University College Ghent
Geraard de Duivelstraat 5 - 9000 Ghent - Belgium
Phone: 09 243 33 33 - E-mail:
Socially engaged teacher 40084/4621/2122/1/35
Study guide

Socially engaged teacher 

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • IC Education, programme stage 3
  • IC Sports program
    Choice package:
    • Secondary education - sports program: choose for 12 ECTS CREDITS
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 81,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2021 ()

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs2,00 hours
Teaching Activities, Learning Activities, Assessment Activities
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Van Steenkiste Carmen
Other teaching staff: Coppens Lien
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1


Service-learning combines service to the community with student learning.

While students participate in community service projects, the students develop practical, academic and a sense of civic responsibility.

- reflect critically with fellow students on practice and theoretical frameworks
- shape the teaching profession through broad participation in an authentic context
- to broaden his own frame of reference
- connect theoretical frameworks with experience in the broad social cultural field
- actively cooperate within an authentic context


Community Service Learning
- cultural and social engagement
- diversity
- talent development
- critical reflection

Order of enrolment

There are no prerequisites for this course.


No prior knowledge of Dutch is required
Basic knowledge of English

Final objectives

The student is able to express himself verbally in at least one language other than the mother tongue, in such a way that he presents detailed descriptions in work-related contexts, on a wide range of topics, and he is quite able to participate in a fluent and spontaneous conversation with native speakers.
The student is able to independently do his work and / or internship.
The student knows and understands his own frame of reference and worldview and he is able to link these to other view points.
The student is able to develop an informed opinion about international social and / or political issues.

Teaching methods

  • Other
    Additional information: Community Service Learning
  • Assignment
  • Internship
    Additional information: internship

Study guidance

During an introduction session the expectations are made clear.

A mentor from the organization will guide you.

The lecturer of the university college is your contact for questions.


Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Inside Regular exam schedulePortfolio100,00The student must participate in peer review and compile a portfolio demonstrating that the student achieved the goals of CSL.

Other study materials

Chamilo platform

Study costs

Limited study cost