Co-curricular Activity (Singapore)

Co-curricular Activity (Singapore)

Co-curricular activities (CCAs), previously known as Extracurricular Activities (ECA) are non-academic activities that all Singaporean students must participate in. This policy was introduced by the Ministry of Education, as a means to enhance social interaction, leadership, healthy recreation, self-discipline and self-confidence.

Through CCAs, students in their early teens are often given actual public responsibilities. Red Cross and SJAB members, for example, are often required to render first aid at public events. Most uniformed groups require precision, management and organizational skills, providing training to prepare students for the outside world.

In polytechnics and universities (tertiary education institutes), CCA records are considered by potential employers.

Read more about Co-curricular Activity (Singapore):  Classification of CCAs, Structure of The CCA Programme, Structure of Typical CCAs, Competitions

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