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The TOY Book is out: a great resource for anyone who works in IGL

November 18, 2019 |
The TOY Book is out!
 
We are delighted to show you the first copies of ‘Intergenerational Learning in Practice’, edited by Margaret Kernan and Giulia Cortellesi, and published by Routledge Education. 
 
This is a great resource for anyone who wants to work intergenerationally.
 

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TOY for Inclusion: a case study about inclusive education

October 21, 2019 |

TOY for Inclusion is now a case study for the Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) initiative (UNESCO and European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education)!

Our project has been selected to be among the online resources for international policy makers working to develop equity and equal opportunities within education systems globally.

If you want to know more about TOY for Inclusion and our Play Hubs, visit this page.

 

Shared IG model most cost-effective: findings from Australia

September 17, 2019 |

The Intergenerational Care Project team led by Griffith University’s researchers Dr Katrina Radford, Professor Anneke Fitzgerald and Dr Nerina Vecchio held a Q&A Open Forum (click to view the full Open Forum) on 21st August where they shared key findings on participant, workforce and economic outcomes of their study. The Project involved the development, implementation and evaluation of an intergenerational learning program in Australia involving children aged 3 to 5 years and older adults in residential care or attending day respite care services.

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4-year-olds discuss emotions with older people on Australian TV

September 17, 2019 |

During the past few weeks Australian ABC TV have been broadcasting their interpretation of the TV documentary series of 4-Year-Olds in an Old People’s Home.  Just like in the other countries (UK, Spain, the Netherlands) where this social experiment has been done,the public reaction in Australia has been enthusiastic.

In this clip you will see young and old discussing happiness and loneliness together.

 

 

TOY online course starts on 14 October. REGISTER NOW!

August 30, 2019 |

Are you interested in bringing older adults and young children together to share knowledge, skills, values and have fun? If yes, then the TOY online course “Together Old and Young: An Intergenerational Approach” is what you are looking for!

The next edition of the TOY Online Course will start on 14 October 2019.

Click here to register now! 

For more information about the course, please visit the course page or contact us at info@toyproject.net