QatarDebate Center organizes The Academic and educational event in Istanbul


Center, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, organized the “Arabic Language and Debate Academy” for a number of Turkish universities, in cooperation with the Center for Arabic Language Studies and Debate at Sultan Mehmet Al-Fateh University in Istanbul, Turkey.

And participated in the 6-day academy (which ended on Monday), 50 doctors, lecturers and teachers of the Arabic language from various universities and secondary schools in southern Turkey in the regions:

Gaziantep, Maraş, Antakya, Kilis, and Urfa, as part of their training to manage the debate championship that will be held in cooperation with the Ministry of Education in Turkey later this year, according to the Qatar News Agency, Qena.

According to the country agency:

The Academy program included two phases that lasted 6 days.
The first three days were dedicated to the four semi-finalists in the National Debating Championships in Turkey from high schools, in addition to the Fatih Sultan Mehmet University team.
These 5 teams were trained on debate skills and how to use them correctly in various issues, and to learn about analysis methods and the tasks of the two teams within the debate through content-enhancing applications, as well as qualifying these teams to participate in the next international school debate championship in the Qatari capital, Doha.
The second stage included a workshop for Arabic language teachers entitled “Using Debate in Teaching and Curricula for Teaching Arabic to Non-Native Speakers,” which lasted for three days.
It aimed to acquaint participants with the methods of activating debate in classrooms and using this skill in schools and universities, in addition to enabling them to teach Arabic based on modern linguistics and introducing them to the debate community.