Global Citizens Stories

School tours that ignite a love of learning

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For many students, an overseas school tour is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Students venture into the unfamiliar and are intellectually stimulated through a range of unique cultural, educational and adventure activities. Students can actually see and explore the places they have learned about in the classroom. The personal and academic benefits they gain…

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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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