The Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI), a project launched by the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2001. The CKI hopes to place communities at the centre of debate and educate students for civic engagement.
CKI works within CKI there are four basic strands:
- Research Regenerating of links with community and researching volunteering and service learning through research.
- Student Volunteering Enable NUI Galway to become a role model in promoting volunteering.
- Service Learning/Community Based Learning Establish NUI Galway as a pioneering institution in the implementation of service learning programmes.
- Knowledge Sharing Promotes NUI Galway's knowledge resource for the betterment of academic staff, employees, students and the wider community.