Improge

The aim of the project was to promote the higher level of the participation of the older people (50+) in the working process and to help them keep in employment. The project established a trans-national network to encourage participation of the older people in education with the special focus on their special needs.

PROJECT NAME: Improge

PROJECT NUMBER: Grundtvig project 84100360/k-KE

PROJECT DURATION: 2008 – 2010

PARTNERS:

  • EPLEFPA, France
  • SOMA HELLINON PROSKOPON, Greece
  • NALMA, Lithuania
  • CLA, Italy
  • FBI, Austria
  • University of Nicosia, Cyprus
  • PRO-MED, Poland
  • FEPAMIC, Spain
  • Yenicaga Public Education Center, Turkey
  • PIFKE, Hungary

PROJECT OBJECTIVE:

The aim of the project was to promote the higher level of the participation of the older people (50+) in the working process and to help them keep in employment. The project established a trans-national network to encourage participation of the older people in education with the special focus on their special needs.

PROJECT OUTCOMES:

  • Transfer knowledge, methods and good practices for senior citizen education,
  • Transfer experiences about the learning needs of senior citizens and strategies on how these needs can be met
  • Exchange experiences in developing strategies and methods for teachers, trainers and other adult education staff who work with senior citizens
  • Identify effective models on how to make use of the potential of senior citizens by contributing to the learning of others
  • Raise awareness on the senior citizens in the workplace as a concept focusing on increasing the employment and position of this disadvantaged group in the labour market
  • Promote in companies and society positive context of diversity meaning workplace that respects and includes a work environment that maximizes the potential of all employees
  • Share knowledge and experiences at a regional level and promote the development of new approaches in the field of training of older people.

http://improge.sep.org.gr/

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