2nd press release (October, 2017)
ERASMUS+ STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP PROJECT „DIGITAL ACQUISITION THROUGH INTERGENERATIONAL LEARNING” (DIAL)
October 10, 2017
DURING RIGA KICK-OFF OF
THE ERASMUS+ STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP PROJECT “DIAL”
THE MAIN OBJECTIVES, TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE DECLARED
Between the 5th and 6th October of 2017, a project kick-off meeting was held in Riga. During the kick-off, all four partners – Project Net from Latvia, System&Generation from Turkey, Emphasys Centre from Cyprus and RUTIS from Portugal – declared the main objectives, tasks and responsibilities of the “DIAL” project.
“DIAL” project kick-off meeting was held in Riga, Latvia by “Project Net”. During the meeting all partners agreed on various further steps that must be taken in near future in order to reach the objectives of the project.
Firstly, the partners presented themselves and introduced others with their experience and field of expertise. All four partners together form a multi-skilled and a multidisciplinary team, which is an important factor when creating such a long-term and specific senior-oriented project.
Secondly, the budget, values, risks, project activities and publicity related subjects where discussed. The following values were declared as the main ones of the project: social inclusion, active ageing, empathy, intergenerational relationship, tolerance and proactivity. Meanwhile between the most characteristic values of the partnership were mentioned family, honesty, trust, consistency, productivity, empathy, mutual understanding, strongevity and internationality.
The last but not least, the intellectual outputs of the project were discussed. It is stated that at the end of the project a new, simple and effective system will be brought out, that will help educate the seniors about digital skills, which is a must have in the 21st century, in order to facilitate active ageing and foster the inclusion of seniors into the e-world and into society as such .
“DIAL” is an Erasmus+ strategic partnership project in the Adult Sector targeting mainly elderly people. The main aim of the project is to provide inter-generational and Life Long Learning opportunities to grandparents to acquire essential digital competences that will enable active aging and access to the e-word.
The Erasmus+ project “DIAL” is co-funded by the European Union. Find out more about Erasmus+ program on https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/node_en
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