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
New European Commission report on university-community engagement
The report proposes that universities play an important role when it comes to societal needs and gives a new definition of community engagement.
TEFCE featured in recent international publications on higher education policy
The TEFCE project has been featured in more than five relevant publications, including OECD and DAAD.
TEFCE webinar hosted by GUNi
The Global University Network for Innovation and the TEFCE Project held the webinar TEFCE Toolbox for Community Engagement in Higher Education – From Theory to Practice
In Memoriam: Paul Benneworth
It is with immense sadness that we announce that our colleague Paul Benneworth died unexpectedly on Tuesday 12 May 2020 at the age of 46.