07 Nov '11, 1am

Schools to explore using CCAs to teach values and develop character at 2-day conference

Some ideas as to how CCAs can be further used to develop character include encouraging greater participation in intra- school meets, and creating more opportunities for students to pursue sports as recreation. -- ST FILE PHOTO By Leonard Lim Principals and teachers are brainstorming on how co-curricular activities (CCAs) can be further harnessed to develop character, as they craft plans for the next work year. Ideas range from encouraging greater participation in intra-school meets, to creating more opportunities for students to pursue sports recreationally. School-wide competitions - open to all except those already in school teams - are one avenue Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) is exploring. Catholic High School is looking at providing students with better resources to help more of them attain a higher sporting standard. The issue of CCAs and how they can help in a c...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/...

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