Service-learning: More than just volunteering
Lavery, S. D., & Richards, J. (2006). Service-learning: More than just volunteering. Principal Matters, 66 (Autumn), 17-18.
In this article, the authors recommend a social capital building program that benefits schools, students and the community. There is a growing trend within Catholic and independent schools in Western Australia to actively involve secondary students in service-learning. This paper presents an overview of service-learning and, by doing so, indicates why such involvement by students holds benefits for all involved.
Peer-reviewed, Secondary school curriculum, service workers, social action, volunteers
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