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Title Intergenerational learning in practice : together old and young / edited by Margeret Kernan and Giulia Cortellesi
Edition First edition
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Contents Introduction to TOY approach to intergenerational learning / Margaret Kernan and Giulia Cortellesi -- The changing lives and relationships of young children and older adults: implications for intergenerational learning / Carmel Gallagher -- Towards a pedagogy of intergenerational learning / Anne Fitzpatrick -- "Old people's home for 4-year-olds": a social experiment looking at the impact of contact on health and wellbeing / Rachael Dutton and David Williams -- Hearing children's voices in intergenerational learning and practice / Jennifer Cartmel, Katrina Radford, Kevin Bell, Xanthe Golenko and Anneke Fitzgerald -- Everyday encounters in public spaces -- spatial potentials for intergenerational relationships / Dominique Hauderowicz and Kristian Ly Serena -- Building all-age friendly communities and services / Victoria Titterington, Julie Melville and Lynn Johnston -- Playing for cohesion / Stanislav Daniel, Szilvia Rezmuves, Giulia Cortellesi and Zorica Trikic -- Young children and older adults under one roof: Providence Mount St. Vincent, Seattle, a pioneer of intergenerational care / Susan P. Clark and Marie L. Hoover -- Intergenerational learning in Australian Aboriginal communities / Libby Lee-Hammond, Jessica Harpley and Elizabeth Jackson-Barrett -- The role of the pedagogical coach in the encounter between older adults and children in Belgium / Joke Den Haese -- An intergenerational early childhood sustainable skills project / Diane Boyd and Catherine McNeill -- An intergenerational summer camp in Italy / Silvia Porta and Ilaria Farina -- Ensuring quality in intergenerational practice / Margaret Kernan, Carla Dessi and Giulia Cortellesi
Summary "Based on innovative global practice, Intergenerational Learning in Practice presents a unique contribution to the field of intergenerational learning. Drawing on the Together Old and Young (TOY) programme, this book provides a comprehensive background to intergenerational learning, along with tools and resources to help develop and improve your own intergenerational practice. The range of experienced and international authors from Europe, North America and Australia provide a broad array of perspectives on intergenerational learning, ranging from pedagogy to planning and community development, and covering topics including: The context, theory and existing research behind intergenerational learning The changing relationships between young children and older adults Building communities and services for all ages Managing everyday encounters in public spaces between young and old Ensuring quality in intergenerational practice Insights on how intergenerational learning challenges discrimination Intergenerational Learning in Practice is a valuable resource for practitioners and leaders in Early Childhood Education and Care and those working in primary schools, as well as professionals caring for older adults, and those working in community development"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Margaret Kernan is Senior Programme Manager at International Child Development Initiatives - ICDI, Netherlands, and overall coordinator of the TOY programme. Giulia Cortellesi is Senior Programme Manager at International Child Development Initiatives - ICDI, Netherlands, and coordinator of the TOY for Inclusion Project
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 25, 2019)
Subject Children and older people
Community education
Intergenerational relations
Children and older people.
Community education.
Intergenerational relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Cortellesi, Giulia, editor
Kernan, Margaret, editor
LC no. 2019035203
ISBN 0429431619