SHEFCE launch: press release

November 15, 2020

The project Steering Higher Education for Community Engagement (SHEFCE) has been launched to support community engagement of European universities, understood as university partnerships with external stakeholders to address societal challenges.

The project, which is funded through the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme, aims to build the capacities of universities, policymakers and stakeholders in Europe for mainstreaming community engagement in higher education. 

The SHEFCE project is led by the Institute for the Development of Education (Croatia) and gathers 23 partners/associate partners from six EU Member States. The associate partners include the European University Association, the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education, the European Students’ Union, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Council of Europe.

The full press release about the project can be downloaded here.

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