Events & Training
Intergenerational Training for Trainers & Practitioners (Greater Renfrewshire, Inverclyde & South Ayrshire)
Tuesday 26th Nov 2019 at Inverclyde Community Development Trust 7½ John Wood Street, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, PA14 5HU
Monday 27th Jan 2020 at The Chrichton Trust Grierson House, Bankend Rd, Dumfries DG1 4ZE
Thursday 19th Mar 2020 at Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Services (BAVS), 55 Newtown Street, Duns, TD11 3AU (£75 Full / £50 Concession)
Thursday 21st May 2020 at Nuclear & Archive Centre, Wick Airport, Wick, KW1 4QS TBC (£75 Full / £50 Concession))
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We are looking for videos of intergenerational Christmas songs by 16th of December.
GWT is delighted to launch the 2020 National Awards and is looking for nominations which will showcase excellence in intergenerational work.
All of our schools are in the top five for student achievement among K-8 charters in Cuyahoga County for 2018-19.
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Trent Stamp from The Eisner Foundation (the only funder of intergenerational projects in USA) talks to Generations United about intergenerational funding, purpose and what we need to make a difference in their communities.
Magic can appear when you connect the different generations through an intergenerational project.
In 2000, our founders envisioned a school that nurtures individuality and builds community through shared learning experiences across generations.
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Through this project Apples and Honey Nursery hoped to connect younger and older people together. It aimed to bring together communities, to tackle loneliness and to create friendships. This case study is being worked on at present.
It was important to run this project due to the high number of young people leaving school in the local Leith area without a positive destination in employment, education or training. Tensions in the local community between both young and older people encouraged us to take an intergenerational approach.
Anam Cara's intergenerational project aims to tackle stereotypes around dementia and to connect older people and young children for the benefit of both age groups.
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