Authors: Anne Fitzpatrick

Generations Growing Together: New Handbook on IGL in ECEC

January 16, 2024 |  Anne Fitzpatrick

Generations Growing Together: New handbook on implementing intergenerational learning in early childhood education and care (ECEC) services now launched. To get a taster read this blog by its author, Dr Anne Fitzpatrick.

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Intergenerational learning as a pedagogical strategy in ECE services

January 31, 2022 |  Anne Fitzpatrick

Community and public spaces can serve as rich and innovative learning environments for children by using intergenerational learning (IGL) as a pedagogical strategy. This was a key finding of a recent PhD study about IGL in early childhood education (ECE) services in Ireland conducted by Dr. Anne Fitzpatrick. The study demonstrates how IGL offers a contemporary take on a long-established belief that it takes a village to raise a child.

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