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'Kenya gives me hope' - Concern Debates' Champions reflect on trip to Kenya

Jason Kennedy | 26 July 2018 | 0 Comments

Concern Debates 2018 champions St Killian’s German School were invited on a once in a lifetime trip to Kenya to visit our programmes in action. Here they reflect on their busy week.

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Topics: debates final, concern debates, Kenya, tackling gender inequality in education, education, Africa, Gender inequality in schools, Science, technology, debates, health

Our week in Malawi: exhausting, overwhelming and utterly amazing

2016 Concern Debates winning team | 28 November 2016 | 0 Comments

Winners of the 2015-2016 Concern Debates Final from Cross and Passion school in Ballycastle, spent a life-changing week in Malawi during the summer. They report back on how the trip left even these champion orators struggling for words.  

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Topics: debates, debates final, malawi

Concern Debates final 2016: the social story

Aoife O'Grady | 31 May 2016 | 0 Comments

Cross and Passion College seized the Concern Debates title on 18 May against skilful competitors, St. Joseph's College, Lucan. The team came through seven rounds of debates before taking the title and were among 151 schools from across the country who took part. 

We were in the Helix on the night of the finals beaming the whole event live on Periscope, providing bite-sized updates via Snapchat and animating the arguments with digital illustrations on Twitter. That means you can now relive the excitement with our social story via Storify.  

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Topics: debates

Concern Debates visit to Bangladesh

Largy College | 11 August 2014 | 0 Comments

The winners of the Concern Debates competition are offered the opportunity to visit one of the countries overseas where Concern works. Last year’s winners – Largy College from Clones, Co. Monaghan – visited some of Concern’s programmes in Bangladesh. Here’s their account of what they saw.

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Topics: bangladesh, concern debates, debates

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