Free training on how to plan an intergenerational project

This course, the third in a series of free training opportunities, provides an opportunity for people of all ages to learn more about planning an intergenerational project and enhancing your current practice.

Intergenerational projects involve working with different generations (specifically younger and older people) giving opportunities for practitioners and organisations to work with other colleagues that serve different age groups (possibly from different areas and sectors). The activities require to be mutually beneficial for those involved which build on the lifespan approach to civic engagement and community building. When it comes to planning activities and projects the possibilities are endless.

Duration – 2 – 3 hours
Cost – Free to members (membership to GWT is free for everyone living in Scotland and for international students)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this training course, learners will be able to:

  • Produce a plan for an intergenerational activity or project.
  • Describe what some of the challenges are when connecting different generations.
  • Demonstrate how to interact more skilfully and effectively with younger and older people and describe barriers to engagement.
  • Explain the importance of strong partnerships within intergenerational projects

For further information on how to register click here.