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Service, Citizenship and Social Change: Service Learning in the Contemporary South African Contex-

Course Description: 

Adult learning and its role in community social action; development; service learning. Micro contexts of people's daily lives and experiences in the context of an emergent democracy; understanding possibilities of community action and mobilisation for social change. Service in a historically marginalised community near Cape Town to understand realities of everyday life in informal settlements, to engage with education in a developmental context, and to gain insight into sociopolitical factors that shape social action and learning.

Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Cape Town
Academic Year: 
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED
South Africa