few if any other activity can provide.

Students who become debaters are extremely well qualified citizens that can understand, analyze and design innovative solutions to complex problems.

Debaters learn to exchange ideas and to accept other's points of view.

Colegio Bilingüe New Horizon's principles of excellence, flexibility, perseverance and innovation are aligned with the skillset needed for effective debate.

Our school is also committed to developing a debate cultural in our country, which is articulated through our Model UN and Speech and Debate Clubs as well through a debate elective class and Summer Camps and Trainings such as this one.