GWT National Conference 2018
Huge thanks to everyone who attended our conference on Wednesday 7th March 2018 in Glasgow, at University of Strathclyde, The Technology & Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD and to all our speakers, presenters and staff for making the day such a success.
We had a fantastic array of presenters and workshops who gave an inspiring insight into intergenerational work taking place across Scotland and England. Key note speakers included:
- Maree Todd MSP, Minister for Childcare and Early Years
- Susan Langford MBE, Director, Magic Me – Connecting Generations
- Ewan Fisher, Business Analyst and GWT Trustee
- Trevor Owen, Cohesive Communities Team Leader, Scottish Government
There were seven workshops for delegates to choose from detailed below. Workshops showcased successful intergenerational projects, gave information & advice for using an intergenerational approach and helped ignite ideas for further projects across the country.
- Setting up an intergenerational nursery: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the wonderful
- Intergenerational Practice in the Workplace
- Year of Young People 2018
- Raising attainment in literacy and numeracy using an intergenerational approach
- Creative activities for intergenerational work
- Functional Fitness and Ageing Actively
- Intergenerational Housing