Community based education (CBE) : an educational approach for a relevant training of social educator The author describes the concept of Community based education and how it could be applied for the training of social educators. Community based education is a means of implementing a community-oriented educational program. It consists of learning activities that “take place within the community where not only students but also teachers, members of the community and representatives of other sectors are actively engaged throughout the educational experience.”. CBE proposes a new Gestalt : the relationship among university, social services and the community. In CBE students are sent in the community to identify and solve social and educational problems. Community is a group of individuals and families living together in a defined geographical area. Usually comprising a village, town or city. The authors describes two educational methods which are used to prepare students before their visit and experience in the community: the learning contract and the Problem based learning sessions led by a tutor. At the end there is the description of the UNI Program, funded by Kellogg Foundation which involved 15 Universities in Latin America .

CBE: un modello per la formazione pertinente degli educatori

LOTTI, ANTONELLA
2010

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Community based education (CBE) : an educational approach for a relevant training of social educator The author describes the concept of Community based education and how it could be applied for the training of social educators. Community based education is a means of implementing a community-oriented educational program. It consists of learning activities that “take place within the community where not only students but also teachers, members of the community and representatives of other sectors are actively engaged throughout the educational experience.”. CBE proposes a new Gestalt : the relationship among university, social services and the community. In CBE students are sent in the community to identify and solve social and educational problems. Community is a group of individuals and families living together in a defined geographical area. Usually comprising a village, town or city. The authors describes two educational methods which are used to prepare students before their visit and experience in the community: the learning contract and the Problem based learning sessions led by a tutor. At the end there is the description of the UNI Program, funded by Kellogg Foundation which involved 15 Universities in Latin America .
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