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Week Two Round Up

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Namaste. Out in Pokhora the days are long but the weeks are short. It’s come around quickly but we are more than halfway through the programme and pressing on hard to next week’s… Continue reading

Pokhara High Life

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After an eventful long-weekend’s holiday in Kathmandu, the Pokhara team have returned to their lakeside surroundings (sans Fran) for the second week of teaching. We thought we’d lost Bobby for 48 hours in the… Continue reading

Jamaica – Trench Town Week One

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Hello from the Jamaica team! Debate Mate Jamaica Week One: Ben: The blend of excitement and trepidation that I woke up to at 5am on the first morning would stay with me for… Continue reading

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As our first week here really kicks off and we prepare to introduce additional after school clubs to the programme, the mentors are excited to hear more of what the kids have to… Continue reading

First day’s teaching in Nepal

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It  was tiring, but inspiring. The three mentors in Pokhara have just returned to their hostel after their first day teaching at the Samata School up in the nearby foothills. It was an… Continue reading

Touchdown in Nepal

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After a year (or four!) of teaching the Debate Mate core programme in the UK, it’s hard to describe how excited I am about this summer’s programme in Nepal. Over the next three… Continue reading

Introducing the Debate Mate International Blog

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This summer Debate Mate will be running a number of summer programmes around the world. Keep an eye on this Blog we’ll be updating from Jamaica, Rwanda, Zambia, Hong Kong and Nepal.