Changing the face of sports in education/schools

Dewan, Hridaykant and Misra, Preeti (2011) Changing the face of sports in education/schools. Learning Curve (17). pp. 64-68.

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Abstract

In the last couple of decades, there has been a surge in interest about the place of sports in our schools. Cricket, football and hockey have always been popular sports but more and more people are becoming aware of other international sports due to satellite television. The recent Commonwealth games in India have also added to this interest. Until quite recently, only a few sportspersons benefitted from their talent because it allowed them to use the sports quota for admission to higher education institutes or in finding jobs. With a growing number of sportspersons acquiring celebrity status, sports is also being recognised as a respectable, lucrative career option. This in turn has led to a growth in the avenues for learning skills associated with sports and numerous private sports coaching academies and camps for students have been set. up

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Dewan, Hridaykant and Misra, Preeti
Document Language:
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Learning Curve
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1217
Publisher URL: http://apfstatic.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-...

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