About community engagement
Community engagement refers to the development of relationships by higher education institutions with stakeholders in their local or regional communities in order to address societal needs, in a way that is mutually beneficial.Read the news
The objective of the TEFCE project is to develop innovative and feasible policy tools at the university and European level for supporting, monitoring and assessing the community engagement of higher education institutions.More about the project
First TEFCE publication and policy brief issued
The first publication within the TEFCE project, "Mapping and Critical Synthesis of Current State-of-the-Art on Community Engagement in Higher Education", has been issued.
Expert Team meeting and consultation with ECIU in Norway
The TEFCE Expert Team held a meeting at the University of Stavanger (Norway) to brainstorm the development of a toolbox for community engagement in higher education.
Expert Team meeting in Zagreb, Croatia
The TEFCE Expert Team held its first Expert Team meeting at the Institute for the Development of Education (Croatia) to discuss the initial results of the mapping of the policies and practice on community engagement in higher education.
TEFCE networking at the EUA annual conference
The TEFCE project manager Thomas Farnell attended the EUA 2018 Annual Conference (entitled 'Engaged and Responsible Universities Shaping Europe” held at the University of Zurich on 3-4 April 2018, due to the close link between the conference theme and the TEFCE project.