extracurricular activity

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Noun1.extracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculumextracurricular activity - educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
dramatics - participation in theatrical productions as an extracurricular activity
athletics - participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity
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The Authority would arrange for competitions of extracurricular activities among students of different universities.
Now that summer is over, how do we balance and juggle school work with extracurricular activities?
KARACHI -- Vice Chancellor Dow University of Health Sciences Prof M Saeed Quraishy has said that extracurricular activities have their own importance in of students' life.
More and more schools in Singapore are breaking with tradition and arranging more flexible timetables to allow students four days of core-course studies and one day of extracurricular activities, the Straits Times reported, according to a United Daily News report on Monday.
Many believe that higher education plays an important role in engaging students in meaningful learning opportunities outside of the traditional classroom, oftentimes through extracurricular activities. For example, student involvement in non-academic activities in higher education has been shown to positively affect the overall well-being, development, and success of undergraduate students (Astin, 1999).
Ahmed Yousif Al Draiweesh Tuesday said that curricular and extracurricular activities were imperative for youth's grooming.
He said that government has decided to set up three high standard universities in Punjab whereas a comprehensive strategy has been evolved to improve curricular and extracurricular activities.
No attention is given to personality development and extracurricular activities.
Please share details on the extracurricular activities offered at the college.
Encourage participation in extracurriculars: A 2002 study in the journal Sociology of Education found that participation in extracurricular activities is associated with improved grade-point average, increased college attendance and reduced absenteeism.
LAHORE -- Old City Authority (OCA), Director General Kamran Lashari Wednesday urged the students to focus on education besides extracurricular activities for exploring their skills.