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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.

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Project objective

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.

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Project news

TEFCE Toolbox now available in multiple languages (open access)

The TEFCE Toolbox has been translated into Catalan, Croatian, German and Spanish
February 1, 2022

TEFCE presented at the UNITE! European University conference

December 10, 2021

Meeting with Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

November 30, 2021

TEFCE presentation for 'Réseau DG2' network of university leaders

Presentation of TEFCE Toolbox at conference of francophone network of university leaders
November 25, 2021
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Community engagement news

Civic University Network conference 2021

Free virtual conference taking place from 18 – 20 May 2021.
April 15, 2021

Living Knowledge Network Online Festival 2021

Participate at the event about inclusive, sustainable and healthy society.
March 30, 2021

EU: Civic engagement in new EUA strategy

Universities without walls – A vision for 2030
January 29, 2021

UK: New Report - ‘The Engaged University'

Turning words into action
December 23, 2020
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