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Resources and Links

e-Book, Good Practice Guide and Achievements Statement

Other Project Outputs

Local Global Learning aimed to capture a snapshot of current activity in Australian higher education subjects that facilitate global perspectives for students through their community based learning experiences.

Mapping Community Based Learning

Summary Document (PDF, 1613 KB)

Full Report  (PDF, 1244 KB)

A summary literature review provides findings from literature around service learning and global citizenship, with particular focus on theories, pedagogies and student and community experiences.

Service Learning for global citizenship: theories, pedagogies and student and community experiences (PDF, 1026 KB)

Presentations from the HERDSA Annual Conference 2015, Learning for Life and Work in a Complex World.

Presentation 1 (PDF, 1550 KB)

Presentation 2 (PDF, 519 KB)

University Links
  • JCU facilitates a range of community-based learning activities across curriculum areas under the umbrella of Work Integrated Learning. JCU currently offers a number of service learning opportunities to students in Education, Social Work, Medicine, Journalism, and Creative Arts.
  • The University of Western Sydney encourages student engagement with the local and international community through a range of opportunities. Explore their Engagement website for further information.
Australian Links
  • Engagement Australia is an alliance of Australian universities that promotes university and community engagement for the public good. While not Service Learning specific, their journal and conferences have showcased service learning. Visit the Engagement Australia website for further information.
International Networks
  • The International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) involves researchers, students and practitioners committed to advancing research on service-learning and community engagement.
  • Latin American Center for Service Learning (CLAYSS) promotes the educational model of service-learning as a pathway towards social development and educational improvement for Latin America.
  • The Talloires Network is an international association of institutions committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. Talloires is a partner with Engagement Australia.
  • The Service Learning Asia Network (SLAN) promotes the common interests and networks of student exchanges, faculty research, curriculum development and program evaluation among colleges and universities interested in Service-Learning in Asia.
Other Networks
  • AsiaEngage: a regional platform formed to maximise the strengths of several key networks.
  • Campus Compact: a US based coalition of some 1,100 colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education.
  • CampusEngage: a national network in Ireland, set up to promote civic engagement as a core function of higher education.
  • Ma'an Arab University Alliance: an alliance which brings together Arab universities with the collective goal of encouraging and enhancing civic engagement implementation in higher education.
  • Pakistan Chapter of The Talloires Network (PCTN): a chapter of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST).
  • South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum (SAHECEF): an organisation representative of university staff responsible for a broad typology of community engagement expressions in higher education.