The School on its dynamic framework builds on and offers students a repertoire of ECAs made integral with the mainstream academic endeavors we engage students throughout. Some key ECAs that Aksharaa offers on school days and at several occasions, are itemized in the list below.
Apart from daily lesson plans, Aksharaa School also provides many other additional programs that comply with the national curriculum. Programs like debate, quiz, essay writing, spelling bee, and public speaking are conducted at different times of the year for the holistic development of the students and compliment the curriculum designed by the government of Nepal. Aksharaa School highly emphasizes the significance of Co-Curricular Activities. These activities guide students to boost their leadership quality where they can learn a wide range of management skills from how to organize and present an activity, and how to develop skills, to how to cooperate and coordinate in different situations. Co-Curricular Activities provide an avenue for students to socialize and get involved in the process of self-identification, and also self-assessment during the events. It inculcates the values to respect others’ views and feelings as well as benefits the students to develop ability and decision-making skills. On top of this, CCAs at Aksharaa help to create a sense of belonging or ownership on school activities and learning. CCAs motivate learning along with growing up with physical, psychological, ethical, academic, civic, social, cultural, recreational and disciplinary values enhanced. Aksharaa builds on the listed CCAs:
Aksharaa Model United Nations (AMUN) is an annual program for Senior middle school students. AMUN is an educational simulation of UN committees in which students learn about diplomacy, discussion, critical thinking, negotiation, debate, research and writing. It provides them with insight into international relations. ICT Conference is yet another annual highlight at Aksharaa that focuses on enhancing middle school student’s knowledge about the use of modern information and communication technologies.
There are many Extended Learning programs offered at Aksharaa besides learning curriculum embedded in daily routine of different grades. These programs are known for their creative and innovative approach that significantly contributes to modernizing the teaching and learning process. Some of which frequently organized extended learning programs at Aksharaa include 3DI, Karkhana & Eduten (an online math playground).