Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for adult education
Project number: 2019-1-EL01-KA204-062518
Duration: 2019 - 2021
The partners of this project are 7 organizations from Germany, Greece, Georgia, Bulgaria and Italy that have expertise on the fields of Arts, Culture, and ICT with seniors and are willing to be innovative in giving seniors some tools and resources from their shared experiences and practices.
This project aims to develop a generalized Model that combines best practices for engagement of people 55+ to activities that lead to active and successful aging and at the same time it can provide high competencies and skills to stuff and professionals that work with this age group. The project partners are willing to be innovative in giving seniors some tools and resources from their shared experiences and practices.
The target group of this project, people from 55+, does increase in all European countries.
Characteristic for more or less all European countries is that a growing part of the 55+ are endangered to become separated/ excluded. At the same time in many countries of Europe there is a lack of organizations that focusing specially on that age group.
To deal with this multiplicity is a challenge for the whole society. Especially concerning Culture and Education specific offers have to consider life experiences and life conditions of the generation 55+ to improve the chances of cultural and social participation. Due to this project citizens from different countries, cultures and traditions through cultural activities (dances, songs, arts, theatre, photography, art, cooking, digital games etc) intend to develop intercultural consciousness, limit the prejudices and highlight the commons.
The main aim of the project is to reinforce people at 55+ to adapt an active, healthy, creative and successful way of living.
The objectives concerning:
a) citizens of 55+ are:
-to enrich cultural awareness and heritage;
-enhance personal development, group cohesion, socialization and sense of belonging;
b) trainers/staff are:
-to exchange ideas, experiences, good practices;
-to reinforce cooperation;
-to improve management competencies and internationalization strategies;
ECHO PLAYBACK THEATRE KOINSEP - Greece
Balkanska Agenciya za Ustoychivo Razvitie - Bulgaria
Arabisch Deutsches Center für Dialog e. V. (WASLA) - Germany
Oikologikos Politistikos Syllogos Chaidariou - Greece
Georgian Technical University - Georgia
Università dell'età libera libera Enzo Ficai - Italy
Training 2000 psc - Italy