Engagement is Strategic

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Two sets of conversations between practitioners and scholars of engagement of higher education institutions (HEIs) with the larger society reinforced its strategic nature. The first conversation took place in Edmonton (Canada) where 15th Annual Conference of Engaged Scholarship Consortium was held. Nearly 550 delegates from across USA and Canada shared their practices and policies of […]

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Launch of the 5th GUNi World Report, 14th October’2014, Barcelona, Spain

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The Fifth book in the GUNi World Report Series on “Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change”, was launched in Barcelona on the 14th of October’2014. The main speakers at the launch included Dr Rajesh Tandon & Dr Budd Hall, Co-chairs, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education, […]

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15th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium, 7th & 8th October 2014, Edmonton, Canada

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The Universities throughout the world are re-examining their mandates and their ways of achieving them. For some, this means renewing or reinvigorating their covenant to serve the public good by engaging in new ways with their students and communities. The 15th Annual Conference of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium, titled “Engaging for Change, Changing for Engagement”, […]

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