Identification & Background:
Project title: EducAGE – Improving competences of older people caregivers towards Healthy Ageing through digital transformation
Project code: 2021-1-PT01-KA220-ADU-000028254
Main objective: Strengthening research, technologicaldevelopmentandinnovation
Region of intervention: European Union
Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, IPG (Project Leader)
MORE Colab – Portugal
Jesús Usón Minimally Invasive Surgery Centre (CCMIJU) – Spain
Semmelweis University – Hungary; Charles University (CUNI) – Czech Republic
University of Hradec Králové (UHK) – Czech Republic
Approval date: 29-10-2021
Start date: 01-11-2021
Conclusion date: 31-10-2023
Total eligible investment: 301.030,00€
Financial support of the European Union: 301.030,00€
The aim of this project is to improve the competences of caregivers that supports older adults towards Healthy Ageing strategies and based on a digital transformation of its training and daily work. In this sense, high quality contents and tools will be developed according to well-known European policies and recommendations (ICOPE WHO) but considering national and local contexts that could increase the impact of our results. Hence, the three proposed results: 1) the m-Learning app, 2) the blended learning course based on an eLearning website and interaction sessions with flipped classroom and round table methodologies, and 3) the digital white paper, will contribute to strength the role of caregivers as educators in Healthy Ageing and to motivate them for promoting Healthy Ageing strategies in the elder community.
Objectives can be divided into the three proposed results: 1) the m-Learning app, 2) the blended learning course based on an eLearning website and interaction sessions with flipped classroom and round table methodologies, and 3) the digital white paper, will contribute to strengthening the role of caregivers as educators in Healthy Ageing and to motivate them for promoting Healthy Ageing strategies in the elder community.
- PR1. m-Learning app for informal training of caregivers. Promote digital technologies in Healthy Aging through short videos, gamification and other tips that enhance informal learning.
- PR2. Training course based on blended learning methodology (e-Learning platform + flipped classroom and round table methodologies). Valuing innovative teaching methods that provide caregivers with effective and motivating ICT-based materials and tools for Healthy Aging education and improve their skills and abilities.
- PR3. Digital white paper to empower caregiver training. Compile, select and adapt European and national recommendations on elderly care to promote caregiver best practices and generate a reference manual
Development of content and innovative approaches for the training of informal and formal health caretakers. Development of a mobile application and an e-learning platform to promote learning. Production of a digital white paper to strengthen the role of health caregivers.
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