Masaryk University, Faculty of Arts

Department of Educational Sciences

A. Nováka 1, Brno, Czech Republic (map)

Building B

Thursday November 19, 2015

09:00 – 10:00            Registration (B2, 1st floor)

10:00 – 10:30            Official Opening (room B2.13)

Petr Novotný, Head of Department of Educational Sciences
Milan Pol, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

10:30 – 12:30            Session 1 (room B2.13)

Ann-Kristin Boström: Lifelong learning and intergenerational       learning in different cultures and contexts

Julia Franz:  A systematical perspective on intergenerational learning

12:30 – 13:30            Lunch (room B2.12)

13:30 – 15:30            Session 2 (room B2.13)

Trudy Corrigan:  Creating a Programme in Intergenerational Learning in Higher Education as a Contribution to public understanding of the benefits of intergenerational engagement in Europe and around the globe

Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha: Intergenerational learning about media within the family

15:30 – 16:00            Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00             Round table – Milada Rabušicová (room B2.13)

o   What is the role of intergenerational learning in current society?

o   Is there anything controversial on intergenerational learning?

19:00 –22:00              Dinner (Academic Club)


Friday November 20, 2015

Session A

9:30 – 10:45                Workshop 1 (room B2.23)

Kendra Geeraerts: Intergenerational knowledge brokerage in school teams

10:45 – 11:00              Coffe break

11:00 – 12:15              Workshop 2 (room B2.23)

Cathy Fowley: A sense of story, a sense of place: family photo-albums as a tool for intergenerational communication

12:15 – 12:30              Closing session (room B2.23)

Session B

9:30 – 10:00                   Introduction: current activities and news of the ASEM Hub and

Research Network 2 : Anders Martinsen and Karen Evans (room B2.21)

10.00 – 11.30              Facilitators Elina Maslo and Annette Ostendorf (room B2.21)

Methodology Workshop (open): “Decoding visual materials in the context of participatory photo interviews in ASEM               research projects – illustration along a case from learning at work.”

11.30 – 12.30               Break out session: study groups to share progress and to plan

afternoon group presentations.

13.30 –   14. 15           Presentations of work in progress 1(room B2.21)

Team working in hotel/tourism sector to present their work in progress. Round up of issues arising for data analysis

14.15 – 15.00               Presentations of work in progress 2: Adult Trainers group.

(room B2.21)

15.15 -16.00                 Presentations of work in progress 3: University

Staff/Higher Education group (room B2.21)

16.00 – 17.30                Discussion

19.00                             Dinner


Saturday November 21, 2015

9.00 – 12.00                 Project forward plans, update on special issue, annotated

bibliography, suggestions/possibilities for next workshop

12:30 – 13:00              Lunch


Official language of the Symposium is English.


This event is organized with the support of:

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