16 winning teams from the Regional High School Debate Squads, part of the “Debating Economics” program by JAA, were included in the National Championship of High School Debate organized by JAA, held on May 12-13, 2023.
“This House would integrate AI and Fintech to revolutionize the entrepreneurial sector in the future” was the topic with which the 16 teams confronted each other. The final round faced off the two best teams, specifically from “Naim Frashëri” High School in Durrës and “Ernest Koliqi” High School in Tirana, and the team from “Naim Frashëri” emerged as the winner of this National Championship. This team will represent Albania in the World School Debate Competition 2023, which will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on July 18-28, 2023. 60 countries will participate in this competition.
780 students from 39 high schools in Albania were actively involved in the “Debate Clubs” established as part of the “Debating Economics” program by JA of Albania during the 2022-2023 academic year. Throughout the year, they were trained and practiced to become successful debaters, developing research and public speaking skills, knowledge, and abilities that will accompany them throughout their lives.