Online: Intergenerational training for trainers and practitioners

Thursday 15th August 2024, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Trainer: Lorraine George

Please note that bookings for this training will close on Monday 5th August to allow for the training pack and resources to be posted out to attendees. International students will recieve digital resources.

The course is interactive with regular screen breaks throughout the day.

The course will be delivered via Zoom online is divided into three areas and covers the following learning outcomes:

What is Intergenerational Practice?

On completion participants will be able to:

Describe what intergenerational practice is and how it can be defined.
Explain how planned intergenerational work can be relevant to meeting policy aims in different areas of social policy, community development and work with children, families and older people.
Explain the relationship between intergenerational practice activities, policy and outcomes.

Bringing Groups Together

On completion participants will be able to:

Give examples of how to bring generations together to effectively meet challenges and overcome barriers.
Describe the importance of bringing different generations together during a staged process.
Demonstrate how to address ageism and stereotyping through a range of activities.
Describe and demonstrate how intergenerational activities and projects can be accessible and inclusive.

"Some people are old at 18 and some are young at 90. Time is a concept that humans created." Yoko Ono 

“Aw Dad, you’ve done a lot of great things. But you’re a very old man now, and old people are useless.” Homer Simpson to Abe Simpson

Social Impact

On completion participants will be able to:

Demonstrate the importance of monitoring and evaluating intergenerational activities and projects in a planned way.
Evaluate the potential impact which intergenerational practice may have on participants and within communities.
Demonstrate a range of approaches to monitoring and evaluation.
Describe the issues around participation and involvement in monitoring and evaluation processes.
Choose a range of methods for presenting information and the evidence collected during monitoring and evaluation.

GWT is pleased to confirm that the following training courses have been CPD accredited by the CPD Standards Office which aids you in your career progression and advancement.

Benefits of CPD

CPD helps employees keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date. It also ensures that the professional standard of their qualifications and registrations is maintained. Furthermore, it contributes to their professional sense of direction. Completing CPD helps build their confidence and credibility, allows them to showcase their achievements and equips them with tools to cope positively with change. Training courses will be of interest to those who are keen to embed intergenerational approaches within their programme of work.

Participants can request a certificate awarding them with 4 hours of accreditation.


£50 Scottish member (this is a £20 discount for Scottish members)
£70 International member
£100 Full: Non member/Private/Public

*Please note that bookings for this training will close on 5th August to allow for the training pack and resources to be posted out to attendees. Places must be paid prior to the training date to gain access to the session.

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Price for Scottish members: £50

Price for non-members: £100

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