Bridging the Knowledge Gap for Development

Access to knowledge and to creating knowledge represent a basic ingredient for enabling locally owned development to take place. While development literature emphasizes alleviation of poverty and reduction of inequalities and bridging the digital divide, few accounts insist on the importance of knowledge gaps for protracted underdevelopment. Bridging the Knowledge...

Continue reading

Făgăraș Municipal Library Re-development

Duration: 2019 - 2022 Description: The project develops recommendations for the re-development of the Făgăraș Municipal Library. Recomandări ale Institutul de Cercetare Făgăraș pentru Primăria Municipiului Făgăraș: Biblioteca Municipală Făgăraș Octavian Paler, O bibliotecă pentru o comunitate locală axată pe învățare Team: Claudia Șerbănuță, Stefan Cibian, Mihai Racu, Klaus Birthler,...

Continue reading

Report on Țara Făgărașului Diaspora Engagement in Civic and Philanthropic Activities

The report focuses on community engagement and philanthropic activities of Țara Făgărașului diaspora. In order to understand diaspora engagement, we are tracking the migration pathways, the decision-making processes involved, experiences while away, as well as in case of return. The Report has been commissioned by the Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation...

Continue reading

How do we critically understand and assess higher education? Intensive and interactive course about key aspects of higher education

On November 30, 2019 the course How do we critically understand and assess higher education? Intensive and interactive course about key aspects of higher education was held in Făgăraș, at the Radu Negru National College. The Course was held by Dr. Pușa Năstase and Dr. Monica Jitareanu from the Central...

Continue reading