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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.

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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.

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Transnational project meeting 1

SHEFCE partners discussed the application of the TEFCE Toolbox for community engagement and the proposal for a European Heatmap
February 1, 2021

Heatmap brainstorming sessions

The SHEFCE Heatmap Team is discussing how to develop a tool to identify and compare universities' community engagement
January 4, 2021

SHEFCE launch: press release

Newly launched SHEFCE project will help universities and policymakers improve community engagement in higher education
November 15, 2020

SHEFCE kick-off meeting

A two-day online meeting gathering of all 23 SHEFCE partners was held on 13-14 October 2020
October 13, 2020
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