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CIVICS

An action-based project in which students evaluate and act on social issues in their communities, promoting service learning and community leadership.

The CIVICS project serves as a platform for young people to be actively involved in their communities. Groups of students will be guided to work around Millennium Development Goals focusing issues like environment, eradication of poverty, women education, education and literacy. Students will plan action projects and respond some of these issues through a process of reflection, dialogue and action.

Teachers will be encouraged to prepare their classes to be community volunteers, engaging them in community mapping and planning community service projects that focuses the identified themes as part of their classroom curriculum. The students will also be encouraged to create a proper report of the project as a reflection for other students or classrooms that are planning to do the same project. Students and classrooms are encouraged to partner with other social welfare government and non government organizations for effective implementation of the projects.

The teachers may incorporate this in their lesson plans, and along with comparatively bigger CIVICS project, they may create a concept of “Little Acts of Kindness”, which would include a daily story sharing of stud...


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