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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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Expert Team meeting in Twente on TEFCE policy impact scenarios

The TEFCE Expert Team held a meeting at the University of Twente, Center for Higher Education Policy Studies, on 29th-30th January 2020.
January 29, 2020

The TEFCE presented on the European Association for International Education Blog

The European Association for International Education has published an article on their blog about the project TEFCE: Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education.
January 9, 2020

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.
November 21, 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).
November 12, 2019
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UNESCO: Knowledge-for-Change (K4C) Consortium

November 12, 2019

Commentary: ‘How public universities are serving society’

November 11, 2019

Commentary: ‘A clarion call for civic re-engagement by universities’

October 1, 2019

European Association for Service-Learning in HE

September 1, 2019
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