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V INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR FOR OLDER ADULTS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES OF THE UNIVERSITY JAUME I

17/05/2017
19/05/2017

The University for Older Adults of the University Jaume I, organizes in Castellón, 17th, 18th and 19th of May 2017, the V International Seminar for Older Adults and New Technologies.

Tthe new innovations, experiences, tools and researches relatives to the older adults and new technologies will be presented from an interdisciplinary approach: digital inclusion, society, quality of life, education, integration, technology, legislation, health and security.

To register and to obtain more information about the seminars contact with:

Organizing Committee: Prof. Roger Esteller Curto

International Seminar for Older Adults and New Technologies

University Jaume I

And on the website: http://mayores-nt.uji.es

10TH EDITION OF THE SENIOR INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL

03/09/2016
09/09/2016

Organized by the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB), the 10th edition of the Senior International Summer School has as title "The magic of travelling".

From the 3rd to the 9th of September 2016, in Mallorca, it will take place the Summer University organized by the UIB-UOM and it will cover contents related with diverse aspects of the travels: the experience of travelling and the tourist impact, through theoretical and practical approaches.

More information and inscriptions in the web: http://summersenioruniversity.uib.eu/.

Or contact with Bárbara Ordinas:

Phone number (+34 971 172463) or by e-mail (barbara.ordinas@uib.es).

Link to the attached PDF

AEPUM’S CALL FOR THE 4th EDITION OF THE "SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS RESEARCH AWARD 2017"

12/04/2017
15/09/2017

We have published today the 4th edition of the “Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults Research Award 2017” and the call is open until the 15th September 2017.

This award was created in the academic year 2013-2014 and has as its aim to honour the best research works dedicated to any of the topics related to the objectives and interests developed from the Association. The Prize constitutes the recognition that AEPUM grants to those researchers who devote their efforts to the search for innovative solutions which can favour lifelong learning as a way to enhance seniors’ quality of life.

We inform to AEPUM professors and researchers that the call is open according the following terms: 4TH EDITION CALL OF THE “SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS RESEARCH AWARD 2017”.

Article about UPOUs in La Voz de Galicia Newspaper

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Last weekend a long article about UPOUs was published in the YES Magazine from La Voz de Galicia Newspaper. The author included students’ opinions in order to describe how the experience is, when attending to these university programmes.

In the article the Universidad Sénior de A Coruña, the IV Ciclo from USC and the Universitario Sénior de la UVigo are mentioned.

Link to the article

THE VICE-CHANCELLORS OF THE CRUPV CREATE THE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES NETWORK FOR OLDER ADULTS OF THE VALENCIAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

The five Valencian public universities have constituted this Wednesday on the La Marina University Venue, located in the city of Benissa (Alicante), the University Programmes Network for older adults of the Valencian Public Universities (CRUPV), a strategic choice constituted by the five Valencian principals on the day that Manuel Palomar, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Alicante, has taken charge of the Vice-Chancellors´ Conference of the Valencian Public Universities (CRUPV). The act, celebrated on the University of Alicante Venue in Benissa, counted with the presence of the five Vice-Chancellors: Manuel Palomar (UA), Esteban Morcillo (UVEG), Francisco José Mora (UPV), Vicent Climent (UJI) and Jesús Pastor (UMH).

As Manuel Palomar, UA Vice-Chancellor has explained ``it is a commitment that the Valencian Public Universities have made a long time ago and which now we are taking a step further with the constitution of this network to face and achieve the challenges that the population of older adults in our territory presents us´´. The new current president of the CRUPV has highlighted that it is about promoting and drawing attention ``their active participation on society, on the familiar sphere, on the lifelong learning, volunteering or in the cultural expression and sports´´. The creation of the University Programmes Network for Older Adults answers the need to promote a major formed citizenship, active, and participative on an inclusive society and for all ages.

THE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS AND THE SENIOR PROGRAMMES OF THE VIVES NETWORK ARE MEETING THE DAYS 2ND AND 3RD OF FEBRUARY IN TARRAGONA, TO ANALYZE FUTURE MATTERS OF THE PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS ON THE UNIVERSITY SPHERE.

The Vives Network is a non-profit institution which represents and coordinates the common action of 22 universities of 4 European states on higher education, research and culture. Since the year 1994, it offers a platform that provides services for universities, public and private and social organizations, with the purpose to contribute to the process of construction an economic and social development of this cross-border university region of the Mediterranean Europe. The network provides benefits to the university community and to society, with all the guarantees of the qualified experience and the commitment for excellence.

This is the 2nd forum developed by the Vives Network, on the sphere of older adults´ formation and with the aims to offer a space of collaboration between the University Programmes for Older Adults and the Senior Programmes of the Universities, which have pooled their experiences, good practices and concerns which take place on the different university campuses.

XV STATE MEETING OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS

12/06/2017
14/06/2017
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XV STATE MEETING OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS is going to be held in Santiago de Compostela on the days 12, 13 and 14 of June 2017.

Under the motto ``UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS AS STRATEGIC ELEMENT ON THE LIFELONG EDUCATION´´, the XV AEPUM meeting will address three different fundamental thematic lines of work: a) Permanent education on the university field; b) internationalization and participation; and c) the social responsibility of the university programmes for older adults. We wish these research and work lines stimulate the interest on the production of fruitful contributions to the XV meeting through the presentation of communications and posters.

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