Debate Club

The Debate Club of Henry Baker College, Melukavu enhances the intrinsic art of speaking skills of the students. The club encourages students to participate in debates on a particular issue in a formal manner. Debates help the students to think quickly in different perspectives, and to present their thoughts in a good manner on socially relevant topics. These exposures mould the students into socially responsible citizens of tomorrow. The club successfully conducts healthy debates on various subjects throughout the year. Debate Club of our college is to expand the communication, presentation and coordination skills of the students. Nurturing the essential skill of teamwork and seeking the truth forms the basis of the club activities. Individual attention to all the members of the club is provided to inculcate the advance skills of debating. It develops the ability to think and learn logically and improves the listening skill of students. The club facilitates learning and research aptitude. Students develop self-confidence by overcoming the fears of public speaking. The activities of the club are organized to ensure the active participation of all the students in the college. The participants are not only trained, guided and supervised during the preparation but also receive constructive comments of the judges on their performances. Every debater gets an opportunity to speak infront of the students, teachers and expert judges of the college. The club explores critical thinking and stimulates the analytical, logical, and creative abilities of the students.

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2015-2016

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Debate Club Activities
Inauguration
8/21/2015
Activities of the Debate Club started on 21 August 2015. Inaugural address was delivered by Principal Dr. Aneyamma Varughese. Prof. Korah Jacob, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics was the Moderator of the debate conducted after the session.
Debate on Same-Sex Marriage should not be allowed
12/1/2016
Debate club organized a debate on the topic “Same-Sex Marriage should not be allowed” was held on 12 January 2016 at the Seminar Hall at 4.00 p.m.. Prof. Paul Mathews, Assistant Professor, Department of English was the moderator.
Does Tourism Destroy our Eco system
2/23/2016
A debate on the topic “Does Tourism Destroy our Eco system?” was held on 23 February 2016 in the auditorium at 1.30 p.m. Prof. Soumya Paul, Department of Malayalam, served the role of Moderator.
Inauguration
8/2/2016
The Debate Club inaugurated its activities of the year 2016-17, by conducting a debate on the topic “Euthanasia Should Be Banned” on 2 August 2016 in the Auditorium at 1.00 p.m. Prof. Korah Jacob, Assistant professor, Department of Economics, served as the Moderator of the debate.
Are Men stronger than Women
2/13/2017
A debate on  the topic“Are Men stronger Than Women?”was held on 13 February 2017 at the Seminar Hall at 4.00 p.m. Prof. Paul Mathews, Assistant Professor, Department of English,was the moderator.
Inauguration
9/12/2017
The Debate Club inaugurated its activities of the year 2017-18, by conducting a debate on the topic “Plastic bags and packaging should be banned” on 12 september 2017 in the Auditorium at 4.00 p.m. Prof. Beena Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of History, served as the Moderator.
Inauguration
9/18/2018
The Debate Club of Henry Baker College commenced its activities of the year 2018-19 by conducting a debate on the topic “Are private schools better than public schools?” on 18th September 2018. Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S delivered the inaugural address and Prof Paul Mathews delivered the welcome speech. Dr. Santo Jose, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, served as the Moderator .
Social media has improved human communication
2/13/2019
A debate on the topic “Social media has improved human communication” was held on 12th February 2019 at the Seminar Hall at 4.00 pm.. Prof. Soumya Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Malayalam,was the Moderator.
Inauguration & Debate Competition
3/4/2020
A debate on the topic "National Educational Policy, draft merits and demerits" was held on 4th march, 2020 Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S delivered an introductory speech in the seminar hall. Prof. Paul Mathews, Department of English, Henry Baker College, Melukavu served as the Moderator. Smt Ajitha Shaji Asso.Prof in Hindi ,Dr Jibin Mathew Guest Lecturer and Sri Sojan Sebastian were the judges of this debate.
Sthreek Samvaranamano Avakashamano Vendath
5/3/2020
The Debate Club in association with Department of Commerce (self) conducted a debate on the topic"Sthreek Samvaranamano Avakashamano Vendath?’ Prof Sojan Sebastian, Department of Commerce ,served as the Moderator.

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