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Old People’s home for 4 year olds

Intergenerational issues concern everyday life and also arrive on TV in 2019, to stimulate public opinion about the possibilities of the care for older people. “Old People’s Home for 4 Years Old” is a British Channel 4 program, itself inspired by a similar program born in the United States 25 years ago, and tells the […]

Project work during the Covid-19 pandemic

Henna Timonen University of Easten Finland The pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus has affected work and education widely in Finland, as in any other country in the world. As the University of Eastern Finland had to close its’ doors in March, remote working, learning and teaching have been introduced to the staff and students […]

Intergenerational Learning & Active Citizenship in Non-formal Education e-learning course

Intergenerational Learning and Active Citizenship in Non-formal Education course is now available in our GE&IN e-learning platform. This formal university course was developed as a constructor of Identity and Culture. The course contents, prepared and pre-tested by the University of Eastern Finland last summer, consist of five learning modules and five interactive videos and concern: […]

TRAINING GUIDE GENERATION IN INTERACTION

As a part of the Generations in Interaction, project partners are developing a training guide titled „Generations in Interaction: A guide to intergenerational learning.” The guide will contain a rationale of the project and some basic facts about the benefits and reasons for intergenerational learning in the introductory part. The forts chapter will be followed […]

We combine potential

Do you wonder whether intergenerational education is a current trend in the university environment and human departments in business or is it really a phenomenon that has always accompanied us, but has been not on a specific name and definition for a long time? Personally, I am inclined to believe that innate humanity and the […]

Visit the intergenerational center “Il Melo” (Gallarate, Milan)

On November 7, 2019, the Units group visited “Il Melo” center in Gallarate, in the province of Milan. Born from a territorial volunteering experience in 1969, “Il Melo” became a Social Solidarity Cooperative in 1980 with the name of Social Cooperation Center. In the following years the Cooperative has given birth to numerous other services, […]

Kick-Off Meeting

As from the beginning of the two-year „Generations in Interaction: Integrational Learning as a Constructor of Identity and Culture” project, in Warsaw at the end of September took place a three-day Kick-Off Meeting. We have an opportunity to welcome our partners from seven other organisations from Finland, Slovenia, Italy and Romania – people completely dedicated […]