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Extra-curricular activities affect students to develop social skills

Adnan, Wan Nurashida and Warman, Sarebah (2017) Extra-curricular activities affect students to develop social skills. Leadership Management. pp. 46034-46036. ISSN 2229-712X


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This paper aims to examine how the extra-curricular activities affect the social skills of students. Social skills to be implemented here is communication skills and students; self-confidence. Student participation in co-curricular activities helps to promote students’ social skills in order to enter any field for the future prospect to produce skilled human capital in terms of academics and character. Mastering social skills is vital as it gives a good impact in generating positive relationships of a particular student. Active student participation in extra-curricular activities outside the classroom environment allows the students to interact with teachers and friends and to some extent act as a catalyst for social skills development of a student. In addition, through extra-curricular activities, the production of excellent human capital from the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual aspect can be developed. Involvement in leisure activities also leads to the interaction of students with environment, social and learning inside or outside of the classroom in order to produce excellent human capital development. It will also encourage the development of talent, creativity and students potential to the maximum level. Therefore, the direction of this concept paper seeks to unravel the relationship between extra-curricular activities and their impact on social skills because it could act as a catalyst for the development of students social skills. Therefore, extra-curricular activities should be given the ‘right’ in Malaysia education system.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Extra-curricular, Social skills, Particular student, and Intellectual aspect.
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Vocational Education
Depositing User: Mrs. Sarebah Warman
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2017 07:36
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2017 07:36
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9084
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