In order to ensure the quality  of the TEFCE toolbox for community engagement and to ensure that the policy recommendations have the potential to impact future policies at the EU and national level, activities will be organised to  discuss the TEFCE outputs and recommendations with key stakeholders throughout Europe.
Events, meetings and webinars held
Details will be provided below during the course of the project on the consultation events held:

TEFCE Toolbox launch webinar

December 2, 2020
Presentation of TEFCE Toolbox to 69 international stakeholders including from the European Commission and the OECD

NESET/European Commission webinar on community engagement in higher education

March 19, 2021
Presentation of TEFCE project coordinator to 200 international stakeholders, including presentation on TEFCE Toolbox and presentation by University of Rijeka

TEFCE presentation at Porticus/Clayss UNISERVITATE symposium

October 28, 2020
Presentation of TEFCE Toolbox at launch of new global initiative programme by Porticus and the Latin American Centre for Solidarity Service-Learning (Clayss)

Webinar series for YUFE - Young Universities for the Future of Europe

October 29, 2020
Series of webinars for staff from Universities of Antwerp, Bremen, Dunaujvaros, East Finland, Girona, Maastricht and Torun on community engagement and the TEFCE Toolbox.

Thematic session at EAIE 2020 conference

October 15, 2020
Conference session held by Academic Cooperation Association, GUNI and the TEFCE project focusing on the concept of community engagement in higher education and how it can connect to internationalisation.

Webinar for the Global University Network for Innovation

July 9, 2020
In this webinar we explored the toolbox developed by the project and learned from a first-person experience in piloting the toolbox at the University of Rijeka (Croatia).

Presentation at the 2020 European University Association (EUA) Annual Conference webinar series: Universities building a better Europe. 22 April 2020

April 27, 2020

Presentation at the EURASHE Roundtable “Regional Engagement of Universities of Applied Sciences: Concept and Impact”

February 13, 2020

Meeting with the representatives of the Higher Education Authority in Ireland

November 6, 2019

Consultation with the International Association of Universities

August 30, 2019

Presentation at the conference “2019 European Quality Assurance Forum: Supporting Societal Engagement of Higher Education”

November 21, 2019

Presentation at the conference “European Conference on the Local Mission of Higher Education”

June 18, 2019

Presentation at the conference “Transnational Cooperation Activity Fostering Erasmus+ cooperation projects”

June 26, 2019

Presentation at the XX Anniversary of the Bologna Declaration “Bologna beyond 2020: the fundamental values of the EHEA”

June 25, 2019

Consultation with the Talloires Network (USA)

June 24, 2019
Consultation with the Talloires Network (USA)

Consultation with Campus Engage (Ireland)

May 3, 2019

Consultation with UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

April 17, 2019

Consultation with the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (UK)

March 28, 2019

Consultation with the Catalan Association of Public Universities

February 28, 2019
Presentation and discussion of TEFCE project and draft toolbox for community-engaged universities with members the Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP).

Consultation with the European Consortium of Innovative Universities

October 16, 2018
Consultation with ECIU’s Steering Committee for Entrepreneurship and Societal Impact of Research (ESIR) on the initial plans of the TEFCE project for developing a toolbox for community-engaged universities.

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