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Spanish National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults 

CONFERENCE AND FORUM VIVES ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR SENIORS

16/06/2016
17/06/2016
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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.

THE SUBJECT OF THE CITIZEN BEFORE JUSTICE: “LAW AND ENGAGEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EXPERIENCE IN LA RIOJA” HAS BEEN AWARDED TEACHING INNOVATION PRIZE

Premio Innovación Docente La Rioja

Pedro M.ª Garciandía, professor of Criminal Law at the University of La Rioja (UR), has been awarded the Teaching Innovation Prize from the Social Council of the UR for his course “The citizen before justice: Law and engagement of the University of Experience in La Rioja”.

The yearly call of Prizes from the Social Council of the University of La Rioja tries to acknowledge the work done by the university community members and to strengthen the relations and connections between the campus and the Riojan society.

Specifically, the Teaching Innovation Prize expects to acknowledge the educational work and the innovative experiences carried out by the professors of the University of La Rioja. In this edition, the award was given to José Antonio Gómez Cristóbal, professor of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the UR, and to Pedro M.ª Garciandía.

PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK "15 AÑOS DE LA NAU GRAN"

24/02/2016 18:30
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The book “15 años de la Nau Gran” will be presented on the following 24th of February 2016 at 18:30. It will take place in the assembly hall of the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication. Spokespeople will be Ramón López Martín, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Training and Educational Quality Policy, and Amparo Pérez Carbonell, Director of the University Extension Service. Another participant will be Joan Calabuig, Deputy Mayor and Councillor Responsable for older adults of Valencia city council. He will give a speech called “Older adults policy in Valencia City”.  

This publication is a collection of experiences of the figures that have enabled the programme La Nau Gran to become an educational model established in Valencia City and the University of València.

La Nau Gran programme was started 15 years ago, when in 1999 the University of Valencia launched a programme to open the doors to people over 55, who are motivated and willing to keep learning.

IX SUMMER COURSE OF THE UOM INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SENIOR UNIVERSITY

04/09/2016
10/09/2016
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We announce the IX Summer Course of the UOM International Summer Senior University: “Healthy lifestyles: a Mediterranean experience in Mallorca” is a one-week permanent learning programme in a fun and Mediterranean context, which is addressed to students over 55.

This programme is completely taught in English and focuses on intercultural understanding between people of different European countries.

It will be carried out from the 4th to the 10th of September 2016.

The edition of this year will cover interdisciplinary topics related to healthy lifestyles, such as nutrition, workout and positive thinking.

Venue: Campus of the University of Islas Baleares. Mallorca

Further information and enrolment on:  http://summersenioruniversity.uib.eu/

AEPUM’S CALL FOR THE 3rd EDITION OF THE "SPANISH NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS RESEARCH AWARD 2016"

22/02/2016
15/09/2016
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TERMS OF THE CALL

In accordance with its Statutes, AEPUM has as its essential goal to promote educational programmes for older adults at a university level, contributing to the formative and cultural development of senior citizens. In this context, the AEPUM RESEARCH AWARD was created in the year 2013-14 with an annual regularity for the distinction of the best research works carried out concerning some of the topics related to the objectives and interests developed in the association.  The Prize constitutes the recognition that the National Association of University Programmes for Older Adults 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.

CONFERENCE USE OF ICTs IN UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS IN THE UIB

29/04/2015

The Universitat de les Illes Balears (University of the Balearic Islands) develops the next 29th of April the conference “USE OF ICTs IN UNIVERSITY PROGRAMMES FOR OLDER ADULTS”. In the framework of the National Study about the Use of ICTs in the University Programmes for Older Adults carried out in the framework of the State Association of University Programmes for Older Adults (AEPUM). The Universitat de les Illes Balears, as a member university that has participated in this mentioned study organizes this Conference in which in addition to present the study and the more conclusive data in the national scope, it will be influenced in the existent reality in the ambit of ICTs in the Universitat Oberta per a Majors (Open University to Older Adults), programme of specific learning to older adults that the UIB carries out.


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