As part of efforts towards creating opportunities for students to take part in several competitions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lagos State Government has announced plans to hold the grand finale of the Virtual Schools Debate Competition (Season X) on Tuesday November 3 this year at 10am,
Speaking on the preparations for the finale, the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo informed that the Schools Debate Competition is aimed at developing students in the art of public speaking/oratory, boosting their self-confidence and preparing them for future leadership positions.
Adefisayo urged the public to watch the debate via live streaming on Lagos State Ministry of Education’s Facebook page @lasgeducation or YouTube @Education LASG and the Zoom platform.
She further enjoined parents and guardians to encourage their children to watch the competition.
According to the commissioner, many students representing different Education Districts and various schools across the State competed at the preliminaries for a place in the grand finale.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Abosede Adelaja, stated that the virtual initiative is in line with the Education and Technology component of the T.H.E.M.E.S. Agenda of the State Government.
“The adoption of technology by the State government has further enhanced teaching and learning process in the Lagos State education sector,” she noted.Follow us on social media