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CIS Perspectives | Unintended Outcomes of Service Learning: Being on the Right Side of the Tide
Posted 20/07/2017 15:11

 

 
Have you read the latest entry in CIS Perspectives?
 

UNINTENDED OUTCOMES OF SERVICE LEARNING: BEING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE TIDE

by Ann Straub, Council of International Schools

The Council of International Schools has at its core, global citizenship. A vital aspect of global citizenship is taking action to benefit humanity in order to create social sustainability. This action often manifests itself in the form of service learning. What better way to engage our students than with helping other children around the world? However, as stated by Emmanuel Werner from Friends-International, an NGO with programs in South-East Asia and Switzerland, “Service learning has to be done the right way. It is recognized that good intentions are not enough and volunteering may cause more harm than good if not well thought out.”

Emmanuelle goes on…

 

 


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