International Diploma in Intergenerational Learning - Edition 2

Generations Working Together in partnership with the University of Granada is delighted to be able to offer another opportunity to participate on this accredited on-line course.

The course is aimed at 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. Students can complete their studies at times which are suitable to them as long as this falls between the start and finish date.

The course is open to all including: community workers, care home activity coordinators, nursery/playgroup staff, primary/secondary teachers, classroom assistants, community learning & development, social care professionals, social workers, sociologists, psychologists, leisure & physical activity professionals, employment advisors, doctors, nurses and healthcare workers, librarians and third sector professionals of all backgrounds and levels.

Members: £170
Non Members £195

Application deadline: Tuesday 20th April 2021

Learning outcomes*
On completion of this online training course students will:

  • Understand what we mean by intergenerational practice and projects and what they can achieve.
  • Understand the ways in which intergenerational practice and projects are of relevance in different contexts and situations and why they are so important in today’s changing society.
  • Understand how intergenerational practice and projects can contribute to more inclusive communities and workplaces.
  • Understand and recognise the importance of monitoring and evaluating intergenerational projects.
  • Understand some of the opportunities and issues, which can arise in monitoring and evaluating an intergenerational project.

Students will be able to:

  • Recognise and put into practice the practical and theoretical understanding they have gained through the course in planning intergenerational projects and centres.
  • Apply the standards of intergenerational work.
  • Successfully create opportunities and overcome some of the challenges, which may arise bringing different generations together.
  • Apply appropriate methods for the monitoring and evaluating intergenerational project.


  • “I found this course easy to follow and navigate. Resources and tasks were in a logical order and extremely easy to access, without being too heavily reading based. The assignments and activities were the perfect balance of both open to interpretation with enough guidance to know you were on the right track. This enabled me to reflect on my own practice and complete tasks in the context of the work I am currently involved with. The forums and contact with other students was invaluable. The network of other industry professionals was of benefit to bounce ideas and share problem solving etc. I would have no hesitation in recommending this course to a colleague or fellow intergenerational professional.”
  • “The course has focused my intergenerational practice and has given me confidence when engaging with others on how to deliver an intergenerational project relaying some of the do’s and don’ts for success.”
  • “I feel the course has given me the skills to be more confident when evaluating and has made me think more of what the aims and objectives of the projects are and how best to achieve them. It has given me more encouragement to set up new projects and inspire others in the way I have been inspired.”
  • “I really enjoyed undertaking this course and am very grateful for all the feedback that has been given throughout. The enthusiasm of the tutors for the course has been very clear from the outset and the encouragement they have given to students is one of the strengths of the course.”

The course will run over a 7 week period, starting on Tuesday Tuesday 27th April 2021 and finishing on Monday 14th June 2021. The course will consist of three on-line modules and will take approximately 75 hours to complete. Each student will receive support from a named tutor online.

The course is accredited through the International School of Postgraduate Studies at University of Granada in Spain and by the CPD Standards Office who will provide 50 hours of CPD if successfully completed.

Application process

  1. Book your place below completing all sections fully
  2. GWT will issue an invoice by email.

Please note that payments must be made in full by Wednesday 21st April 2021.

For further information regarding payment or bookings, please contact the office by email or calling 0141 559 5024.

For further course content details please contact Alison Clyde.

Please note that by submitting your information, you are permitting Generations Working Together to retain your data for a period of one year. This will be stored in physical files, on our server and on our database for reporting to GWT Board, University of Granada, Spain and for recording statistics.

After the retention period, these files will be deleted as appropriate. We may keep some anonymised data for statistics/reporting in line with GDPR regulations.

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