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New PASCAL book series - Universities and Lifelong Learning from Manchester University Press

Please find below details of the first three books in a new PASCAL book series on Universities and Lifelong Learning being published shortly by Manchester University Press. The series editor is PASCAL Director for Europe, Professor Mike Osborne of the University of Glasgow, and we are very pleased that so many of our associates and principals are involved in the project.

This work was inspired in the first instance by the PURE project, and a number of other books will follow.

Winners Named for 2013 MacJannet Prize!

On behalf of the MacJannet Foundation and the 2013 Selection Committee, the Talloires Network Secretariat is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship!

Monitoring and assessment tools for community-engaged universities

For those interested in monitoring and assessment tools for community-engaged universities, this inventory prepared for the Community-Engaged Scholarship Partnership in Canada may be helpful:

PASCAL Workshop at GUNI conference in Barcelona - 13 May 2013

May 13 2013 10:00
Europe/Madrid
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) Campus Nord
Vértex Building, Plaça d'Eusebi Güell, 6
Barcelona
Spain  Spain

PASCAL will be running a workshop at the GUNI conference in Barcelona on 13 May 2013 from 1000-1200 led by Professor Josef Konvitz (Chair of PASCAL), Professor James Powell (Director of the PUMR project) and Dr Oscar Valiente, University of Glasgow, which will introduce the work of the Observatory and specifically of

The Talloires Network E-Newsletter - April 2013

The Talloires Network is one of the partners with whom PASCAL collaborates, and which is a co-signatory to the September 23 2010 Communique "Enhancing North-South Cooperation in Community-University Engagement".

Cities Learning Together - 11th PASCAL International Observatory Conference - Hong Kong 18-20 November 2013

Nov 18 2013
Nov 20 2013
Asia/Hong Kong
Eaton Hotel
380 Nathan Road
Kowloon
Hong Kong  Hong Kong

Organised by The EU Centre at RMIT and hosted by The Hong Kong Institute of Education, the 11th PASCAL International Observatory Conference will take place in Hong Kong, 18-20 November 2013 with fieldwork to test approaches in different Hong Kong settings on 19 November

Call for Contributions - Cities Learning Together - 11th PASCAL International Observatory Conference

A set of Conference Readings or Precedings will be prepared to support the work of this Conference. The Planning Group invites short Contributions relevant to the main themes and panel sessions. These will be distributed electronically to participants in advance of the Conference, and also made available for use at registration.

Talloires Network Launches Faculty and Staff Professional Development (FSPD) Program

Innovations in Civic Participation (ICP) is launching a two-year Faculty and Staff Professional Development (FSPD) Program for the Talloires Network, an international association of civically engaged universities housed at Tufts University. This new initiative, funded by the Pearson Foundation, aims to enhance capacity for member universities to build institutional frameworks focused on civic engagement.

An Open Invitation to Participate in A Global Communiqué on The Grand Challenges and the Great Transformation

On September 23, 2010, a group of international networks (known as the Big Tent group[i]) working on the community-university research and Engagement issues released the first Global Communiqué on the “Enhancement of North-South Cooperation in Community University Engagement.  On October 8, 2011, the Big Tent Group released the second global dialogue communiqué on “A Scenario for Community-University Engagement in 2030”.   In May of 2012 the Big Tent Group released a global communiqué on Sustainability, Knowledge and Democracy.  The Big Tent Group will release a 4th Global Communique during the Barcelona International Conference on Knowledge, Transformation and Social Responsibility being organised by the Global University Network for Innovation May 12-15, 2013. As with the earlier communiqués, this statement will be open source and will be owned by all who participate with the rights to re-distribute and share within all networks.

University Economic Impact - Input/Output Analysis and Other Ways to Tell Your Story

May 3 2013
US/Eastern
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
1307 New York Avenue Northwest
Washington
United States  United States

This workshop – which is being conducted by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Association of American Universities (AAU) -- will be of interest to university personnel involved in preparing or communicating to the public about economic impact studies, or more broadly about the economic contributions their university makes. The session descriptions in the agenda will help you identify the right person or persons on your campus, and the organizers would be grateful if you would let them know about this.  The cost is $75 US.

 

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