Introduction to Community Engagement - Online Training

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Blackboard Collaborate (Online)
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This training session provides an introduction and overview of what’s involved when working in mutually beneficial research partnerships with communities. Co-hosted and developed by NCCPE and one of our experienced community partners, Kim Aumann, the session will help you think about what the purpose of community engagement is for you, and how to go about establishing an effective partnership. Participants will hear from an expert trainer with direct experience of community engagement, as well as having opportunities to take part in interactive activities and group discussion, using our online platform Blackboard Collaborate.

Target participants

Those working in universities who want to know about community engagement and are interested in the potential of applying a community engaged research approach.

Learning objectives

  • Consider your knowledge and understanding of community engagement and community engaged research
  • Explore the continuum of collaborative research with communities
  • Think about what helps to build strong community engagement and enhance your skills by experimenting with these ideas
  • Reflect on how community engagement relates to your own work and roles.


This course will be facilitated by Kim Aumann and Ellie Stevens. Find out more about our experienced training team here.

Course Fee

£60 per delegate (standard ticket) or £50 for PEP Network Members.

It is free to join the NCCPE's public engagement professionals network (or PEP Network), which aims to support public engagement professionals across the UK working in higher education and research to access CPD, peer support and the latest thinking on engagement.

Please note, booking for this training session closes on Friday 7th August. If you miss the booking deadline please email us to enquire about availability of places.