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french service learning
French Service Learning

What is service learning?

  • Work placement
  • Credit bearing
  • Integral part of a degree programme
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French Service Learning
  • Voluntary sector
  • Private sector
  • Public sector
  • Within the host university itself
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French Service Learning


  • To enable students to relate knowledge and theory to practice
  • To provide an awareness of career opportunities
  • To provide experience for future career opportunities
  • To have a positive impact on student employability
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French Service Learning

The syllabus

  • Varies depending on type of placement
  • Some elements common to all placements, eg training on:
    • Role of the volunteer
    • Volunteer expectations and obligations including placement agreements and codes of practice
    • Professional boundaries and confidentiality
    • Issues of health and safety
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French Service Learning

Hours of attendance

  • Mutually agreed between student, organisation and the course convener
  • 100 hours per 10 credits
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French Service Learning


  • Service Learning Agreement
  • Insurance
  • CRB (criminal records bureau) check
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French Service Learning


  • StudyZone
  • Tutorials
  • Email communication
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French Service Learning

Learning Outcomes (1)

  • Improved skills in communication, presentation and interaction
  • The ability to work creatively and flexibly with others as part of a team
  • Mediating skills and qualities of empathy
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work autonomously manifested in self-direction, self-discipline and time-management
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French Service Learning

Learning outcomes (2)

  • Increased intercultural competence
  • An ability to use language creatively and precisely for a range of purposes and audiences
  • The ability to summarize concisely their learning experience
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French Service Learning

Documentation pack consisting of:

  • Module description template
  • Standard placement agreement
  • Volunteering guidelines
  • Health and safety documentation
  • Advice on effective use of StudyZone
  • Procedures for obtaining CRB check
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French Service Learning

Placement database

  • Placements within the university listing:
    • Contact details
    • Suitable for which programme(s)
    • Timescale for placement
    • Brief details of placement
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French Service Learning

Database of potential placements outside the university

  • Name of company
  • Location of placement
  • Description of placement
  • Timescale
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French Service Learning

Case Study 1

Translation of the Roehampton University ePDP into French.

  • A team project
  • A long-term project (3 years +)
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French Service Learning

Case Study 2

Creation of La Société Française involving

  • Organising events
  • Setting up a networking site
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French Service Learning

Some student comments:

  • I have personally learnt a lot from this project […]. I have learned to become more organised […] I have learned skills which I will be able to use in the future (ePDP Translation Project)
  • I am exceedingly happy to have been able to enjoy this […] experience and I hope many other students will do the same after me as it is a very good opportunity to get an insight of working life in a secure environment (teaching assistant)
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French Service Learning
  • This module enabled me to acquire and develop a vast range of skills (ePDP Translation Project)
  • It was a great venture, full of unexpected events and […] I am very grateful for having been part of it (ePDP Translation Project)
  • I would warmly recommend this module to all students as it’s an excellent thing to have on your CV (research and translation assistant)