For the inter-school debate last week students were discussing education and the pros and cons of single sex education. Some students were worried about lack of socialisation whereas others felt single sex education might provide a more focused environment with fewer distractions. Click the link below to read individual opinions.
Last week’s debate required students to discuss current affairs with a debate on the ‘burkini ban’ enforced by the Mayor of Cannes in France. There were some very detailed arguments and counter arguments but the majority of Regent’s students agreed that women should be able to wear whatever they like on the beach, and to ban some items of clothing on the basis of religion is discriminatory.
Last week the students debated on the use of animal tourism in Thailand. Lots of students feel proud of having a magnificent animal like the elephant as the national symbol of Thailand and believe that tourism is good for the Thai economy. However, many others highlighted the cruelty of keeping elephants in captivity and questioned the ethics of exploiting the animals for cash.
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