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24Jan2014

Frequently Asked Questions: What is Learning Service?

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Since we began promoting responsible volunteer practices and the importance of learning before serving we’ve received a lot of questions on the topics. In this FAQ post we hope to give you a better idea of what the Learning Service movement is all about.   1. What is meant by ‘learning service’ and how is
14Jan2014

The second “Know Before You Go” video is live: Being a Valuable Volunteer

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Video 2 – Being a Valuable Volunteer   The second video in our series is for those who have signed up to volunteer either at home or abroad, or are already volunteering right now. It’s designed to help you make a valuable contribution to the organization you’re working with, and ensure that you’re impact is
01May2013

Learning Service on the BBC

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Check out Daniela Papi’s BBC article and Radio 4 “Four Thought” piece about international volunteer travel and the need for a “Learning Service” approach:   Viewpoint: Is gap year volunteering a bad thing?   The Problem with Volunteering
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