Sports versus academic education

Sports versus academic education

Researchers and experts all agree that sports have significant physical, psychological and social benefits for human beings. Sports form part of an integral education and must be encouraged from an early age. In this sense, schools play a fundamental role. In Spain,...
The importance of fostering positive leisure

The importance of fostering positive leisure

The word leisure refers to the time when individuals are not working or doing other duties and their free time; it is not a waste of time or something negative which stimulates mediocrity but a time when their inventiveness may be productive for their mind. Leisure is...
Sports in Spanish schools

Sports in Spanish schools

In Spain, 68.2% of the population begins playing sports before the age of 15 and 80% of those who play sports do so in more than one way. It can be said that in Spain sports play a fundamental role, and are complemented by a great climate, fantastic private and public...
Extracurricular activities and learning

Extracurricular activities and learning

In the large majority of Spanish educational institutions, students are provided with the possibility to carry on their learning experience once the school day has come to an end. Through these extracurricular activities, students are able to strengthen their...