Our Vision, Mission and Aims
The NCCPE seeks to support a culture change in the HEI sector through our vision, mission and aims.
...is of a higher education sector making a vital, strategic and valued contribution to 21st-century society through its public engagement activity.
... is to support universities to increase the quantity and quality of their public engagement activity.
Our three strategic aims:
1. Inspire a shift in culture
- by supporting universities in bringing about strategic change that embeds public engagement
- by identifying, developing and disseminating evidence-informed practice
2. Increase capacity for public engagement
- by brokering and encouraging the sharing of effective practice
- by capturing learning from the beacons and beyond and sharing it widely
3. Build effective partnerships to encourage partners to embed public engagement in their work
- by informing, influencing and interpreting policy
- by raising the status of public engagement