International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Impact of Co-curricular Activities on Personality Development of Secondary School Students
Tahir Mehmood, Tariq Hussain, Mubashira Khalid, RabbiaAzam

The study was designed to find out the impact of co-curricular activities on personality development of Secondary School Students. The objectives of the study were to find out the impact of co-curricular activities on developing confidence, honesty, sociability, sympathetic attitude, sense of responsibility, social obligation and adaptation among secondary school students. The study was delimited to sports, oratories, debates, scouting, girl guiding and athletics. The secondary school students of district Attock were population of the study. A sample of 480 students was chosen randomly from 24 secondary schools. A likert type questionnaire having 35 items was developed. The study was designed to measure 7 personality traits of secondary school students. Each trait was measured with the help of 5 items. The data were analyzed by using inferential statistical models. Hypotheses were tested by Pearson product correlation and t-test. On the basis of data analysis, it was found that cocurricular activities have significant impact on chosen personality traits.

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