The European Association organized the 4th European Conference on Service-Learning in Higher Education
On 16th and 17th September in Bucharest, Romania, the European Association for Service-Learning in Higher Education held the 4th European Conference on Service-Learning in Higher Education in a hybrid format. This time, the central theme was "Universities Meet Local Communities. Service-Learning in Higher Education." Focusing on the contemporary challenges of university-community engagement and partnerships, the 4th European Conference on Service-Learning offered space and time for critical reflection on community engagement, the need for embedding Service-Learning in the curriculum, and the value of practical experiences in Service-Learning for students, educators, and community partners.
Conferences, dialogues and workshops addressed theoretical considerations on face-to-face and virtual service-learning, empirical research and practical experiences, implementation of partnerships between the university and the community, incorporation of service-learning courses in the curricula and course design on virtual service-learning. More information: https://www.eoslhe.eu/easlhe/4th-ecslhe/