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Centro de Aprendizagem e Intervenção na Comunidade (Pilot- Project)

Contribute to the pedagogic innovation and the civic participation of Higher Education Students, integrating in the academic curricula learning experiences through University-Community Partnerships, in all scientific domains, fostering the third mission of HEI on civic engagement promoting values such as Humanism, Social Responsibility for the academic and Alumni community.

The pedagogic strategy of community-based learning probes to systematize and potentiate University-Community partnerships based on the experience deriving from the participation in the Erasmus + “Europe Engage: Developing a Culture of Civic Engagement through Service-Learning in Higher Education in Europe”.

At the ISPA – Instituto Universitário in Lisboa, the pilot-project of the CAIC – Centro de Aprendizagem e Intervenção na Comunidade, is intended to provide an institutional consistent and coherent body of knowledge and systematized practice of the initiatives organized by faculty, professionals or members of the Alumni community that provide the students opportunities to acquire additional opportunities for participant observation and/or effective participation and intervention in projects and practices already being implemented with explicit pedagogic outcomes.

Country: Portugal

Year: 2018

Institution: ISPA Instituto Universitário

# of students: 10

Interaction with beneficiaries: Face-to-face

Academic Degree: Undergraduate

Discipline(s): Psychology

Community Service Area & SDG’s: No poverty