Case Studies: 2016

Case studies 2016
  • Retired Engineers Inspiring the Next Generation

    A recent report from the Royal Academy of Engineering has highlighted a shortage in engineers, with an estimated 1 million new engineers and technicians needed by 2020.

  • Silver City Surfers’ Schools Squad: Ferryhill

    There are two thirds of over 75s who do not use the internet and 99% of teenagers who do.

  • Silver Games 2016

    Improving the quality of life in our community and proving that four generations can work together successfully and without fear.

  • Befriending Caithness

    S5/S6 Pupils from Wick High School offer befriending to older people on the Queen Elizabeth ward in Caithness General Hospital.

  • Walking Football

    'Walking Football' is an ongoing intergenerational project.

  • South Perth Community Partnership and Perth High School IT Project

    The aim was to bring together Perth High School pupils and members of the South Perth community to engage in a project and share relevant skills. School pupils shared knowledge relating to new technologies, social media and IT whilst the community members shared skills in baking and craft making.

  • Old’s Cool

    It was important to run this project, as the aim of our Old’s Cool Intergenerational Project is to support young people (S1-S4) at risk of disengaging from school, to plan and facilitate their own intergenerational activities. Accordingly, intergenerational practice was fundamental to helping our young people achieve this.