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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 final events: Expert panels with key European stakeholders

TEFCE will host panels with speakers from the European Commission, the Council of Europe, EUA, EURASHE and Campus Engage
October 20, 2021

TEFCE establishing links with Latin American networks & universities

TEFCE has been presented at webinars by CLAYSS and GUNI and links have been made with researchers and universities
October 18, 2021

TEFCE advocacy for UNESCO World Higher Education Conference

The TEFCE team is working on including its messages on community engagement in higher education in the UNESCO 2022 conference
October 8, 2021

TEFCE presented at leading international conferences

TEFCE project presented at Westminster Forum, Living Knowledge, Talloires Network and ECER conferences
October 4, 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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