Role of extracurricular activities in a student's development

Role of extracurricular activities in a student's development

Submitted by admin on Mon, 11/20/2017 - 04:05
Role of extracurricular activities in a student's development
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Extracurricular activities are not a part of the academic curriculum in schools or colleges but play an essential part of the educational environment. Extracurricular activities encompass Music, Sports, Social Services, Dance, Drama, or any other activities that are extra from academics.  Educational institutions have the fundamental role in channelizing energy for students to precede their life in the direction of success. Thus personality development through extra-curricular activities became an important part of education. These activities plays vital role in molding students with great talents. 
A stronger mind
Comprehensive reading and problem-solving go far to reinforce the student’s brain, while the extracurricular activities go for mind strengthening. The artistic trainings and practices will prepare students to maintain patience and spirit of mind.  
Exploration of interests
Extracurricular activities allow students to follow their interests outside of a standardized academic framework. Students will get a chance to employ in these activities to explore the interests they have never met and to find out a wide range of hidden talents in them.
Widening social circle
Extracurricular activities are entertaining and present students an occasion to spend time with others having alike interests. They can widen their social circle meeting friends from diverse social groups and by joining different teams like sports club, art club or debate team.
Training in professional skills
These activities can help in building professional skills in students that a classroom alone cannot offer. For example, Sports have the effect of developing strong teamwork skills and training students in holding long-term goals. Extracurricular activities can support students with many of the skills must for future employment.