As part of the programme, a Tech Debate was hosted to stimulate and engage the youngsters in conte, blockchain for the electoral voting system, PoPI act violation in the 4th Industrial Revolution and others.
There were 4 debate sessions, each with it's own debate topic to discuss current digital affairs in the country.
S1A vs S1O: This house believes that people should pay TV licences for content on mobile phones
S2A vs S2O: This house believes that the 4th Industrial Revolution tech emergence will lead to the violation of the PoPI act
S3A vs S3O: This house believes that cheaper data prices will help create more digital jobs in South Africa
S4A vs S4O: This house believes that Blockchain is the future of the electoral voting system in South Africa
Youngsters from N.M. Tsuene High School won the Tech Debate on the Affirmative side: This House Believes That cheaper data prices will help create more digital jobs the digital transformation process.
Congratulations to N.M. Tsuene High School from Ga-Rankuwa learners for winning the #gkVacWork Tech Debate, AFFIRMATIVE under the topic: "This House Believes That cheaper data prices will help create more digital jobs in South Africa." #DataMustFall #jobs #jobseekers #HireGeeks pic.twitter.com/kz4BlT5erF— Tiyani Nghonyama (@TiyaniTee) April 8, 2018
The gave a sterling argument on the trend that of digital platforms enabling more jobs and accelerating startups.
Tech Debate , topic "Should people pay their TV license for content mobile?" Pretoria VS Johannesburg. #gkVacWork @mlabsa @InnovHub @Geekulcha @TiyaniTee @mbodification @thebiz_clinic pic.twitter.com/ISCA5DfM1t— Bukho Bami (@BukhoBami) April 7, 2018
The Tech Debate in Photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmfGAuur