In ENtRANCE project (31.12.2017 – 29.6.2020) five higher education institutions (HEI) are tackling current societal challenges together with civil society organizations (CSO). E.g. associations, foundations and other non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations which seek to serve public interest and address societal problems.

 

 

Objectives

An aim of the project is to enhance co-operation between CSOs and HEIs and produce a handbook.

 

 

Last News

After 10 years of service, the database of the VUB Science Shop – “Wetenschapswinkel” in Dutch – which includes all the research topics submitted by CSOs, was ready for renewal. After a year of intensive collaboration with database developers and designers the Science Shop staff now proudly presents their brand new (Dutch) database on www.wetenschapswinkel.be/databank. […]

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May 20th till 31st, 22 visitors from 5 universities in Myanmar, Laos & Cambodia explored the education system of Wageningen UR and how to connect academia and society. The Science Shop, Academic Consultancy Training course and the ENTRANCE training were presented as inspiring models.   The names of those 5 universities are: – Yangon Technological […]

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How to train the staff and students to understanding of societal challenges and the work that the local CSO’s do when facing those? ENtRANCE project has challenged this in several countries within the project. In Lahti UAS, Finland, the approach has been a multiple and colorful choice of tasks and events with the CSO’s, as […]

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The ENtRANCE project Program for Action-Training and Intervention with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) is taking place at ISMAI since the end of March 2019 and will continue along the next academic year 2019/2020. The training sessions are addressed to students and teachers with demonstrated interest in the topic of “Community Based Learning” (CBR). The training […]

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How do partner organisations evaluate community based research (CBR) student projects they were involved in? Within ENtRANCE, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Wageningen University & Research (WU) and Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) surveyed (72) and interviewed (23 of) their partner organisations in autumn 2018. While CBR projects at VUB and WU are supported by […]

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For disseminating the project results, the first multiplier event by ISMAI/IPMAIA took place April 4th at Maiêutica university campus in Maia, Portugal. About 19 participants attended the session representing both CSOs and University institutions. A few students and teachers from our university involved in the project also attended. In this session, the focus was on […]

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In the learning spaces tour organised by 4TU, Valentina Tassone and Lèneke Pfeiffer shared the impact and needs study results of the ENtRANCE project survey. As well as the innovation efforts to foster transdisciplinary learning in one of the Wageningen University courses. 4TU is a collaboration effort of the four technological Universities in the Netherlands […]

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How do partner organisations evaluate community based research (CBR) student projects they were involved in? Within the ENtRANCE project (co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the EU) Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Wageningen University & Research (WU) and Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) surveyed (72) and interviewed (23 of) their partner organisations in autumn 2018. […]

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Hereby in summary the results of the impact study carried out in close collaboration with the ENtRANCE project partners. The aim of this impact study is to gain insights in the level of success of the research projects facilitated by the Science Shop Wageningen University & Research (Science Shop WUR). Specifically in what ways the […]

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In November 2018, ENtRANCE project had a workshop in the FellmanniCampus of Lahti UAS, Finland. The workshop intended to:  enhance the interest and ability of Lahti UAS staff members to listen to and co-operate with civil society organizations (CSOs),  get the local CSOs to work together, gather ideas from members of different CSOs and increase the co-operation between Lahti UAS and CSOs.  The main question was “What would […]

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