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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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Tackling Online Disinformation: An Educational Approach

November 25, 2020

Tackling Online Disinformation: An Educational Approach Virtual Conference: Wednesday 2nd December 15.00 – 18.00 CET Young adults today live in a globalised world where they are processing information from a wide variety of sources; where ‘Fake News’ is big news and where it’s difficult to tell what is real or deliberately made up to misinform!…

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Intercultural Care in the Social and Health Care Sectors – Situational Analysis Infographic

November 4, 2020

Transnational Situational Analysis in Graphics Visit the I-CARE Project site for more information

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Poor Intercultural Communication in healthcare can be devastating

October 28, 2020

Poor Intercultural Communication in healthcare can be devastating The World Health Organisation has long noted that “language can be a barrier to accessing relevant and high quality health information and delivering appropriate health care”. Numerous studies have shown poor intercultural communication in healthcare settings can have devastating consequences, and – especially in stressful situations such…

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COVID-19 and Ageism

August 11, 2020

COVID-19 and Ageism Centre for Better Ageing says: “Ageism is not just a UK issue, in fact the United Nations has recognised this as an international one with them highlighting the importance of older people in society.”

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The Impact of Demographic Change in Europe

June 18, 2020

The Impact of Demographic Change in Europe A profound demographic change is already affecting our societies and communities across the EU. Curious to see what Europe will look like in the decades to come? According to the European Commision’s Demography Report, trends over the next few decades include: life expectancy in Europe is set to…

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Coronavirus: Here’s how you can stop bad information from going viral

June 4, 2020

Coronavirus: Here’s how you can stop bad information from going viral Coronavirus misinformation is flooding the internet. The UK Government is asking members of the public to submit examples. It has particularly requested submissions of disinformation spread in private groups and closed apps such as WhatsApp. Meanwhile, experts are calling on the public to practise…

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