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Start date: 01 Sep 2016, End date: 31 May 2018 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Among European countries, Hungarian, Maltese and Romanian elderly people use internet rarely, Denmark is a leader in internet usage, although voluntary senior group trainings are not organized even there.Our aim is to activate seniors in the aging societies, develop their mental and physical skills, thus, they will become active, healthy and open minded people, who can find their place in the society easier and their defencelessness decreases.We help the development of innovative practices with developing curricula which build community and are tailor-made for different agegroups when preparing voluntary senior group helpers (O1) and by strenghtening intergenerational relations (O2) – with delivering experiences accumulated in the participating countries from one area to another – we contribute to the acquiring of the program with developing online, multimedia, distance education curriculum (O3) for young people – which will be available in the languages of the participating countries (English, Danish, Hungarian, Romanian), 12-12 trainers/country, totally 4 (training)*12 trained participants.The acquired competences will be delivered by people who cooperates in sharing knowledge in the international telecentre and community venues network with ICT devices, with the aim of providing equal opportunities for the elderly.For the participants of the trainings, who will be multiplier volunteers, we will develop a methodological database (O4) in English, the users can search the training tasks according to type, topics and difficulty, they also can upload training tasks. Partners Applicant: DTE’s role: project management, taking part in the project meetings (M1, M2, M3), organizing the final workshop (M3), translating the curriculum into English (O1, O2, O3), developing the portal of the methodological database (O3), providing venue for the training in Hungary (C1), recruiting participants for the training (6+6 people) and the final conference (40+14 people), developing and filling in the database with content, translating it into English (O4), organizing the conference (E1). Partners and their role: KIFE’s role: taking part in the project meetings (M1, M2, M3), developing the curricula and database (O1, O2, O3, O4), training (C1, C2, C3, C4), taking active part in the conference (E1). EMKE’s role: taking part in the project meetings (M1, M2, M3), providing venue for the training in Romania (C4), recruiting participants to the training (6+6 people) (C1, C2, C3, C4), translating the curricula into Romanian (O1, O2, O3), filling in the database with content (O4), taking active part in the conference (E1). Telecentre-Danmark’s role: sharing its experience, providing venue for the first workshop (M1), taking part in the project meetings (M1, M2, M3), providing venue for the training (C3), recruiting participants to the training (C1, C2, C3, C4), translating the curricula into Danish, (O1,O2,O3), filling in the database with content (O4), taking active part in the conference (E1). MCA’s role: providing venue for the workshop (M2), providing venue for the training in Malta (C2), taking part in the project meetings (M1, M2, M3), recruiting participants to the trainings (C1,C2,C3,C4), filling in the database with content (O4), taking active part in the conference (E1). Target group:Young people (18-28 years) and pensioners (mainly above 60 years) from Denmark, Hungary, Malta, Romania who are active and opened to acquire knowledges in connection with leading groups and improving the quality of life and think they could deliver these knowledges for people in the same age, which provide the sustainability of the project. Results:Intellectual outputs:O1 Training for Senior Contemporary Group leaders curriculum (2x12=24 people)O2 Preparing Intergenerational helpers curriculum (2x12=24 people)O3 Preparing Intergenerational helpers - distance learning curriculum – (continuously avaiable)O4 Methodological database (300 visitors/month) E1 Final conference in Hungary - "Who are still 'young' ... in excellent condition" (40+14+10 participants)C1, C2 Training for Senior Contemporary Group leaders (Hungary, Malta) (2x12=24 persons)C3,C4 Preparing Intergenerational helpers (Denmark, Romania) (2x12=24 people) Impact:Elder people will be involved in the society and find their role (as a trainer or trainee), in this way, they can preserve their health longer.Elder people will be able to use modern ICT devices in their life, thus, they can keep contact with other people easier, administration will be simplified for them and they can access more information.Their increased intellectual capacity can be used by the local community and thus, the social capital will strengthen.The number of the social services (special collective, voluntary, public educational and training services) will increase which is an important characteristic of the welfare society.
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