A Masterclass in Intergenerational Practice in the Community
Together Old and Young – TOY: young children and older adults learning together
The TOY project was initiated and is promoted by International Child Development Initiatives - ICDI.
The purpose of the TOY Programme is to promote intergenerational learning and create new possibilities for senior citizens and young children to learn together and benefit from each others’ company. We believe that this is more important than ever before across the world. People are living longer but older adults and young children are having less and less contact with each other. Parents and grandchildren are migrating to cities and countries far away from grandparents. >> read more
TOY for Inclusion
TOY online course
Insights from the Ugandan Grandmothers Programme
“My goat produces double, I will sell one to pay school fees for my grandchild”
Due to a variety of circumstances, grandmothers become the sole carers for their grandchildren. This happens across the globe and often goes unrecognised by governments despite the critical roles these women play in children’s lives.
A blog by Carmel Gallagher and Jostas Mwebembezi.
Super Shed Intergenerational Stories and Children’s Well-being
Building on her Super Shed Stories digital storytelling innovation, Samantha Hallows together with her student film-maker son Aaron Hallows is now producing online stories with intergenerational solidarity themes in mind. Read her blog to find out more.
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