«The challenge for European higher education is to reconsider its mission: to educate students for a life as responsible citizens, instead of educating students solely for a career. Its function must be to train competent professionals connected to the needs of the community. It is necessary to combine academic rigor for the development of professional skills with social commitment. In this way, the new European university will connect theory with practice to face social problems.» And that’s why we need SERVICE LEARNING! Click here to read the whole article.
Picture source: European Observatory of Service-Learning in Higher Education.