APRICOT NEWS

ENTER Project launched – and our first Newsletter

February 25, 2021

ENTER Project launched – and our first Newsletter Whilst some young adults fare remarkably well, many still struggle to find a path to employment, economic security and well-being. Too many have not had the same opportunity as their peers for exposure to career preparation options, such as mentoring. They may find themselves playing, at best,…

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New project ‘Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment: SECE’ launched online

February 17, 2021

SECE project launched at our first Transnational Project Meeting We have launched our new Erasmus+ project ‘Social Entrepreneurship for Community Empowerment: SECE’. Undeterred by the current travel restrictions, instead of meeting in Loughborough, the 6 project partners met online for the project’s first Transnational Partnership Meeting on Monday 8 February. The project seeks to enhance…

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The State of Ageing – 2019 and 2020

January 11, 2021

The State of Ageing – 2019 and 2020 The ‘State of Ageing reports, published ny the Centre for Ageing Better, give a snapshot of what life is like for older people today and looks at the prospects for future generations. Watch the 2019 video, below, or read the full 2020 report.

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Intercultural dialogue during the pandemic: impact and response

January 7, 2021

Intercultural dialogue during the pandemic: impact and response “Whilst underscoring humanity’s interconnectedness and interdependency, COVID-19 has also led to a rise in discrimination, inequality, and vulnerability, putting pressure on the capacities of societies for intercultural understanding at a time where solidarity and cooperation are needed more than ever. Exploring these themes, a new UNESCO brief…

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Time4Sustainable Development wins the My-Vita Award

January 4, 2021

Time4Sustainable Development wins the My-Vita Award The Time4Sustainable Development project partners are proud to announce that the project won the My-Vita Award for “innovative European learning and development” at the 10th REVEAL Annual Conference. The conference was held virtually on the 10th and 11th December 2020 with the theme of “Creativity, Innovation and Digitalisation at…

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Time4Sustainable Development Stocktaking and EU Company Engagement Strategy

December 29, 2020

Time4Sustainable Development Stocktaking and EU Company Engagement Strategy From the beginning of the Time4Sustainable Development project we set out to identify the extent to which enterprises are embedding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within their working practices – how they are going about this and how they are developing their employees in the agenda. An…

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Time4Sustainable Development – A CPD Programme for Trainers

December 9, 2020

Time4Sustainable Development – A CPD Programme for Trainers The Time4Sustainable Development (T4SD) project is developing a CPD Programme for those who are involved in facilitating the embedding of the Sustainable Development Goals within organisations. The partnership presented a Project Overview poster (PDF, 280KB) at the December 2020 REVEAL Conference. For more information, and if you’re interested…

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In-depth Interviews provide a better understanding of Intercultural Competence in the Social and Healthcare Sector

December 1, 2020

In-depth Interviews provide a better understanding of Intercultural Competence in the Social and Healthcare Sector The I-CARE project wants to address these important questions: Which intercultural competences are needed in the social and healthcare sector today? What kind of difficulties do social and healthcare workers face daily when dealing with cultural diversity amongst patients? What…

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Approaching Multi-ethnicity and Dementia in Education and Work

November 28, 2020

Approaching Multi-ethnicity and Dementia in Education and Work The number of people suffering from dementia and needing care is constantly increasing. In many countries in Europe, this challenge is combined with the challenge of handling multi-culturality and multi-ethnicity amongst care staff, the residents at care homes and the elderly receiving home care – and amongst…

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