(2012) Nature For Care, Care for Nature: Enhancing social cohesion through intergenerational learning

in Practice
James Hindson and Jacky Burnell (Ed.)

Book documenting the experiences of the Nature for Care (NfC) Project, supported by the EU Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Programme, which involved environmental organisations from six European countries working together in 2011 and 2012, with schools and care facilities, to develop intergenerational learning activities focusing on nature and the local environment. The book presents theoretical background related to intergenerational learning and social cohesion; practical advice and checklists on setting up an effective intergenerational learning programme; information on the outcomes and benefits of the NfC project; example activities from each partner.


Intergenerational learning, residential care, care homes, sustainability