True to age, true to gender

16. 8. 2021

RATIONALE In adult education, older people are generally thought of as a group of older individuals defined mostly by their age and ageism, with hardly any regard to the gender and gender capital experiences they have accumulated throughout life. But gender can matter even more in old age than in childhood or adulthood (mostly due to sociological aspects rather than psychological and physiological aspects of later life). Inequalities persist...


Dreamlike Neighbourhood – Older people connect meaningfully in their communities

9. 8. 2021

RATIONALE Due to demographic changes and a widely supported policy of ageing in place, the number of older people who live alone is rising. Thus, more supportive residential neighbourhoods are needed to enable older people to age in place successfully. Besides age-friendly physical environments, possibilities to connect with other (older) adults in the neighbourhood are crucial for the well-being of older people. In fact, people with strong...


Keep going, reach goals, get an award – Empowering senior volunteerism

9. 8. 2021

RATIONALE In the times of major social changes volunteering of all people notwithstanding their age is a valuable way to resist, grow and develop as individuals and communities. While the share of older people over 65 years of age is growing, their active participation in society is becoming an ever more appreciated reality and need. TARGET GROUPS Adult educators Older volunteers who are or who want to become...


Funmilies – Intergenerational Sport Solutions for Healthy Ageing

25. 5. 2021

Rationale Contemporary society is getting ever more fragmented with numerous divisions. People are knowledgeable or not knowledgeable, healthy or sick, technologically skilled or not. The generational gap is getting wider as well. In different ways, European Union is struggling for a cohesive society. Many are European projects supporting cohesion, dealing with various social matters and topics. In the project Funmilies, our endeavours are...


LearnersMot2 – Creating a continuous supportive learning environment for the 45+, low educated and low skilled adults

17. 12. 2020

RATIONALE Today’s employers have to trust all their employees that they can learn and support the evolution of the company in our changing world. Moreover, older employees in state of functional illiteracy, the low educated and the low skilled ones need to be involved in educational programmes as to stay on the labour market. The project is meant to empower adult educators offering them and constructing with them knowledge and skills needed...


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