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Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults 

PARTICIPATION OF THE OAUPS IN THE XXVIII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IAUTA HELD ON 28TH AND 29TH JUNE AT THE RAMÓN LLULL UNIVERSITY, BARCELONA

AIUTA JUNIO 2018

On 28th June, after the official inauguration by the Rector of the Ramón LLull University (Barcelona) and the President of IAUTA, Prof. Vellas, took place the XXVIII International Conference of the IAUTA.

On 29th June, Prof. José Ramón Belda Medina has participated with the presentation “Using Technology to Motivate Senior Students in Second Language (L2) Learning” that included his study in English language training for Senior Students at the UPUA. This study is also included in a broader study developed by various researchers within the framework of a group of networks for education and educational innovation, promoted by the Deputy Vice-chancellor for Quality of the UA.

AEPUM SUMMON THE 5TH EDITION OF THE "ADORACIÓN HOLGADO SÁNCHEZ AWARD" IN RESEARCH OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS

One more year, AEPUM promotes research in the field of University Programmes for Older Adults through the execution of the 5TH EDITION OF THE “2018 ADORACIÓN HOLGADO SÁNCHEZ AWARD” IN RESEARCH OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS. The call for the submission of the works will be opened from 1st of March 2018 to 15th of September 2018.

This award was created in the Academic Year 2013-14, in order to honour the best works in research carried out on topics and formative and researching areas which are in agreement with the objectives and the interest developed in the Universities that make up AEPUM and develop University Programmes in Spain. The award is supposedly an acknowledgement granted by the Spanish Association of University Programmes for Older Adults to researchers who dedicate their efforts to search for innovative solutions in favour of the lifelong learning, as a way to enhance the education, the personal development and the quality of life of the older adults.   

In June 2017, the 16th Assembly of AEPUMS agreed unanimously to change the name of the Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults Research Award created in 2013, to “ADORACIÓN HOLGADO SÁNCHEZ AWARD” IN RESEARCH OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS, as a heartfelt tribute to the first Secretary of AEPUM. She was a passionate driver of these programmes and she promotes the creation of the Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults.

Thus, we inform professors and researchers of the universities associated to AEPUM, that the 2018 call is opened, in accordance with the following TERMS OF THE 5TH EDITION CALL OF THE 2018 AEPUM RESEARCH AWARD

PHOTOVOICE A PROJECT OF PARTICIPATORY PHOTOGRAPHY- UNIVERSITY OF HUELVA

The Experience Classroom of the University of Huelva, presents the Photovoice experience, a project of Participatory Photography that uses the image as a tool to help people from defined groups to identify with their group and to represent and strengthen their community. Photovoice represents a tool of social action and empowerment that uses photography as a language, and therefore, as a way of expressing the reality of the group involved. The objectives related to Photovoice have been focused particularly on disadvantaged social groups, although nowadays their communicative and educational possibilities have been extended to other groups with different specific needs as for example the older adult group.

THE UJI’S UNIVERSITY FOR OLDER ADULTS STARTS A EUROPEAN PROJECT TO PROMOTE THE REUSE OF KNOWLEDGE AS AN ADDED VALUE SERVICE.

11/12/2017
12/12/2017

The UJI’s University for Older Adults starts a European Project to promote the reuse of knowledge as an added value service.

 

The meeting to start the project took place on December the 11th and 12th at the UJI. The University for Older Adults of the Universitat Jaume I has started the European of educational innovation project CLEARErasmus+, along with other 6 European organizations and which has a duration of 28 months.

 

The “Resources for the formation and reuse of knowledge in a circular economy” project (also CLEAR) aims to meet the European Union’s priorities of promoting entrepreneurship and competitiveness through the design of training materials, promoting the circular economy through servitization.

ROUND TABLE: "UNIVERSITIES’ PROGRAMS FOR OLDER ADULTS"

24/01/2018

A look at different University Programs for Older Adults which are taught in different Spanish universities with the aim of publicizing the change occurred in seniors’ education.

Organized by: Amics de la Nau Gran Association

Participating:

  • Concepción Bru Ronda (President of AEPUM)
  • Carmen Delgado Viñas (Director of the Senior Program at the University of Cantabria)
  • Mari Luz Neira Jiménez (Director of the University Program for Older Adults at the Carlos III University)
  • Amparo Pérez Carbonell (Director of the University Extension Service of the UV)
  • Ana Muñoz Gonzalo (Director of the Senior Program of the UPV)

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INTERLECTIVE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION FOR PEACE

05/02/2018

The Education for Peace Program (PEP) is a multimedia educational program created by the Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) whose purpose is to help participants explore the possibility of individual peace and discover fundamental resources such as inner strength, choice’s ability, appreciation and hope.

The program consists of 10 one-hour workshops each, with material that develops a selection of topics and which has been extracted from the Prem Rawat’s (Ambassador of Peace) conferences around the world.

34TH OLDER ADULTS' WEEK ORGANIZED BY VALENCIA'S CITY HALL

The University of Valencia's La Nau Gran and the Polytechnic University of Valencia's Senior University participated on the 9th with an informative stand all about University Programmes for Older Adults. It took part during the 34th Older Adults' Week, which is organized by Valencia's City Hall and was held in Valencia from the 6th until the 10th of November, 2017.

They were visited by numerous attendees who were interested in these programmes, including Sandra Gómez, City Councillor for de Elderly.

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