Challenges and Opportunities of Community Service Learning
One of the central challenges of education is to instill educators with a sense of social responsibility to their communities. The research examines the contribution of community service learning to enhancing student teachers` responsibility and their social involvement as well as to teacher training. The challenges and opportunities of learning communities focused on analyzing social issues and educational repercussions in the field are presented in this study. The assumption was that participating in learning community would further implement student teachers` community social involvement while enhancing responsibility in their field of action. The findings pinpointed that there were positive opportunities of the learning communities from a personal aspect such as developing self-learning, and learning about "me", as well as broaden their teaching skills, through methodology for teacher training, and developing reflective thought. These insights can also be implemented in adults educational frameworks and during service learning as part of teacher training.