Online webinar on Monday the 25th April at 3pm.
Dr Margaret Kernan and Dr Trudy Corrigan will discuss their experience of developing intergenerational programmes in early childhood education and in higher education. Margaret was a co-founder of TOY (Together Old and Young) and Trudy was a founder of the DCU Intergenerational Learning Programme as a proof-of-concept in DCU between 2008-2016. The aim of this event is to hear from the experiences of these two academics and to explore the challenges and opportunities of designing and developing these programmes. Their findings highlight that intergenerational learning is a win-win situation for both older and younger people together. This is now more important than ever. Dr Margaret Kernan is an Early Childhood Education Specialist who provides policy guidance, programme evaluation and quality assurance. She is a lecturer in Hibernia College and based in The Netherlands. Dr Trudy Corrigan is an assistant professor in the School of Policy and Practice Dublin City University. She has an interest in adult education and lifelong learning ,and is a researcher in the National Anti-Bullying Centre DCU.