New school year, new events, fresh thoughts! Our weekly online debate for the secondary school has resumed. Last week’s debate challenged students to reflect on the economic impact of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro with the motion “This House Believes the Olympics was a waste of money”. Students’ opinions varied, but many contributions highlighted the bitter irony of Rio’s own residents being unable to afford tickets to see the Games in their home city due to vast levels of poverty.
Click the link below to read individual opinions.