Leisure time and sport activities of students from the Faculty for preschool and primary school education at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bulgaria

  • Georgi Ignatov

Abstract

Students` leisure time, as well as the contents and activities used during this time, have a great impactin creation of students personal identity and quality of their life in future. This is especially important for thestudents of Teacher faculties as future teachers and preschool teachers. The aim of this paper is to determinehow students at The Faculty for Preschool and Primary School Education at Sofia University “St. KlimentOhridski” spend their leisure time, the role of the Faculty and University in organizing their leisure time as wellas to determine how actively they participate in sport during their leisure time.The research was realized on a sample of 160 students of all four years of study, at The Faculty forPreschool and Primary School Education at Sofia University “Ss. Kliment Ohridski’, Bulgaria. The research wasconducted using a specially designed closed form of questionnaire, composed of 19 questions according to theresearch aims. The results obtained were analyzed using frequencies (f) and percentage (%). They suggestthe possible directions for positive influence and suggestions for youth for proper selection of activities that willhave a positive impact of their development, especially in regard to their involvement in sport activities as acontent of leisure time. This emphasizes the role of University, especially the Department of Sport as a bodythat covers the segment of sport in suggesting different contents as leisure time activities according tostudents’ interests and needs.
Published
Jun 7, 2016
How to Cite
IGNATOV, Georgi. Leisure time and sport activities of students from the Faculty for preschool and primary school education at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bulgaria. Faculty of Educational Sciences, [S.l.], p. pp. 116-121, june 2016. ISSN 1857- 8810. Available at: <http://js.ugd.edu.mk/index.php/AMC/article/view/1419>. Date accessed: 20 sep. 2017.