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An alternative approach to measuring community engagement in higher education

Farnell, Thomas (2021) An alternative approach to measuring community engagement in higher education. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Jul 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Universities across the globe are increasingly being called on to contribute to their surrounding communities and regions, especially so as they are mobilised in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Reflecting on these emerging demands within Europe, Thomas Farnell, presents the TEFCE project and its role in the development of a European framework for community engagement in higher education, based on a qualitative and participatory approach, rather than one driven by metrics. Outlining the aims of the framework and what makes it different to previous approaches, he argues why the time might be right for such a project to embed itself in a European context.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2021 14:42
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2021 23:04
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111707

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