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Service-learning: More than just volunteering
Principal Matters
  • Shane D Lavery, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • John Richards
Year of Publication
2006
Abstract
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.
Keywords
  • Peer-reviewed,
  • Secondary school curriculum,
  • service workers,
  • social action,
  • volunteers
Disciplines
Citation Information
Shane D Lavery and John Richards. "Service-learning: More than just volunteering" Principal Matters Vol. 66 Iss. Autumn (2006) ISSN: 1322-2481
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/shane_lavery/17/