|Schools contest in oratory
SC Fiji advocates rights and protection of children. Much of SC Fiji’s work is governed by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) that was ratified by Fiji in 1993.
As part of an ongoing campaign to emphasize the importance and the right of a child to quality education, SC Fiji organized an Oratory Contests in the Central division with selected schools.
This Inaugural Oratory Contest was held in two categories, Category A for Primary schools and Category B for Secondary schools. Contest for the Central Division was held at International Secondary School Hall today the 24th of April, 2009. Following schools accepted our invitation and participated in the event.
1. Rishikul Primary
2. MGM Primary
3. Yat Sen Primary
4. Nehru Primary
5. Holy Trinity
6. AOG Primary
7. Gospel Primary
8. International Primary
1. Rishikul College
2. DAV College
3. MGM High School
All contestants were awarded a certificate of participation and consolation gift packs by SC Fiji. The Winner received a trophy, winning certificate and gift packs.
The Winners were:
1. Rachael Nath of Gospel Primary School for Primary Category and
2. Christopher S. Lal of MGM High School for Secondary Category
A similar contest was held today as well in the Western Division and the winners are:
1. Sheemal Shivani of Toko Bhartiya Primary School for Primary Category and
2. Elisha Singh of Swami Vivekanant College for Secondary Category
The Northern Division Contest will be held on 1st May 2009 at Shri Gurunanak High School.
The Theme for the Contest was: “OUR RIGHT TO EDUCATION”