Social media and people aged 65+

27/9/11***NO REPRO FEE***Pictured is 90 year old Larry Wilmott from Dalkey with Overall winner 76 Year Old Grandmother Who Sold Her House Online Wins Google Silver Surfer Award with Age Action. Dorothy Harrington pictured with her husband Paddy, a 76 year old grandmother of four from Sandymount, Dublin 4, originally from Co. Down, was today crowned the overall winner of the Google Silver Surfer Awards with Age Action. Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte T.D. presented Dorothy with her award and a brand new Google Chromebook laptop at a ceremony held at Google Headquarters in Dublin.Pic:Marc O'Sullivan

Interesting data on computer literacy and attitude toward using of social media by people aged 65+ was gained by the consortium from 5 EU countries of the Erasmus+ project e-Active-: Fostering competences to promote active aging through a social participation e-tool. The main project results are Co-designed Training Syllabus for Professionals and Development of a User Friendly e-tool for both seniors and professionals working with them.

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Successful finalization of our GOLD project

GOLD WEBINAR 5After two years of intense work, GOLD project has reached its finish line. On this occasion, we would like to remind you all of the project’s results.
📌 Mapping of the status and needs of old people
📌Collection of good practices on social inclusion and health maintenance of old aged people
📌 Best GOLD practices that have been applied, tested, and verified within the partner organizations for the elderly, are addressed also to educators-trainers-related professionals.
📌Short Videos from partner organizations’ experiences with projects concerning people of age 65+
All the results are available in English and the partners’ native language! We promise to come back with GOLDer practices!GOLD WEBINAR 17
Association E-Seniors , Challedu @Frodizo Διαβάζω για τους άλλους @University of Muenster @Association Generations

Training on “Career Guidance Skills” in Riga and Sofia

ns_d394442AMAZINGRIGAThe training on “Career Guidance Skills” is scheduled for September in Riga and for October in Sofia.
It is in the frame of the Work n it! project and is addressed to the career guidance professionals involved in the project in order to have a practical approach on the different methods used by specialists from the countries participating in Work on it!.
BulgariaMarket-Image_Overview_BannerThe duration of the training course will be 5 days long. The content of the Handbook that will be presented during the course will also be published shortly so that it can help professionals in this area at European level.
The date of the course will be the following:
Riga: from 18 to 22 September
Sofia: from 9 to 14 October
We will keep you informed of the latest updates!

Work on it! 2ND NEWSLETTER

logo_workonit_colores (2)From our cooperation with local practice partners we received altogether 43 methods, tools and good practice approaches. 36 of them were included into a first draft of our “Handbook of good practices”.

The collected methods, tools and good practice approaches were systemised, arranged and relate to key competences they support.

The first draft was introduced to the project partners at the project meeting in Sofia in May 2016. Composition and structure of the single methods and the handbook in its entirety were discussed by the project consortium. Furthermore the partners have been asked to give additional information to several aspects of the methods. Continue reading