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N2-Finland

We (Urban theology at the University of Helsinki) have collaborated mainly with Helsinki Deaconess Foundation (a non-profit foundation that works among people at the risk of social exclusion), and organizations that collaborate with the Deaconess Foundation.

N2-Spain

It involves confronting the student to a social problem and being able to analyse it, get involved in it, and solve it by putting at work knowledge, personal abilities and academic skills.

Bordon. Journal of Education.

The last number of Bordón. Journal of Pedagogy, 71(3) 2019 is now available. This special issue on SERVICE-LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION has been edited by Pilar Aramburuzabala, Héctor Opazo and Lorraine McIlrath.

Service-Learning for Democratic Culture

The inclusion of the service-learning pedagogy at Siena Italian Studies had as primary goal that of language acquisition and led to the development of EUFICCS (European use of full-immersion: culture, content and service) that was born as a European project and subsequently adopted as a teaching methodology.

Service-learning for democratic culture

Since its foundation in 2004 Siena Italian Studies implemented the pedagogy of service-learning in the students’ curriculum. The inclusion of the service-learning pedagogy at Siena Italian Studies had as primary goal that of language acquisition and led to the development of EUFICCS (European use of full-immersion: culture, content and service).

Strategy definition for Caritas labor insertion companies

The project consisted in developing the business strategy of 3 different labor insertion companies (Taller99, Asiscar, Carifood) belonging to the NGO Cáritas. Taller 99 is dedicated to manufacturing leather goods (bags, wallets …) and making clothes, Asiscar works in the transport sector, doing removals and transporting goods, and Carifood focuses in the catering industry.

Europe Engage

The ‘Europe Engage’ Project seeks to embed the concept and practice of the civic university through Service-Learning (S-L) and student engagement with the community. The overall aim of ‘Europe Engage’ will be to promote Service-Learning as a pedagogical approach that embeds and develops civic engagement within higher education, students, staff and the wider community.