Yesterday and today the TOY-PLUS project was launched in Leiden (NL), hosted by ICDI.
Representatives from all the partner organisations (universities, research institutes, NGOs and local authorities) came together to the Kick-off Meeting where we had a vibrant discussion about the implementation of the activities. A very good start to the project! >> Read more
TOY partner Linking Generations Northern Ireland shared with us a wee film they’ve made about the ethos behind their work and the simple but important ideas that lie at the heart of intergenerational practice: making connections to build stronger communities, tackling age stereotypes and sharing skills and experience….
They believe strongly – and we completely agree with them! – that intergenerational approaches are an innovative social tool to work towards building communities for all ages as well as positively engaging with a variety of other social issues such as community safety, skills and knowledge exchange and community wellbeing.
Our colleagues from the University of Aveiro, Sacha Vieira, Liliana Sousa and Hester Radstake, have recently published an article in the well-known international Journal of Intergenerational Relationships. >> Read more