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The service is pure human contact with a ratio 1 on 1 for each child is the one thing the children living in the Children’s Home do not have.
University students will help IRIM develop educational resources for teachers, pupils and others interested in using micro: bit and mBot in schools and make their materials freely available.
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.
In the Dutch service learning project of the Rotterdam School of Management, groups of three or four students transform themselves into consultancy firms giving management advice to local non-profit social organizations.
At the beginning the students developed several research ideas regarding the thematic area “social inequality, poverty and housing”, this results in several research groups.
Our research shows that service-learning experience has an impact on the development of key competences of students as well as on the development of personal and social responsibility.
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.
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.
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.
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).
We are seeking presentations that will share and/or advance the study and practice of service-learning and community engagement in higher education. Presenters can choose to present in different formats: oral presentations, symposia, workshops, poster presentations, and resource exchange. January 10, 2020: Call for proposals closes
This project builds on the work of a previous project – ALLUME, http://allume.eucen.eu -which developed three self-evaluation tools to help universities reviewing their internal strategy for the implementation of a comprehensive and coherent Lifelong Learning University approach.
The next conference of the University Service-Learning Association will take place on the 3rd to 5th of June 2020 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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.
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.
The aim of the European Observatory is to enhance and disseminate the knowledge of service-learning in higher education in Europe, as an educational approach that enhances students’ civic engagement, brings them closer to different social realities while allowing them to work in a real environment.
The Latin American Pact for Education with Human Quality PALECH and the University of Salamanca are pleased to announce the 6th International Congress of Educational Research USAL-PALECH “CLIE 2020” to be held at the University of Salamanca Spain on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April, 2020.
“Community engagement and service-learning in geography in higher education: Towards a comparative research agenda”. The topic is on beginning a comparative research agenda on community engagement and service-learning in higher education.
Although experiential education has been part and parcel of Higher Education practices in Belgium, service-learning was barely known as a pedagogical concept until recently.
Service-learning was first introduced in Croatia in 2006 through a series of workshops to different Croatian universities, schools and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
Service-learning and other approaches that foster civic engagement in higher education are at their infancy in Finland.
In Germany, service-learning has compared to other European countries not a long tradition.