22 Nov '11, 10am

Most students get first choice CCA: Hawazi Daipi

Most students get first choice CCA: Hawazi Daipi

SINGAPORE: Sports as a Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) at school was an area of discussion in Parliament on Tuesday. Several members had raised the issue that some students who just want to play sports leisurely are not able to join a sports CCA. It is either because some schools focus on competitions or that they have a limited offering of sports CCAs. Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education Hawazi Daipi noted that most students are able to take up the CCA of their first choice. He said in the past few years, more than 70 per cent of students have been able to take up sports CCAs as their first choice. He added that there are other opportunities for students to take up sporting activities beyond CCAs. Mr Hawazi said: "While engagement in sports and games is encouraged across all student segments, sports participation in school is not confined to participating in sports ...

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