Kathmandu, June 25, 2015:Â Debate Network Nepal (DNN), one of the leading debate bodies of the nation, has opened application for a new program called Kose-Dhunga targeted at students who have recently completed their SLC or high school exams and are looking for opportunity to invest their leisure time in learning the essential skill of critical thinking, careful reasoning and expressing ideas. The program will take place every day from July 10 – July 30 with both morning and evening shifts as per the need of students.
With an aim to help students with parliamentary debates, public speaking, career counseling and leadership skills, DNN has comprised Kose-Dhunga with innovative trainings, friendly competitions, interactive sessions, fun filled activities like hiking and many other interesting events.
Participants will be selected after the submission of an online form which is available in the following link: tinyurl.com/ApplyKose-Dhunga.
Selected participants will be notified within 5 days of the submission of application form via email; and upon the selection, the registration charge for the program will be Rs. 6000 per person that shall cover all the training costs, stationary kits for the program, refreshments, certificates and other required material for twenty days. The selection is based on first come first serve basis.
â€œKose-Dhunga can be a life time opportunity for students who want to learn and excelÂ public speaking and debating skills, critical thinking and decision making skills; andÂ seek for an exposure to national and international debating tournaments,â€ says Pradeep Ghimire, Chair of DNN.
â€œDebating is one of the intellectual sports that help you develop your critical thinking and reasoning skills. Students from the beginning of their higher education need to know how to think and debate. This is why we have organized Kose-Dhunga–to guide and help those students,â€ says Manish Kadel, Managing Director of DNN.
DNN is a social enterprise working to promote the debating culture in Nepal infirmally since 2013 and formally since February 2015. DNN has so far organized many debating tournaments, leagues and residential training sessions in and outside the valley. MahaKumbha, MahaSangram, and Tarkashala are some of the popular ones.
Recent high school graduates and DNN executive members, who were a part of DNN’s previous programs, Manita Shrestha, Binamrata Sharma and Samikchhya Bhusal are themselves coordinating in the organising of the program.