An intergenerational summer camp in Italy

October 13, 2016 | Akiko Shimizu

In this week’s blogpost Akiko Shimizu, who is originally from Japan, reflects on her and her young daughter’s participation in a TOY inspired intergenerational summer camp in Italy. >> Read more

Supporting intergenerational relationships in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

September 13, 2016 | Fioni Murray Khululeka

In rural villages in the Eastern Cape Province in South Africa grandparents, especially grandmothers, often take care of young children. >> Read more

Intergenerational Learning on Country in Western Australia

This blog post, which is written by Libby Lee-Hammond and Elizabeth Jackson-Barrett, researchers at Murdoch University, in Western Australia, describes a project in Western Australia where young Australian Aboriginal children learn with the elders in their community.
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More time outdoors: necessary for young and old

May 25, 2016 | Margaret Kernan, ICDI

by Margaret Kernan, ICDI 

This month’s edition of Scientific American highlights the dramatic increase in near-sightedness or myopia. By 2050 almost half the world will be near-sighted and will require some sort of corrective lens. >> Read more

TOY continues in Catalunya

by Alba Mònica Royes Corbalán, Municipality of Lleida

The Educational Department of the City of Lleida have been implementing the European project “TOY-Together Old and Young” since 2012. TOY promotes the interaction between children and elderly people in fun and motivating activities.
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