Blended learning pilot course ended

We successfully completed an online course lasting 4 weeks. During this time, the participants were acquainted with the problem of education and the inclusion of older men in the community and strategies to overcome it.

Discussions were interesting and participants (in their words) gained a lot of new ideas for working with this target group.

Discussion at the final workshop (Photo by Marta Gregorčič)

Old Guys Say Yes to Community Meeting in Wroclaw 24-25 May 2017

The Faculty of History and Pedagogy, Institute of Pedagogy Uniwersytet Wroclawsky Dawida 1, 50-527 Wrocław

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, Room 44

12:00 Welcome at the Institute 12.30 – 14:30 Report of all partners on the research work – examples of good practices, interviews, focus groups (all partners – Slovenia, Portugal, Estonia, Poland) 14:30 – 15:30 Late lunch 15:30 – 17:00 Analyses of data and coding process – the discussion on prospects for possible comparison of data 17:00 – 17:45 Coffee break 17.45 – 19.30 Discussion on preparation of Integrated report (30 Sept 2017) – content and structure; differences among countries

Thursday, 25 May 2017, Room 24

9.00 – 9.15 Coffee 9:15 – 10:30 Discussion on preparation of in-depth recommendations for local community authorities + local community organisations 10.30 – 11.00 First Progress Report (31 May 2017) (Sabina Jelenc Krašovec) 11.00-11.30 Quality Assurance Group report and discussion 11:30-12.00 Meeting in Faro and beyond – planning of further activities 12.15 Closure

See you soon  🙂

Study visit in Australia

A tour of Men’s Shed was organized by Barry Golding for several delegates from Europe in February 2017, among others also members of this project. All together we visited 13 Sheds in Victoria and one in New Zealand. What we’ve seen and experienced during our interesting research trip is of enormous importance for our further research. We would sincerely like to thank all of the shedders/blokes for such a warm welcome and so open and friendly socializing with us during our visit. Stories, which they shared with us, have changed our lives and influence our perceptions about different needs regarding age and gender. We are now even more convinced that community is a right and the best place for everybody to share, connect and help, but also to receive when needed. Thank you!

ERASMUS+ 2017: How to make strategic partnership really strategic?

We have presented our project “Old Guys Say Yes To Community” and its strategic dimension at the  University of Ljubljana in the frame of Internal Project Academy of University of Ljubljana.

Dr. Sabina Jelenc Krašovec presenting at the event

The  meeting with the title “ERASMUS+ 2017: How to make strategic partnership really strategic?” was  on 24 November 2016. During the meeting, three different coordinator projects were presented and  there was a supporting discussion for new possible applicants. Presentations are available on this web-page.

  • Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
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