Community Projects

The Community Service Learning Project (EDUC 4186) elective course allows you apply your university learning in a range of rewarding community projects.  The course is a great way to build valuable experience for your career while giving back to community.

Depending on your program structure, you may also be able to continue your community project in Community Service Learning Project 2 (EDUC 4187),

The Community Service Learning project requires students to:

  • Work with a community partner to understand their needs and those of their stakeholders
  • Work in teams to solve real problems experienced by community organisations
  • Become 'reflective practitioners', developing problem solving skills and personal growth as a learner and citizen.

Assessment  includes a learning journal, a project proposal, presentation and a final report. You will be assessed on your ability collaborate, solve problems and engage with a diverse community.

In order to participate, please:

  • Nominate your top three project preferences
  • Provide a paragraph or two about what you bring to the project and your motivatoins for participating
  • Also, you may be required to Attend an interview to assess suitability.

Some pre-service training will be required for some of the projects listed below and those working with children will be required to undergo child related employment screening.   You need to be available one week prior to the start of the study period for a community partner briefing.

For more information or to lodge an expression of interest, contact the Course Coordinator Andrea Duff.

Read more about projects on the course blog Where Uni Meets Community.


Project list

Areas of study and research

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