ABOUT THE PROJECT

  • TRACEUS seeks to develop and curate a database of recipes, cuisines and traditions (storytelling/singing/dancing) associated with European cuisines using mobile technology as a learning tool.

    The project objectives are to:
    Improve and expand (digital) learning opportunities for older adults with Internet skills by enriching the learning offers with new contents and topics.
    Enable older people to create their own multimedia enriched learning offers.
    To guarantee a high quality of learning materials, older people and migrants will be trained in an online course.
    Facilitate access to learning opportunities through internet-based offerings.
    Promote interregional and European networking and cooperation.

  • TRACEUS is an Erasmus+ KA2 that will operate as a living laboratory of social and technological activities promoting knowledge on new technology skills through culinary traditions and adult-learning processes. The project will develop an array of activities and resources to empower older adults and migrants to use new technologies to become authors and moviemakers and share their experiences with their peers and society.

    To that end, the project’s implementing team will produce and make available new and innovative curricula, open educational resources in the form of small online videos created by older people and migrants, and innovative educational methods and training courses for older people and migrants. It will support social integration through said tools, involving adult citizens, migrants, and refugees as protagonists sharing and promoting their identity and culture. Ultimately, it will pave the way towards greater participation by older people and migrants for mutual learning and promote knowledge and appreciation of tradition and achieve a fruitful relationship across the generations and communities.  

  • The project will illustrate and provide an accessible model which builds on harnessing inclusive technology learning for citizens at risk of being “e- excluded” in the traditional sense and ensure that their culinary customs and traditions (storytelling, music, dancing) are recorded and curated in an accessible way. It will thus use mobile technology as a learning tool as well as a resource for lifelong learning that can also facilitate intergenerational communication.
  • IO1: Authoring training/Training Manual:
    An online training course, consisting of both online and face-to-face elements, (curriculum) for older adults and migrants, who would like to become authors of digital learning materials, and record/video their recipes and traditions/cultural stories relating to their cuisine.

    IO2: Online Platform:
    A host environment for the tools and resources of the project that will feature information, tools and resources to support the online learning of the project’s target groups.

    IO3: Testing/Implementation:
    A specific wellbeing survey (based on the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS)) with the participants prior to and after the project to assess the impact on their wellbeing and collect data which could potentially lead to further research on the psychological impact of engaging in this type of activities.

    • DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY

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    • E-seniors: Initiation des Seniors Aux Ntic Association

      E-Seniors is a non-profit non-governmental organization, founded in 2005 by Monique Epstein, the general manager of the association. E-Seniors aims at fighting e-exclusion by offering ICT training to seniors (people aged 55 and over). Since its creation, E-Seniors provides ICT courses for seniors in various public places and constantly opens new courses all over the Parisian region, in order to provide proximity services taking into account the rhythm, the interests and the needs of its audience. Through its actions for and with elderly people, E-Seniors also raises awareness about the importance of ICT solutions in everyday life. The association also proposes interactive gaming activities in elderly residences, retirement homes and day-care centres. E-Seniors is aware of the challenges that both healthy and dependent seniors face up to and is involved in the development of new products and services aiming to boost independent living and to maintain physical and mental health. E-Seniors has a large experience in the management of projects related to ICT tools and healthy ageing financed by European programs, such as Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+. ESE is an associated partner of the French node of the EIT Health KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community), a European consortium operating in the framework of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

    • UNIVERSIDAD DE CASTILLA – LA MANCHA

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    • MEDITER – RESEAU EURO-MEDITERRANEEN POUR LA COOPERATION A.I.S.B.I

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    • FONDACIJA LALE

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    • Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology

      CARDET is one of the leading research and training centers in the eastern Mediterranean region with global expertise in project design and implementation, project management, training and e-learning. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of adult and vocational training initiatives in the areas of social work, innovation and entrepreneurship. Members of its team and board represent European and International Higher education institutions, training centers and international organizations, and have in-depth knowledge of the adult training sector and financial literacy area while CARDET focuses in the promotion of social justice and social progress. CARDET brings together an international team of experts with decades of global expertise in adult training, capacity building, curriculum development, social entrepreneurship, vocational training, design thinking, innovation, education research, evaluation, and human resource development.

    Aim & Objectives

    TRACEUS seeks to develop and curate a database of recipes, cuisines and traditions (storytelling/singing/dancing) associated with European cuisines using mobile technology as a learning tool.

    The project objectives are to:
    Improve and expand (digital) learning opportunities for older adults with Internet skills by enriching the learning offers with new contents and topics.
    Enable older people to create their own multimedia enriched learning offers.
    To guarantee a high quality of learning materials, older people and migrants will be trained in an online course.
    Facilitate access to learning opportunities through internet-based offerings.
    Promote interregional and European networking and cooperation.

    Overview

    TRACEUS is an Erasmus+ KA2 that will operate as a living laboratory of social and technological activities promoting knowledge on new technology skills through culinary traditions and adult-learning processes. The project will develop an array of activities and resources to empower older adults and migrants to use new technologies to become authors and moviemakers and share their experiences with their peers and society.

    To that end, the project’s implementing team will produce and make available new and innovative curricula, open educational resources in the form of small online videos created by older people and migrants, and innovative educational methods and training courses for older people and migrants. It will support social integration through said tools, involving adult citizens, migrants, and refugees as protagonists sharing and promoting their identity and culture. Ultimately, it will pave the way towards greater participation by older people and migrants for mutual learning and promote knowledge and appreciation of tradition and achieve a fruitful relationship across the generations and communities.

    Methodology
    The project will illustrate and provide an accessible model which builds on harnessing inclusive technology learning for citizens at risk of being “e- excluded” in the traditional sense and ensure that their culinary customs and traditions (storytelling, music, dancing) are recorded and curated in an accessible way. It will thus use mobile technology as a learning tool as well as a resource for lifelong learning that can also facilitate intergenerational communication.
    Outputs

    IO1: Authoring training/Training Manual:
    An online training course, consisting of both online and face-to-face elements, (curriculum) for older adults and migrants, who would like to become authors of digital learning materials, and record/video their recipes and traditions/cultural stories relating to their cuisine.

    IO2: Online Platform:
    A host environment for the tools and resources of the project that will feature information, tools and resources to support the online learning of the project’s target groups.

    IO3: Testing/Implementation:
    A specific wellbeing survey (based on the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS)) with the participants prior to and after the project to assess the impact on their wellbeing and collect data which could potentially lead to further research on the psychological impact of engaging in this type of activities.

    Partners
    • DUBLIN CITY UNIVERSITY

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    • E-seniors: Initiation des Seniors Aux Ntic Association

      E-Seniors is a non-profit non-governmental organization, founded in 2005 by Monique Epstein, the general manager of the association. E-Seniors aims at fighting e-exclusion by offering ICT training to seniors (people aged 55 and over). Since its creation, E-Seniors provides ICT courses for seniors in various public places and constantly opens new courses all over the Parisian region, in order to provide proximity services taking into account the rhythm, the interests and the needs of its audience. Through its actions for and with elderly people, E-Seniors also raises awareness about the importance of ICT solutions in everyday life. The association also proposes interactive gaming activities in elderly residences, retirement homes and day-care centres. E-Seniors is aware of the challenges that both healthy and dependent seniors face up to and is involved in the development of new products and services aiming to boost independent living and to maintain physical and mental health. E-Seniors has a large experience in the management of projects related to ICT tools and healthy ageing financed by European programs, such as Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+. ESE is an associated partner of the French node of the EIT Health KIC (Knowledge and Innovation Community), a European consortium operating in the framework of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).

    • UNIVERSIDAD DE CASTILLA – LA MANCHA

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Duis laoreet in enim nec porta. Duis gravida dolor in vehicula semper. Vestibulum rhoncus imperdiet dui ut interdum. Curabitur aliquam diam non ex varius, at hendrerit ex sodales. Donec tincidunt semper magna, efficitur mollis tellus laoreet nec. Mauris consequat auctor pretium. Ut vel elit in nisi iaculis eleifend a in justo. Mauris facilisis, dolor at iaculis luctus, ex quam efficitur arcu, eu interdum ante orci non tellus. In sit amet sagittis est, eu euismod mauris.

    • MEDITER – RESEAU EURO-MEDITERRANEEN POUR LA COOPERATION A.I.S.B.I

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Duis laoreet in enim nec porta. Duis gravida dolor in vehicula semper. Vestibulum rhoncus imperdiet dui ut interdum. Curabitur aliquam diam non ex varius, at hendrerit ex sodales. Donec tincidunt semper magna, efficitur mollis tellus laoreet nec. Mauris consequat auctor pretium. Ut vel elit in nisi iaculis eleifend a in justo. Mauris facilisis, dolor at iaculis luctus, ex quam efficitur arcu, eu interdum ante orci non tellus. In sit amet sagittis est, eu euismod mauris.

    • FONDACIJA LALE

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Duis laoreet in enim nec porta. Duis gravida dolor in vehicula semper. Vestibulum rhoncus imperdiet dui ut interdum. Curabitur aliquam diam non ex varius, at hendrerit ex sodales. Donec tincidunt semper magna, efficitur mollis tellus laoreet nec. Mauris consequat auctor pretium. Ut vel elit in nisi iaculis eleifend a in justo. Mauris facilisis, dolor at iaculis luctus, ex quam efficitur arcu, eu interdum ante orci non tellus. In sit amet sagittis est, eu euismod mauris.

    • Center for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology

      CARDET is one of the leading research and training centers in the eastern Mediterranean region with global expertise in project design and implementation, project management, training and e-learning. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of adult and vocational training initiatives in the areas of social work, innovation and entrepreneurship. Members of its team and board represent European and International Higher education institutions, training centers and international organizations, and have in-depth knowledge of the adult training sector and financial literacy area while CARDET focuses in the promotion of social justice and social progress. CARDET brings together an international team of experts with decades of global expertise in adult training, capacity building, curriculum development, social entrepreneurship, vocational training, design thinking, innovation, education research, evaluation, and human resource development.

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