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This chapter is divided into four parts: (1) Co-curricular Activities, (2) Time Management, (3) Academic Performance, (4) Tourism Education.
Part One, Co-curricular Activities, presents the definition, role of co-curricular activity in student, scope of co-curricular activity in school, its importance and benefits.
Part Two, Time Management, discusses how to manage your time wisely, its effect in academic performance and co-curricular activities, why time management is important, and its benefits.
Part Three, Academic Performance, provides meaning or definition, importance of academic performance, positive factors affecting academic performance, ...view middle of the document...
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Role of co-curricular activity in student. To realize the all-round development of student, curricula should be amalgamated with co-curricular or extra-curricular activities. Co-curricular activities help in realization of aims and objectives of education. In the practical life, the students able to express their ideas freely due to active participation in debate and extempore. Discussion also helps in generating ideas and inculcating values. Games and Sports make them mentally and physically fit and sound. Games make them learn how to perform while losing or wining an event. Sometimes, classroom teaching becomes monotonous and routine. Here, co-curricular activities can bring pleasant and joyous experiences. Thus, co-curricular activity has many advantages in student’s life of school, college and university.
Scope of co-curricular activities in school. Co-curricular activities not only make the students active and energetic but also enable to harness the in-depth potential of students. It enhances knowledge in many domains, which benefits the student as well as the school. Co-curricular activities are good platforms to secure your future both professionally and socially and promote leadership quality. It nurtures student’s ability in co-operation, co-ordination, organization and lead you toward leadership. Extra-curricular activities provide exposure to personality and helps in psychological and sociological transformation. Schools channelize the energy of students with the help of extra-curricular activities so that proper realization of student’s energy and potential can be ensued. The importance of co-curricular activities is extremely important in case of ADHD and problematic children who are full of energy.
Information. Co-curricular activities (CCAs) earlier known as Extracurricular Activities (ECA) are the components of non-academic curriculum helps to develop various facets of the personality development of the child and students. For all-round development of the child, there is a need of emotional, physical, spiritual and moral development that is complemented and supplemented by Co-curricular Activities.
These activities are organized after the school hours, so known as extra-curricular activities. Co-curricular Activities have wide horizon to cater to the cultural, social, aesthetic development of the child.
Importance and benefits. Its importance and benefits are: (1) Co-curricular activities stimulate playing, acting, singing, recitation, speaking and narrating in students, (2) Activities like participation in game debates, music, drama, etc., help in achieving overall functioning of education, (3) It enables the students to express themselves freely through debates, (4) Games and Sports helps to be fit and energetic to the child, (5) Helps to develop the spirit of healthy competition.