Communities  Service Learning

Communities Service Learning

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In this module students will learn new ways to resolve conflicts : Improved problem-solving skills. Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience. It teaches civic responsibility and strengthens communities.

In the Malay tradition of “Gotong-royong” the participants will visit local village communities and experience first hand their culture and lifestyle. The students will themselves study issues, brainstorm and come up with plans and implement them to help the community. From the practical experience they will gain a variety of skills especially in the decision making process, communication and civic participation. The communities involved will participate as supervisors, collaborators and recipients. Service learning creates better understanding and respect between communities and students.

Sail to local fishing village and live among them. Students will get to interact with the islanders and will gain valuable insights into their culture and lifestyle. Along with learning valuable traditional skills like cast net fishing, rice planting, music, boat making and other traditional craft. They will brainstorm with the villages and volunteer their services with a community project. Service-learning is a teaching method that enriches learning by engaging students in meaningful service to their communities.

Young people apply academic skills to solving real-world issues, linking established learning objectives with genuine needs.They lead the process, with adults as partners, applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to concerns such as hunger, pollution, and diversity. They may collect river water samples in and around the village area, tabulate their results, present it to the community and local authorities and together with the community undertake to clean the environment.

AIMS

  • Promotes learning through active participation in service experiences
  • Provides structured time for students to reflect by thinking, discussing and/or writing about their service experience
  • Provides an opportunity for students to use skills and knowledge in real-life situations
  • Extends learning beyond the classroom and into the community
  • Fosters a sense of caring for others
  • Enhancing the image of youth among the community
  • Strengthen communities
  • Instill good citizenship among the youth
  • Increased sharing of decision making

 

4 Days 3 Night Program

Day 1:

Arrival at Langkawi

Meet and greet with JungleWalla Representative

Transfer to hotel

Check in and rest

06.00pm: Talk by JungleWalla Speaker

07.30pm: Dinner & Briefing by JungleWalla

Day 2:

Breakfast at the hotel

08.00am: Community program starts

12.00pm: Lunch Break

02.00pm: Langkawi Island Tour07.00pm: Dinner

08.00pm: Talk by JungleWalla Speaker

09.00pm: End of program & rest

Day 3:

Breakfast at the hotel

10.00am: Briefing on games

10.15am: Games Starts

02.00pm: End of games

02.30pm: Lunch and Rest

03.00pm: Free and easy

Day 4:

Breakfast at the hotel

09.15am: Room check – pack up

09.30am: Briefing

10.00am: Cable Car Ride

11.15am: Cable car down

12.00am: Back at hotel for check out

12.30am: Lunch

13.30am: Coach Transfer

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