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A word is the greatest weapon of a man.
Debates will help you in many ways. People, who work in different fields of business, policy or science, use the debate technique to make and to support their decisions. Even without knowing, probably you have already taken parts in informal debates. Students, who have mastered this skill, learn to think critically, to explore various issues and to persuade listeners. No matter whether you participate in a debate for fun, or develop useful skills, the debate will open you a lot of opportunities.
There are several reasons for need to debate. The most important thing is the ability to debate will be useful in your life. They will help you to develop critical thinking. They will teach you to look at things from different points of view, to question the facts and ideas, to build a logical argument and to persuade. You will learn to communicate.
A person needs all these skills in our world. In order to achieve a lot in science and professional life, it is necessary to be able to present self points of view and to parry opponents’ arguments. As citizens of a democratic republic, while learning debate, you develop the ability to understand political events and defend their points of view. Students around the world learn a lot during the debates. However, if you ask them why they do it, they will say that debates are great fun. Team members become friends. Debate opens opportunities for new meetings and communications.
The great tradition.
Debate has roots in ancient Greece, where it was an important element of democracy. In Athens, citizens debated the pros and cons of proposed laws, students learnt to argue and analyzed issues from different points of view in order to better understand them. In the Middle Ages in Europe, there were courses of oratory and debate in the education system. In the early history of the U.S. debate rooted in universities. During the presidential elections in 1960, the first televised debates between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon drew attention to the debate again. Now debate is taught in schools and universities all around the world.
Debate Club "Progress" has been created and is operated by the Innovative University of Eurasia for student to involve them in public life, to teach them the art of public speaking, to develop debate movement in Pavlodar.
The main tasks of the InEU DC:
- Studying of public speaking
- Promotion of the state language
- Making conditions for student to involve them in public life
- Student participation in the InEU debate tournaments of different levels
- Organization of tournaments, championships, demonstration games among students on the basis of InEU.
There are two leagues that operate in InEU debate club structure:Kazakh and Russian.
- The chairman of the InEU debate Club is Eleousov Adlet.
- The chairman of the InEU Kazakh League DC - Abdanbekov Arman.
- The chairman of the InEU Russian League DC - Hamitov Abilhan.
InEU DC’s activists: Shamsutdinov Damir, Vachugova Victoria Kopisheva Meruert, Bakirov Sagit, Tezekbaeva Inara, Iklasov Serik, Mironov Aizhan, Nurmagambetova Eiger, Neskeev Nurzhan, Semeeva Nazerke, Moussa Aida.
The strategy of the InEU DC
In the club office, situated in the InEU building, training of various formats and regular practice are carried out. A lot of themes are considered and discussed from political to social and everyday.
Debate helps to develop students’ critical thinking, to expand their horizons. Games are held in State and Russian languages.
The results of activities:
At the initiative of the DC InEU, a series of tournaments urban, regional and national importance were organized. The Tournament "Cup of InEU", dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence and the 20th anniversary of the University, brought together more than 15 teams from all over Kazakhstan. Debate tournaments of such scale increase the republic-wide prestige of the university.
Besides members of the Debate Club of InEU are winners of many competitions at various levels, such as Nur Otan Cup - 2010 (Astana) and the Nur Otan Cup - 2011 (Karaganda), Kazakhstan Championship - 2010 (Ust-Kamenogorsk), Cup of "On the Road to Independence "(Ust-Kamenogorsk). DK InEU collaborates with Pavlodar schools in order to prepare young debaters. Good example is the school № 42. Training and debate games are held in this school.
To get more information, please call: 57-07-14 (Department of Youth Affairs and Public Relations of InEU), e-mail: 87003841892 Adlet