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.
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.
Project management and quality assurance
Mapping and critical synthesis of research, policy and practice oncommunity engagement
Developing an innovative toolbox (comprising measuresfor guidance, assessment and peer-learning) on community engagement
Piloting the community engagement toolbox atuniversities and their local communities
Assessing the feasibility of developing policy tools for communityengagement at the EU level
Stakeholder consultation and projectexploitation / sustainability
Visibility and dissemination
1 January 2018 - 31 December 2020.
European Commission, Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 3, Forward LookingCooperation Projects (grant agreement: 590200-EPP-1-2017-1-DE-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD)
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