Volunteering and schools in the challenge for educational success

Author/s Ferdinando Siringo
Publishing Year 2010 Issue 2010/1
Language Italian Pages 16 P. 111-126 File size 660 KB
DOI 10.3280/PSC2010-001010
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Volunteer organisations as education players, in connection to the school system, is becoming more and more important for young students. In the paper is drawn a short profile of volunteer organisations as grassroots welfare points in our local communities; organised volunteering is described as educational agency; finally, operating lines are described, connecting school action with volunteering actions, in order to fight school dropouts and adolescent exclusion and in order to promote citizenship education.

Keywords: Volunteering; Volunteer organisations; School; Educational agencies; Community; Adolescents; Citizenship education; Prevention; School dropout; Center for Volunteering; Welfare community

Ferdinando Siringo, Volontariato e scuola nella sfida educativa in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 1/2010, pp 111-126, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2010-001010