"Preksha/Spectacle" 2008 - Interschool Drama Tournament on Renewable Energy
"Preksha/Spectacle" 2008, an interschool drama competition, was organised by Sandamadulla Maha Vidyalaya in Dehiattakandiya Educational Zone in the Ampara district jointly with Practical Action and Royal College Debating tournament. The objective of this programme was to use drama as a tool to introduce renewable energy concepts to school children.
This tournament was held at the Sandamadulla Maha Vidyalaya premises on the 6th and 7th of October 2008. Over 60 students from 11 schools from Dehiattakandiya in Ampara participated in this tournament. It was the first time that school children from Dehaittakandiya DS division got an opportunity to participate in such event.
Appropriate Technology Interschool Debating Tournament
Appropriate Technology interschool debating tournament has been organised for the sixth consecutive year jointly by Royal College Sinhala Oratory and Debating Society and Practical Action under the patronage of the Ministry of Education.
This tournament was held at the Royal College main hall from the 18th to the 20th of October 2008. The theme of this year's tournament was renewable energy.
Over 80 schools participated in the tournament, which was held in Sinhala, Tamil and English mediums. This tournament also had many interesting learning opportunities for the participants such as the youth parliament, lecture camp fire and a field visit