Successful development of the multiplier events of the BeOld project

BeOld ev.mult 2.10.2019On September 23rd and 30th, Documenta held two informative meetings to present the BeOld project.

The events, in which took part different representatives of associations and entities in Cantabria, were held at Centro Cultural Eureka and Espacio Joven of the City Hall of Santander.

Both days, the attendees were able to get to know the aims, materials and results of this project that Documenta has been carrying out in Cantabria for two years. Also, when the presentations of the different phases of the project were over, there was a debate on the most important issues, especially on the improvement of the policies aimed at raising awareness on ageism and helping improving the work conditions of older workers.

The BeOld project aims to improve social inclusion of senior workers through the usage of innovative learning tools, improving their possibilities of personal and professional development. Moreover, the project aims to raise awareness on ageism and discrimination based on age in the workplace, as well as to create workplace conditions that are fit for the workers’ age.

The Community Animateurs training starts within the COMANITY project

Comanity septiembre curso

Documenta started on September 4th the Community Animateur Foundation Course, within the COMANITY project whose main beneficiaries are young people at risk of exclusion or who feel at the margins of the system.

Workers and youth volunteers of Amica, La Columbeta, 14 Kilómetros, Padre Meni, Aplec (inclusion + equality) and Agentes de la Calle participate in the training workshops of the Community Animateur Foundation Course. At the end of the course they will acquire the skills and competences needed to become a successful Community Animateur and they will put them in practice through a Participatory Action Research carried out together with young people. The different actions will be shared in the Comanity Hub, a meeting point and learning inclusive environment for the different organisations and youth workers from other countries and the partners of the Comanity project.

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StepUp2ICT. The Multiplier event in Spain

StepUpMEesOn the 19th September took place at the CEPA Escuelas Verdes (Adult Education Centre Escuelas Verdes) in Santander a seminar to disseminate the StepUp2ICT project and its results.

The agenda of the session also included information on the European Framework for Digital Competences of Educators and learning activities using open digital tools.

The StepUp2ICT online course, the OERs available on the web of the project and the StepUp Community were other topics addressed.

Participants showed their interest on how to improve the teaching/learning process using TICs and also noted the barriers they could prevent a proper implementation of ICT in adult education process, from the difficulties from learners to the own lack of ICT skills of some trainers.

The methodology and the results of the project were well valued by the participants, some of the feedback pointed out the usefulness of the tools and express their interest in deepen on the open resources.

Bucharest held the final conference and the last transnational meeting of the BeOld Project

BeOld - Conferencia Final

BeOld-Reunion trasnacional

On September 17 and 18, Documenta participated in the final Conference and in the last meeting of the Erasmus + project: BeOld.

The conference, held at the Ramada Majestic Hotel in the Romanian capital, was attended by various authorities in the country and project partners who announced the results obtained after two years of project. The event convened a wide audience that could learn more about the structure, objectives and materials achieved with the project, among others.

Documenta participated in the event explaining to the attendees the opinions of the participants in the various training offered, both for older workers and for Human Resources managers and personnel of different companies and organizations.

In addition, on September 18, the last transnational meeting of the project was held in which the partners of the different participating countries (Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Romania and Spain) evaluated the results obtained and the impact of the project.

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