Global Citizens Stories

The power of learning through giving back

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Through ‘service learning’ experiences, students actively engage with and contribute to diverse global communities. Educational theory is put into practice in rewarding, tangible ways that have meaningful benefits, including planting gardens, teaching English and helping to build schools. By engaging in hands-o work among local culture, students cultivate empathy and see firsthand the challenges locals…

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Top 10 reasons to participate in a service learning program

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Service learning programs are based on volunteer travel experiences that define who we are and how we relate to our planet. Service learning – also known as community engagement – combines both learning goals and community service in ways that can enhance both student growth and the common good. Here are our top 10 reasons to…

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