Successful development of the multiplier events of the BeOld project

BeOld ev.mult 2.10.2019On September 23rd and 30th, Documenta held two informative meetings to present the BeOld project.

The events, in which took part different representatives of associations and entities in Cantabria, were held at Centro Cultural Eureka and Espacio Joven of the City Hall of Santander.

Both days, the attendees were able to get to know the aims, materials and results of this project that Documenta has been carrying out in Cantabria for two years. Also, when the presentations of the different phases of the project were over, there was a debate on the most important issues, especially on the improvement of the policies aimed at raising awareness on ageism and helping improving the work conditions of older workers.

The BeOld project aims to improve social inclusion of senior workers through the usage of innovative learning tools, improving their possibilities of personal and professional development. Moreover, the project aims to raise awareness on ageism and discrimination based on age in the workplace, as well as to create workplace conditions that are fit for the workers’ age.

The Community Animateurs training starts within the COMANITY project

Comanity septiembre curso

Documenta started on September 4th the Community Animateur Foundation Course, within the COMANITY project whose main beneficiaries are young people at risk of exclusion or who feel at the margins of the system.

Workers and youth volunteers of Amica, La Columbeta, 14 Kilómetros, Padre Meni, Aplec (inclusion + equality) and Agentes de la Calle participate in the training workshops of the Community Animateur Foundation Course. At the end of the course they will acquire the skills and competences needed to become a successful Community Animateur and they will put them in practice through a Participatory Action Research carried out together with young people. The different actions will be shared in the Comanity Hub, a meeting point and learning inclusive environment for the different organisations and youth workers from other countries and the partners of the Comanity project.

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Bucharest held the final conference and the last transnational meeting of the BeOld Project

BeOld - Conferencia Final

BeOld-Reunion trasnacional

On September 17 and 18, Documenta participated in the final Conference and in the last meeting of the Erasmus + project: BeOld.

The conference, held at the Ramada Majestic Hotel in the Romanian capital, was attended by various authorities in the country and project partners who announced the results obtained after two years of project. The event convened a wide audience that could learn more about the structure, objectives and materials achieved with the project, among others.

Documenta participated in the event explaining to the attendees the opinions of the participants in the various training offered, both for older workers and for Human Resources managers and personnel of different companies and organizations.

In addition, on September 18, the last transnational meeting of the project was held in which the partners of the different participating countries (Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Romania and Spain) evaluated the results obtained and the impact of the project.

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Informative events about Erasmus+ projects, developed by Documenta in Cantabria

Throughout September, Documenta will organise two instructive events about 3 of the Erasmus+ projects that carries out in Cantabria: BeOld, FamSkill y Coop-In.
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The Centro Cultural Europeo Eureka (23/09/2019) and the Espacio Joven del Ayuntamiento de Santander (30/09/2019) will be the two venues where the informative talks about the 3 Erasmus+ initiatives, which Documenta has been running in Cantabria for the last 2 years, will take place.

Three projects, that aim different target groups and have obtained successful outputs, will be introduced along with developed materials and available resources for each initiative, both of them necessary in order to implement the project in other locations and contexts. Moreover, there will be an approach to the features and requirements of the Erasmus+ programmes.

These informative events are aimed at public figures, social organisations, development agencies and everyone interested in the Erasmus+ programmes.

The projects that will be presented in these informative events are the following:

BeOld: “Better work in old age. Supporting older workers and organizational environment in coping with age transitions and work requirements”

FamSkill: “Basic skills and family learning. An integrated approach to help adults re-engage with learning”

Coop-in: “Social Innovation Training for Virtual Work Based Learning”

Those interested in attending can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 942 76 07 07.