Category: Education & Higher Education

The Newman Framework: Testimony of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa

In 2017, the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), through its research center CIRAD, launched a flagship international project with a view to providing Catholic higher education institutions with a comprehensive framework on university social responsibility (USR) called the Newman Framework. Based on the latter, a whole Assessment system on social responsibility was designed for universities…
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Our “The Use of social networks as a research methodology” webinar is available on replay !

As part of its “Research Talks”, CIRAD-IFCU held a webinar on the topic of “The Use of social networks as a research methodology”, on the 21st of April 2021. We were able to welcome Dr Rosa Aparicio Gómez. She is currently a researcher at the Instituto Universitario José Ortega y Gasset (Madrid, Spain). CIRAD-IFCU would like…
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Handbook on best practices in Africa and Asia : Improving disabled students’ inclusion within Catholic universities

The access to higher education for people with disabilities is a crucial issue for higher education institutions (HEIs) and, in particular, for Catholic HEIs in the light of the Church’s humanistic values and intellectual tradition. In this regard, IFCU launched an international project entitled “Towards an Inclusive Culture and Pedagogy” in 2014, with the aim…
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