Engage 2014 - Call for Contributors

Deadline for submissions: 15th August


We are inviting several different types of contribution to our conference. Please consider which format would best suit your contribution before filling in the form. Please note that you need to fill in a separate form for each contribution.

Some things to bear in mind:

Community Engagement Job - Cardiff

Job title: Community Gateway Project Manager

To oversee the development and coordination of the Cardiff University Community Gateway, in partnership with the cross sector Steering Group.  To ensure that the project’s outputs and outcomes are delivered.  
Key responsibilities:

Talloires Network- Campus Engage Roundtable

Campus Engage were delighted to welcome Prof. Barbara Holland, Talloires Network, to deliver a Roundtable on Engagement Leadership, Planning and Change Management for Higher Education-Community Engagement, Dublin Castle, 16 June.

Particiants included Campus Engage Steering Committee members, working group convenors and leaders from associated initiatves such as the Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning.

Campus Engage mentoring and consultation service for community-based research (CBR) and community-based learning (CBL)

Campus Engage, the 17 HEI national capacity building network, promoting community engagement as a core function of Higher Education, is actively delivering on Actions Plans for 2013-2015. One major deliverable for this period is the development of a National onsite and online mentoring and consultation programme for Community-based Research (CBR) and Community-based Learning (CBL), to be offered to all higher education institutions.

ITB Journal December 2014 edition - dedicated to Civic Engagement - Call for Papers

Deadline for Paper Submissions: Friday 7th November 2014

There is no limit on the amount of papers which can be included and hopefully we will get submissions in areas such as service learning, knowledge exchange, community based research and volunteering.  In doing so it will provide an opportunity to share with colleagues at ITB and indeed in other higher education institutions how civic engagement activities have been embraced by ITB. 


Formatting/Submission details:

Minister for Education and Skills, Mr Ruairi Quinn T.D officially launches the Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement


At a landmark event in Dublin Castle today 20 Presidents of Higher Education Institutions came together as leaders of higher education in Ireland, to publicly sign up to the 10 point Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement. Under the Charter the presidents underscore their commitment to the civic and community engagement role and responsibilities of their institutions.

Call for submissions for the first Children's Research Digest

The first issue 'Capturing the Voice of the Child' is due to be published in Autumn 2014 and will allow members to showcase and disseminate their research work in this field.

The key objectives of the Children’s Research Digest can be summarised as:

IUA Recruiting: Academic Leadership and Development Project Manager

The Academic Leadership and Development project, funded under the HEA Strategic Innovation and Development Call, will support the enhancement of academic leadership and management capacity within Ireland’s seven Universities.  

The IUA invites applications for the new 14 month position of Academic Leadership and Development Project Manager.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 6th June.


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