The European Certificate of Intergenerational Learning – Course Outline

Upon completion of the online ECIL course, learners will be equipped with a number of tools and techniques for facilitating intergenerational relationships, including how to tackle issues such as stereotypes and the different needs that can exist between the generations. The fundamental principles of planning, implementing and evaluating intergenerational practice and learning will also be introduced throughout the course.

The course also explains the relevance of intergenerational practice and learning to a number of key policy areas, explain how they can applied in a variety of social issues and contexts and explore why these concepts are relevant in today’s society.

Learners will address the content of the course (3 units) through self-reflection tasks, directed reading and a range of self-study tasks. Included in this document is a description of the 3 units in more detail.