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The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in England

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in England

Point Europa carried out pilot testing on the Best Friends handbook at 2 venues over 2 days. The participants attending the events were individuals working with older people or children, either in a volunteer capacity or as employment. The feedback we received was...

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in Latvia

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in Latvia

Since June, 2022, several activities took place in Gulbene to test intellectual results developed in frames of the project “BEST FRIENDS”. The target audience of these activities were elderly people, pre-school kids and educators, as well as social workers and social...

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in Greece

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in Greece

In October, during a big event for older persons in Athens, the Best Friends Toolkit was piloted. Children (4-5 year-olds) and older persons got together, to enjoy a creative workshop, as well as some sports activities. First, they created a landscape of flowers, with...

The pilot phase of “Best Friends” in France

The pilot phase of “Best Friends” in France

In France, the testing phase of the training manual and toolkit took place in September and October 2022. The workshops sessions to test the BEST FRIENDS manual were organised the 19th of September at the social centre Denentzat in Hendaye, very active in working with...

The pilot phase of “Best Friends” in Austria

The pilot phase of “Best Friends” in Austria

Over the course of the summer and autumn months, Kindervilla has successfully implemented workshops to pilot both the training program handbook and the toolkit for intergenerational activities. Firstly, Kindervilla piloted the toolkit in cooperation with Wohn und...

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in Italy

The pilot phase of « Best Friends » in Italy

During the last months of implementation, the Best Friends project partnership has been engaged in testing the second and third project results: the training program for health workers, social workers and volunteers who work / will work with the elderly and the...

In England for the training on intergenerational learning

In England for the training on intergenerational learning

After concluding the first Output - the BEST FRIENDS European Report which analyses the existing methods and the current needs of care operators and social workers, elderly people and educators / volunteers- the partnership of the Best Friends project has produced a...

European Action for Intergenerational Solidarity

European Action for Intergenerational Solidarity

The issues of ageing and dialogue between generations are often treated as problems: because of that our new project path focused on intergenerational solidarity. On January 21st the first meeting was held to launch the first activities of BEST FRIENDS...

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