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. 


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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.

Voluntary Arts Week gets underway: 9-18 May

Voluntary Arts Week gets underway: 9-18 May

From 9 – 18 May, Voluntary Arts Week celebrates creative participation, so why not get involved in one of our many events?

During the week, groups from all over the Ireland, north and south of the border, will open their doors and demonstrate their awesome creativity with specially organized events.

Mental health innovation funding 2014

Mental health innovation funding 2014

Genio is pleased to announce that we will be offering innovation funding to mental health projects in 2014. Expressions of interest will open on 23rd May and must be made through our website by the closing date of 6th June.

Campus Engage Community-based Learning Leader to Visit Tufts

In collaboration with the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE), the Talloires Network is proud to welcome Lorraine McIlrath to Tufts University. She will headline two campus events focused on the concept of the civic university and on community engagement benchmarking and performance measurements.


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