Community Engaged Learning, University of Manitoba
Community Engaged Learning is an innovative approach to education that integrates community service with activities designed to develop intercultural competence, critical thinking and reflection, and civic engagement. If you want to learn about social justice, volunteer for change and relate your classroom learning to community work, then community engaged learning is right for you. Community Engaged Learning. Community Engaged Learning works to cultivate your community mindset—a set of attitudes that value the knowledge and expertise of communities, broaden your notion of partnership and relationship-building, and orient your personal, academic and professional lives to serve social change.
We help to connect students to community—both a community of practice with like-minded students and a community of action with members of the wider community. Through engagement and action, you will develop and deepen your sense of identity, purpose and belonging, and become aware of your agency and capacity to contribute to social change.