To encourage critical thinking, increase self-confidence and overcome the fear of public speaking a debate was organized for the students of Grade 7 and 8 on 10th and 11th of September, 2020. Amidst the pandemic, the students of VPM’s IAM INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, AIROLI participated in the event with great zeal and zest through the ZOOM app. The topic for the discussion was ‘Life Before Covid’ and ‘Life Post Covid’.
The event was graced by the presence of Principal ma’am Mrs. Sandhya Sondur and VicePrincipal ma’am Mrs. Vijaya Ramesh. The teachers’ in-charge Ms. Minuja Christopher and Mrs. Surbhi Bala planned out the things meticulously and divided the students into two groups. All the students got in an opportunity to share their views on the topic. The students were well prepared and exhibited great oratory skills in the given time. Later, the dignitaries appreciated the efforts put in by the students. Principal ma’am motivated the students to be positive whereas Vice-Principal ma’am shared tips to be a successful speaker. The day ended on a positive note.