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Cocurricular activities

  1. 1. IMPORTANCE OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN EDUCATIONAL PROCESS PRESENTED BY DR. SHAZIA ZAMIR
  2. 2. CONTENTS • Objectives • Introduction • Concept of Co-curricular Activities • Types of Co-curricular Activities • Need and Importance of Co-curricular activities in educational process
  3. 3. CONTENTS •Effect of co-curricular activities on personality •Advantages and Disadvantages of Co-Curricular Activities •Contribution of co-curricular activities in national development
  4. 4. OBJECTIVES  After going through this topic, students would be able to:  Define the concept of co-curricular activities  Discuss the different types of co-curricular activities  Explain the need and importance of co-curricular activities  Enumerate the difficulties faced in organizing cocurricular activities  Highlight the importance of CCA in national development
  5. 5. INTRODUCTION EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM
  6. 6. CONCEPT OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  “The sum total of all activities planned directly to reinforce the curriculum in those spheres of learning where otherwise it is difficult to teach with in the classroom”
  7. 7. CONCEPT OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  “These are the activities through which a learner explores ones abilities, develops the strengths and eradicates the shortcoming through informal guidance, observation and self assessment.”
  8. 8. TYPES OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Co-curricular activities can be categorized into following headings  Literary Activities  Physical Development Activities  Aesthetic And cultural Development Activities  Civic Development Activities  Social Welfare Activities  Leisure Time Activities  Pleasure trip Activities
  9. 9. TYPES OF CO- CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES LITERARY ACTIVITIES Debates and Discussion Quiz Competitions PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Literary Club (Poetry etc) ACTIVITIES Games, Sports, Athletics, M ass Drill, Parade, Scouting, Hiki ng, NCC,etc
  10. 10. Types of Co-curricular Activities AESTHETIC AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES CIVIC DEVELOPMENT Painting, Music, Sculpture, handicrafts, Fancy Dress, Dramatics, Folk Songs, Photography, etc ACTIVITIES Students Union, Cooperative Store/Café, Celebrations of Religious and National days, etc
  11. 11. Types of Co-curricular Activities SOCIAL WELFARE ACTIVITIES LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES Working at Hospitals, Civil Defense activities, Fire Fighting. Social Services on Special occasions, Festivals, Cultural Programs….. Stamp Collecting, Coin Collecting, Floral, Photography, Reading, Needle Work, Knitting….
  12. 12. Types of Co-curricular Activities PLEASURE TRIP ACTIVITIES Picnics, Visits to historical places, Museums, exhibition s, meeting personalities…..
  13. 13. NEED AND IMPORTANCE OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Educational Value • History, Geography, Nature and Observation Collection of photographs, stones, flowers, pleasure trips etc. • Cultural diversity Tableau, national songs etc • Language and expression Debates, discussion, symposium etc • Creativity • Participation in fine arts, floral, embroidery etc • Logic and Laws of Science Science exhibitions, e.g innovate new means of producing energy to meet the energy shortfalls 
  14. 14. NEED AND IMPORTANCE OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  Psychological Value Emotional Health • Sports develop spirit that Winning is not every thing but to play well is every thing • Interest/Individual differences  Social development  Physical Development Sports and games help the student to build a strong physique.  Recreation Values • Hiking, trekking etc
  15. 15. ACTIVITY # 1 Q#1. Which of the following statements are true? a) Co curricular activities are part and parcel of educational process. b) Co curricular activities are as old as organized education itself. c) These activities are not appropriate media to achieve aims of education. d) pleasure trip provides first hand experience. e) Co-curricular activities provide opportunities for better understanding of our cultural heritage. Q#2. Find out the type of co-curricular activity to which each of the following belongs Exhibition, Photography, Mass Parade, Fancy Dress, Performing Dance, Recitation of Poems, Celebration of Social Festivals
  16. 16. Effect of co-curricular activities on personality •Intellectual Development •Physical Development •Social Development •Moral Development •Emotional Development •Aesthetic Development
  17. 17. ADVANTAGES OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES  Body and mind coordination  Physical stamina  National integrity and unity  ideological values and cultural values  Creativity, innovation, novelty, entertainment  Communication skills  Personality development  Ethics, morality and values  ……………
  18. 18. DISADVANTAGES OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 1) Difficulties faced by students o Wastage of time o Lack of concentration to study due to tiredness o Students are too shy to participate in these activities. o Students are not economically well off to bear the extra expenses o Sometimes students feel that these activities interfere with their studies. o These activities are not assessed in the examinations o ……………………………………
  19. 19. DISADVANTAGES OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 2) Problems faced by the teachers oTeachers over burdened oTeacher has lack of knowledge oTeachers are not competent to organize a sufficient number of activities. o Most of the teacher consider these activities as superfluous. ……………….
  20. 20. DISADVANTAGES OF CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 3) Limitations of the institutions o In crowded cities, it is generally not possible to have spacious playgrounds. o Activities are not given a place in school time-table, during school hours o Extra Financial burden o……………….
  21. 21. Contribution of Co-Curricular Activities in National Development o Pakistan is recognized all over the world for its sports. o Terrorism has tarnished the image of Pakistan internationally. oNeed to reorganize the educational institutions to conduct the CCA o Co-curricular activities form the correct forum where the energies of the youth are directed towards the correct direction of prosperity, unity and pride.
  22. 22. PAKISTAN AND SPORTS Hockey-world champions, Olympic champions  Squash-World Champions  Wrestling-World Champions  Kabbadi-Asian Champions  Cricket-World Champions  Snooker-World champions  Badminton-World Champions  Boxing-Asian champions, World champion.  ……………. 
  23. 23. ACTIVITY 1. What co-curricular activities would you like to introduce in your class? How will you organize them to enrich the daily class work? 2. Without financial help is it possible to conduct co-curricular activities in the educational institute? How?
  24. 24. THANK YOU

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