About the project

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.

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.

Work packages

WP0

Project management and quality assurance

WP1

Mapping and critical synthesis of research, policy and practice oncommunity engagement

WP2

Developing an innovative toolbox (comprising measuresfor guidance, assessment and peer-learning) on community engagement

WP3

Piloting the community engagement toolbox atuniversities and their local communities

WP5

Assessing the feasibility of developing policy tools for communityengagement at the EU level

WP5

Stakeholder consultation and projectexploitation / sustainability

WP6

Visibility and dissemination

Other information

Project duration

1 January 2018 - 31 December 2020.

Funding

European Commission, Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 3, Forward LookingCooperation Projects (grant agreement: 590200-EPP-1-2017-1-DE-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD)

Project Coordinators

Project Partners

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TEFCE Kick-off meeting, Dresden (March 2018)

Project funding

Project co-financing

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