AIMS & EDUCATIONAL PRINCIPLES OF SERVICE LEARNING
The India Project is a service learning project based on principles of learning through: meaningful relationships and authentic learning through commitment, teamwork and student-led activities in Geneva and India over a full academic year, and sometimes over many years.
The project aims for commitment, preparation, research, planning, collaboration, action, reflection, advocacy, peer-teaching, student agency and leadership.
The project has built constructive community partnerships over twenty years of collaboration with communities in India to provide opportunities for social innovation.
India team participants research into social issues and preparation of project work over the entire academic year.
Students experience cultural and linguistic exchange through travel, cultural visits and life experiences that give insight into the rich culture and history of India.