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Conclusion

Since all building blocks taken together are a demanding task that is to be regarded as long-term...

Building block 9: determine responsibilities for community development

This last component is about who takes responsibility for community development and how. Differen...

Building block 8: strengthening continuities, commitments and obligations through activities and projects

This building block is about the operational implementation of community development, without whi...

Building block 7: strategically develop and expand relationships with and between selected groups of actors

Building blocks 5 and 6 were about identifying, better understanding and presenting the totality ...

Building block 6: making groups of actors visible to the community and keeping them continuously in view

Whereas Building Block 5 was about taking stock, this Building Block of Community Development is ...

Building block 5: analysing groups of actors

After the history building blocks 2 to 4, another indispensable set of topics follows. This has a...

Building block 4: continuing and retelling the community story

Once community development has conducted an anamnesis of the community story told so far through ...

Building block 3: understanding who and how the community story is told and received.

Apart from the content of the community story, it is very relevant for community development by w...

Building block 2: understanding community history in terms of content

The core idea (building block 1) is the initial spark of the community, which must be continuousl...

Building block 1: understanding the core idea and communicating it clearly to all stakeholders

The central link of a community is a common higher purpose, a shared mission and common ideals an...

At the beginning: philosophy of the community perspective

A community is a complex social entity with numerous members and subgroups. These feel connected ...

Introduction

This guideline explains the community development approach and relates it to the ACCESS context t...

4-EARS MODEL

Field of application #Intercultural training #Communication Resume / Brief...

GOSSIP

Field of application Intercultural training Resume / Brief description   ...

The World Cafe

Field of application Guided larger group #conversations and #reflections   ...

References

OECD Learning Compass 2030 Reich, K. (2008): Konstruktivistische Didaktik Siebert, H. (2005): P...

Training communication skills in the context of university teaching

Obtaining information from a government agency, apologizing to the teacher for being absent, intr...

References for Service Learning

Crabtree, R. D. (2008). Theoretical Foundations for International Service-Learning. Michigan Jour...

Types of Service Learning for University Students

The following list gives a sense of the four main ways students can apply instruction and practic...

Service Learning Models

While there are a number of models of service-learning, most service-learning experiences can be ...