Topic: Extracurricular activities should be made compulsory in institutions of higher learning.
Introduction:Extracurricular activity is that activity which does not relate to the professional life based on degrees. These extra activities are more beneficial when the children are enrolled in it sooner.
organized activities after school, on weekends and during school holidays
not a part of the regular academic curriculum
Extra-curricular activities should be made compulsory in schools because it can increase the sociability of students.
develop positive attitudes such as punctuality, cooperation and virtuous personalities
able to make friends or becoming a part of a group
often be a challenge for students to build relationships when moving to a new place
expand their network, finding career opportunities after graduation
Self-exploration with the diversity of talents.
Improves the confidence / Overcome lack of self-confidence
Example: singing, dancing, painting, playing instruments, sport activities
Self-discoveries can prepare them to face the challenges in their lives.
Personal growth and development.
Learn new things.
Example: learn to have better leadership skills – become more responsible and independent, learn sharing and caring
will be more prepared to the future / will face different situations with a responsible and adequate attitude that everybody faces in life.
Extra-curricular can be a better motivation for students to attend school.
spend time on extra-curricular activities in addition to school work
students will feel motivated and are emotionally better off.
improve in their studies
Time management of students involving in extra-curricular.
help students in managing their time of studies, balance their academic life with their hobbies
learn how to plan out their day to include study time and co-curricular activities time
own find the solution and make plans for academic achievements.
Become too busy and over-scheduling in short time. / Tiredness and frustration.
everyday went on and on without any break.
Feel tired and sleepy after extracurricular activities end-can’t concentrate on schoolwork and often burn midnight oil until late in night.
Time spending between families become less.
Balancing schoolwork with extracurricular activities can be stressful for some students
Some students do not have any interests in extracurricular activities but forced by parents and school.
Nothing can be compared to the frustration of an unwanted activity. If without any interest or passion, it will prove to be a waste of time for you.
Some extracurricular are prohibitively expensive
Example: uniforms, musical instruments, sport equipment
Other expenses: high registration fees, learning fees
Students will lose the attention in the class.
make more effort on extracurricular activities than academics
will think what they would do when attending extracurricular activities
will not be in the proper conditions to continue learning
Extracurricular activities are essential as they develop the student intellectually.
integrating skills into their every day school lives, beneficial for them to make them better persons