Younger people are natives and older people are migrants in the world of new technologies. The authors from partner organisations active in the project Silver Code, an Erasmus+ project co-founded by European Union, are writing about the project developments, the transnational meeting in Ljubljana,the European Code Week, the Symposium to take place in Ljubljana promoted by Slovenian Third Age University, called E-Seniors. A message from Bulgaria is about the the 1st October- the international Day of Older People, where Znanie, a project partner will introduce wider audience to the project. In Vienna the coming days will be digital and a conference will take place in Lisbon (on project regarding older people, promoted by RUTIS and AidLearn. In Italy they will be organisining intergenerational coding. It’ll be great fun, they say. In Romania they have drafted the programme of training on coding for older people(who are migrants in the digital world and media traditionalists, experince a lot of technostress) and in Poland a programme on older people’s key (social, linguistic, digital) competencies is in focus of the National Agency. It has been nominated for a national award. http://www.utzo.si/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Silver-code-2nd-Newsletter...;
Newsletter of the Silver Code Project is available here.
Dr. Dušana Findeisen is a teacher of English and French language and literature and andragogue. On her own or jointly with her colleagues she introduced a fair number of innovations in theory and practice in the field of adult education: socio-cultural animation and education for local development, older adult education, Slovenian Third Age University, Summer School for Adult Educators. She contributed to the development of study circles in Slovenia, she co-funded the journal Andragogic Perspectives and is on its editorial board. For five years she was an Age Platform Europe expert in the field of employment and education of older people, and an external expert of the European Commission in this field. So far she has coordinated and delivered about twenty transnational projects. She is currently the Head of the Institute for Research and Development of Education at Slovenian Third Age University. She is vice-president of DANET, Danube Networkers for Europe. She publsihed 5 monographs and several hundred articles.