A special session dedicated to the TEFCE project was held at the 2nd European Service Learning Conference, held in Antwerp, Belgium on 19-21 September 2019.
The session opened with a presentation by Prof. Bojana Culum (University of Rijeka, Croatia – a TEFCE partner) about the need to develop innovative policy tools and frameworks for supporting, monitoring and assessing community engagement in European higher education, and how the TEFCE project Toolbox provides a response to this need. The session followed with a discussion led by a panel of respondents who are experts in university-community engagement:
• Wolfgang Stark (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
• Lorraine McIlrath (NUI Galway, Ireland)
• Pilar Aramburuzabala (Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain)