for Active Ageing
At Rite Folk High School in Latvia, 11 - 13 September 2013
Niels and Lis from Rite Folk High School (LV)
Bente and Hans from MOF (DK).
Ingrid and Ene from Tartu Day high School (EE).
Vita and Jovita from Nalma (LT).
Aim and objectives
The overall aim of this kick-off meeting is to clarify the essentials
of the project and promote performing teams with a shared ownership and thereby bridging the way forward for the project.
The objectives are
Agenda and cultural programme
Summaries of discussions and decisions
Item 3b: Experiences with Culture Guide activities in own organisation
The idea of culture guide services is new, and therefore no partners have former experiences with this specific activity; however all have to some degree been involved in related activities, where their organisation have involved senior citizens in learning activities with a cultural dimension.
Item 4a: Clarify the overall project plan
The idea of the project is to use the new trends of ”citizens help citizens” and “sustainable culture” to meet the needs of including low-users/no-users of culture and art, and the innovative method is to use “culture guides” as volunteers.
The “culture guide idea” is innovative and therefore we cannot present examples of “best practice”, because we don’t have former examples to compare with. Instead we can develop our own new examples as “good practice”.
Item 4b: Short presentations of initial plans of local culture guide works
The conlusions were:
Item 8: Detail planning of the next steps
The meeting decided that
Four flags and eight partners. Our coordinator is not in front of but behind the camera.
The 11 September 2013, Rite Public School celebrated the conclusion of the Nordplus Horizontal project about Senior Volunteers in primary Schools.
At the event a Senior Handbook was presented and there were adresses by Laima Grebska, principal of the school; Niels Bendix Knudsen, project leader; Arvids Kviesis, mayor of Nereta region; and senior spokesman Dainis Naburgs.
The partnership of this senior project included Rite Folk High School and Swedish and Danish partners.
We, the participants at the kick-off meting of our Nordplus Adult project abourt culture guides had the honour to be invited as guests to this great event