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Intergenerational learning in public space: promoting young children’s citizenship

October 31, 2017 | Tim Waller

Read Tim Waller’s blog about the BRIC project designed to promote community engagement with young children in public space in England, Italy and Sweden. 
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Is there a tendency to privilege one generation in IG activities?

September 28, 2017 | Hannah Rumble

In August this year we posted a very upbeat news item on the TOY facebook about a Channel 4 documentary called Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds.

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Pakistan, a country without homes for older people

May 22, 2017 | Saleem Malik

Saleem Malik, a human rights activist in Pakistan makes the case for grandchildren and grandparents living close to each other and caring for each other. >> Read more

Innovative intergenerational care in Fujisawa, Japan

April 24, 2017 | Jos Schouwstra

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

Nurturing the deep roots of intergenerational relationships in everyday life, across the globe

February 14, 2017 | Shanti George

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