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Digital Games for Inclusion.

Digital Games for Inclusion

In June 2012 Aarhus Social and Healthcare College was invited to dialogues in Sevilla Spain with the EU Commission’s research group Digital Games for Inclusion.

The research group’s mission is to prepare future European policy and funding program initiatives in the field of serious games for inclusion, with a special focus on inclusion of young people and strongly linking to innovation of educational didactics.

LR Lake of Constance - Further training of teachers “Lake of Constance compact”

In the further training of teachers “Lake of Constance compact” regional knowledge is conveyed and ways shown how the landscape of the Lake of Constance can be introduced into the tuition. At the same time the teachers learn to know places around the lake, which are especially worth to visit with a school class. The further education lasts for four days, thereby 2 topics per day are taught.

LR Mainz, Kinzig, Spessart - Accompanying further education for counselors

The current comprehensive changes in the living conditions, the economy and on the labour market demand that the people continuously adjust their knowledge and their qualifications. Lifelong Learning and corresponding offers is asked for. With it the request for competent information and counseling increases, which enables the individuals to form the own education, development and learning process. At the same time the demands on the counselors rise. Professional educational counseling can no longer be done as an aside, but asks for professional understanding.

LR Offenbach - Self-study center

The self-study center consists of rooms where PCs are available for use by the visitors of the centre, designed as an open-plan office. Equipment such as headsets, printers, educational software, books and CDs and DVDs are also at place. The center is situated in the city center close to the pedestrian area. It is easy to reach by public transport or by foot. In the direct neighbourhood is the adult education centre, the further education counseling point (which at the same time is a network partner of the Learning Region Offenbach).

LR VerA - Competence Manager in Handicraft

Since years handicraft dominates the development of Altmark. In medieval times towns like Gardelegen and Salzwedel joined the Hanseatic League and became important. Major roads and also the navigable Jeetze got connected to the coastal towns. The salt road led from Luneburg to Leipzig. The guilds developed in the towns. Already in 1569 the clothier guild of Salzwedel is mentioned, others followed. The development proceeded, but also in the time of industrialization of Germany large firms barely noteworthy established themselves in the region. Instead the handicraft still dominated.

LILLIPUT Learning Module on Language Learning Skills in Learning Cities and Regions

This module develops innovative approaches to widening participation in language learning within a learning city. The Memorandum on Lifelong Learning (2000), Communication “Making a European area of lifelong learning a reality” (2001) and many local programmes on lifelong learning in individual European countries underlined the importance of learning languages, a trend which learning cities and regions will need to emphasise.

The LILLIPUT Learning Materials on the Family in a Learning City

Families are our first and most important teachers. We acquire knowledge from school, but that knowledge is given a context by the family. For example, history can seem remote in textbooks but a grandparent's stories of their experiences can bring it to life.

The LILLIPUT Learning Resources and Materials on Universities in Learning Cities and Regions

This module addresses the challenges and opportunities that universities will face in their own journey towards becoming lifelong learning organisations and examines the role they can play in assisting the construction of a learning town, city or region.

LILLIPUT Materials and Resources on Politics and Democracy in Learning Cities and Regions

This module addresses issues concerned with the operation of the city from a political and democratic standpoint. It examines the crucial role of lifelong learning in those processes and emphasises the challenges and opportunities which the city/region will face in its journey towards becoming a learning city/region.

The LILLIPUT Learning Resources and Materials on the Individual in a Learning Society

Individuals comprise a legitimate and important focus for the development of a Learning Society in a Learning City and Region.

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