Organization of leisure practices of student youth in higher education institutions

  • O. A. Tashkinova Priazovskyi State Technical University
  • A. O. Kalinina Priazovskyi State Technical University
Keywords: entertainment practice, students youth, teaching and educational process, higher educational institutions


The Subject: Organization of entertainment practices for students’ youth at higher educational institutions. Summary. The article deals with the analysis of the peculiarities of organization of entertainment practices of students youth at the institutions of higher education. It is noted that proper organization of entertainment of those who get higher education is an important task at today’s stage of development of the contemporary society. Attention is paid to the fact that higher educational institutions are to become one of the principal subjects of organization of students’ living space, not only at tuition time but also during free time. Students do need some qualitative and meaningful leisure, oriented, first and foremost at personal and professional development of youthАbstract. Introduction. Organization of educational and tuition process at higher school must correspond to the requirement of time, as well as the requirements and needs of the students. Both organization of the process of tuition at higher school and how students spend their free time acquire some importance. The task of higher educational institutions is to set up such entertainment practice for their students, which will develop personality and promote the required professional competences, increasing the level of youth competitive strength on the contemporary labour market. Analysis of publications. A lot of investigations may be found in pedagogics, devoted to youth education at higher educational institutions, particularly, the works by such scholars, as G. Averyanov, B. Vulfov, A.Davidyuk, R.Kapralov, A Nikitin , to name but a few. At the same time the system of development of entertainment practices within the framework of educational work at higher educational institutions is yet to be theoretically and technologically substantiated. Purpose. The objective of the work is to analyze the peculiarities of social and educational work in respect of forming various entertainment practices for students’ youth, including those for volunteers at higher educational institutions. Results. Students’ youth is a special social and demographic group. Entertainment time of this group is very often dedicated to an intercourse in youth groups, companies of the same age, or in social network. Negative revelations, occuring in the domain of entertainment often happen due to its bad organization, hence, the need to define the ways of regulating the leisure sphere of youth activity. According to the results of the social research “The city as students see it”, performed at Priazovskyi State Technical University SHEI in November 2017 the students need qualitative and meaningful leisure, with orientation on personal and professional development of the younger generation. So, the activities of higher educational institutions in this direction seem to be of special importance. The university spares no efforts for its students to be able to spend their free time being busy with some useful and interesting matters, including those, connected with volunteers’ movement. Conclusions. The contemporary conditions of the society’s development require implementation of new forms of educational activity at higher educational institutions. Volunteering could be one of such forms. Such activities allow generating some important traits, like tolerance, humanism, activity, initiative and creativity in students’ youth. Still, it can be realized only in case of correctly organized and controlled process. Volunteers’ activity and other entertainment practices of students’ youth ought to be organized and managed by the educational institution within the framework of fulfillment of the plan of educational work.


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How to Cite
Tashkinova, O. A., & Kalinina, A. O. (2018). Organization of leisure practices of student youth in higher education institutions. Grani, 21(11), 47-53.