Our Friends and Partners
Back row - Alison Clyde, CEO (GWT), Alan Hatton-Yeo, (Retired Chair, GWT), Donna Butts (Executive Director, Generations United, USA), Sue Read, CEO (Beth Johnson Foundation), Carl Tobias Johansson, PhD Student (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Anneke Fitzgerald, Emeritus Professor (Griffith University, Australia), Dr Mariano Sanchez Martinez (University of Granada, Spain), Sheri Steinig, (Director, Generations United, USA)
Front Row (from left to right) - Vicky Titterington, Director (Linking Generations Northern Ireland), Prof. Matt Kaplan (Penn State University, USA), Mirain Llwyd Roberts, Age Friendly Coordinator (Bridging the Generations, Wales) & Lois Peach, Researcher (University of Bristol).
GWT's team work tirelessly to build and strengthen relationships with individuals, academics, groups, charities (NGOs) and organisations from across the world including:
Apples and Honey Nightingale
Apples and Honey Nightingale (AHN) is an intergenerational pre-school and day care with a Jewish ethos. AHN is a small pre-school and day care for all children from 3 months to five years. Based around a large, green and secure garden setting, and are one of the UK’s first intergenerational nursery. In their own bungalow within the grounds of Nightingale House, a care home for older people, the children develop a deeper understanding of the human life cycle and respect for others from their daily interactions with their older friends at Nightingale.
Australian Institute for Intergenerational Practice (AIIP)
The overall purpose of AIIP is to re-connect communities through the development, implementation and evaluation of intergenerational programs.
AIIP is one of our first country leads to take part in our Global Intergenerational Week campaign 2022.
Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF)
BJF is a national charity dedicated to making a future for all ages. They want everyone to enjoy a great later life, which means as a society we need to make changes at a strategic and practical level.
BJF are part of the Executive Team leading on this year’s Global Intergenerational Week Campaign for 2022.
Generations United (GU)
The mission of Generations United is to improve the lives of children, youth, and older people through intergenerational collaboration, public policies, and programs for the enduring benefit of all.
GU is one of our first country leads to take part in our Global Intergenerational Week campaign 2022.
Linking Generations Northern Ireland (LGNI)
This initiative promotes and supports the development of Intergenerational Practice across the region providing opportunities for older and younger people to meet and learn from each other.
LGNI is part of the Executive Team leading the Global Intergenerational Week Campaign.
The Soil Association
Food for Life Get Togethers is a new programme, created to transform our food culture, unite communities, create meaningful relationships between generations and unlock the power of good food for our physical and mental health and wellbeing. Working with six partners including GWT, the project will give communities the chance to come together through special events and social hubs that promote growing, cooking and eating healthy food.
University of Granada
GWT has built a strong working relationship with Dr. Mariano Sánchez, Macrosad Chair in Intergenerational Studies at the University of Granada, Spain. Together we deliver an eight week online Intergenerational training course for anyone who wants to gain a deeper understanding of intergenerational work, its purpose, impact and practical application to enable them to apply this within their own work.
The Macrosad Chair is one of our first country leads to take part in our Global Intergenerational Week campaign 2022.