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Social Services

A concept that imparts practical meaning to our long- standing motto. It is a pedagogy that is manifested first and foremost in providing tangible assistance to others, while at the same time involving a reflective element for student participants. It reflects a whole- person approach to education and designed to provide students with a valuable educational tool, and to deliver meaningful service to individuals.

Service Learning:

  • Combines rigorous academic study with voluntary community service.
  • Illustrates and reinforces academic study through the process of critical thought and 20 mg cialis cost self- reflection.
  • Children are expected to take an active role in serving the community and possibly gain an appreciation from other sectors.
  • There is a co- operative relationship whereby students learn from the social service agencies and service target within the ocmmunity, and in turn students aid the needs of the chosen service targets.

Research Scheme:

  • Enrich students' learning in academic subjects.
  • Develop in students leadership skills as they learn to work collaboratively with community stakeholders.
  • Promote inter- community, inter- cultural and international understanding.
  • Foster students' personal growth, maturity, adequate manners, the examination of values and beliefs, and civic responsiblity, all within the context of a community and its derived needs.
  • Provide help to service agencies and to communities, addressing needs that would otherwise remain unmet and could be fullfilled by children and/or their families.
  • Set academic institutions in a balanced relationship with the community that supports us and in which we are located.
  • Advance children's understanding of societies, cultures, and world issues.

Types of Activities:

  • Knowledge transfer
  • Tackling social or environmental issues
  • Orientation visit
  • Community development
  • Self- reflection

 

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