Connecting Service and Learning

When service is combined with planned learning objectives and reflection, it is called "service-learning." Through service, people of any age can gain valuable knowledge and develop skills that can be applied in their school, work, or personal lives.


In this section we will look at how to use reflection to build students’ service-learning experience, and help them move from students to engaged citizens. This includes:

  • Understanding the term service-learning
  • Connecting service and learning
  • Reflecting on service
  • Utilizing the SVL Service-Learning Model
  • Researching the issue