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
ICDI partners with Leiden University’s School of Asian Studies in the latest TOY blogpost. It is written by Jos Schouwstra, who this month headed off to Japan to begin her research as part of her Masters in Asian Studies. >> Read more
This post, written by Shanti George, emphasizes how important it is to appreciate and nurture existing intergenerational connections, wherever they are able to persist >> Read more
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