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Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults 

REPORT ON UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS ON THE MAGAZINE ``ENTRE MAYORES´´

University Programmes for older adults (UPOAs) reached Spain more than 20 years ago. A educational offer whose main defender is the Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults (AEPUM).

This organism is constituted by public and private universities, as well as other entities whose objective is the higher education for older adults.

Its coverage spreads over the whole Spanish territory resulting in a total number of 44 universities. Madrid, Cantabria, Galicia, Castile and León, Andalucía, Canary Islands, Valencian Community, Murcia, Castile-La Mancha, La Rioja, Navarra, Extremadura, Asturias, Euskadi and Balearic Islands are the communities that, along with the National University of Distance Education (UNED) are immersed in these initiatives.

Read the complete report on PDF and on the website of ``Entre Mayores´´.

THE UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA HAS HELD ITS 7TH HEALTHY WALK

Last Sunday 2nd October it took place the 7th Healthy Walk of ``La Nau Gran´´ organized by the Vicepresidency on Formation Policies and Educative Quality and together, by the University Extension Service and the Physical Education Service and Sports of the University of Valencia.

It is a healthy act, supportive and sustainable which is held every year and that facilitates people from different generations interact and share the public space

OPENING ACT OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR OF ``LA NAU GRAN´´ - UNIVERSITY OF VALENCIA

Last Thursday 6th October it took place the opening act of the academic year 2016/17 of ``La Nau Gran´´ - University of Valencia on the Botanic Garden of this university.

The opening conference was given by the Honorable Mrs Mónica Oltra Jarque, Vice President and Equality and Inclusive Policies Counselor of "La Generalitat Valenciana". Her conference had per title "To live better, to live more".

They also participated Esteban Morcillo, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Valencia, Concha Bru, President of AEPUM, Ramón López, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Policies for Formation and Educative Quality and Amparo Pérez, Director of the Service of University Extension on this university.

VERDICT OF THE JURY “RESEARCH AWARD OF THE SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS 2016”

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The jury, unanimously, delivers the award to the project with the title: “LA IMPLICACIÓN EN ACTIVIDADES EDUCATIVAS FORMALES EN LA VEJEZ Y SU RELACIÓN CON INDICADORES PSICOLÓGICOS Y SOCIALES: UN ANÁLISIS CON ESTUDIANTES DEL AULA DE LA EXPERIENCIA DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE HUELVA”, submitted by S. MENÉNDEZ ÁLVAREZ-DARDET (Huelva University) and J. PÉREZ-PADILLA (Jaen University).

VIII AEPUM WORKING SEMINAR

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VIII AEPUM WORKING SEMINAR

Salamanca University, 29th and 30th September 2016

CONFERENCE AND FORUM VIVES ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR SENIORS

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The XARXA VIVES organizes a conference and forum Vives on the 16th and 17th of June at the University of Andorra. It is about the University Programmes for Seniors and is coordinated by the University of Lleida, University of Vic-Central University of Cataluña and University of Andorra.

The VIVES NETWORK represents and coordinates the common action of 21 universities of 4 European states of higher education, research and culture. In addition, since 1994 it offers a platform that leads services for universities, public and private organizations, and society with the aim of contributing to the growth process and social and economical development of this cross-border university region of the Mediterranean Europe.

Some of the activities it promotes are exchange and reflection events about topics of interest that are key to the growth and development of university education in the Vives region, and, ultimately, of society’s future in general. Therefore, on the next 16th and 17th of June, the University of Andorra will hold a Vives Forum event about the Univeristy Programmes for seniors with the aim of creating a first encounter. This encounter aims at sharing experiences and studying opportunities of common or shared action between the different University Programmes for Seniors of the XARXA VIVES universities. In this way, this university specific education will be reinforced.

Link to the attached programme [PDF]

Further information on www.vives.org  and La Xarxa on 2’

PROFESSOR SALVADOR CABEDO HAS BEEN AWARDED HONORARY DIRECTOR OF THE UJI SENIOR UNIVERSITY BY THE DEAN OF THE JAUME I UNIVERSITY OF CASTELLÓN

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The act of appointing the Prof. Salvador Cabedo as Honorary Director of the Senior University took place on the 27th of April 2016 at 18:00 in the assembly hall Alfons el Magnánimo at the Faculty of Law and Economics.

Next year the University of Jaume I of Castelló will celebrate its 25th anniversary. Its 18-year training programme of the Senior University will be celebrated as well, which reaches the age of majority.

The Senior University was started at the Jaume I University of Castellón in 1998 by the professor Salvador Cabedo and his team. They were convinced that education is the most effective tool to build a fair and united society, where generations respect each other, support each other and live together in harmony.

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