The nuts and bolts of a service-learning programme

  • HR Hay


Particularly after 1994 higher education in South Africa has been called to renew its commitment towards socio-economic realities. In moving away from an élitist system to a more accessible and representative system, the reconfigured system will increasingly have to respond to the challenges that confront South African communities. Service-learning, if applied correctly, could be a powerful means through which higher education institutions can meet the expected goals for student learning and societal development while making contributions to addressing unmet community, national and global needs.

(South African Journal of Higher Education: 2003 17 (3): 184-191)

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