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
TEFCE project presented at European Quality Assurance Forum 2019
The TEFCE Toolbox was presented to over 50 international experts in quality assurance in higher education at the 2019 European Quality Assurance Forum, which was held in Berlin on 21-23 November 2019.
Successful piloting of TEFCE Toolbox in Dublin, Ireland
Final TEFCE Toolbox piloting took place in the form of thematic focus groups with university-community stakeholders at Technological University Dublin and Dublin City Council (7-8 November 2019).
TEFCE at international ACA conference on the engaged university
TEFCE project promoted by J.M. Vilalta (ACUP/GUNI) by Thomas Farnell (IDE) at conference 'The engaged university: linking the global and the local' held in Bled, Slovenia (17-18 September 2019).
Successful piloting of TEFCE Toolbox in Rijeka, Croatia
The third TEFCE Toolbox piloting at the University of Rijeka and co-hosted by the City of Rijeka (25-26 September 2019) further confirmed its fitness-for-purpose.