Year: 2022

STEP_UP Multiplier Event in Croatia

The Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH), partner in the Erasmus+ project STEP_UP | Stop epidemic growth through learning, organized a Multiplier Event on November 25th . The event included 35 participants, reaching 29 participants from regional public health institutes and 6 from CIPH. In the plenary session, Željka Draušnik, from CIPH, presented the project, explaining its main objectives…Continue Reading STEP_UP Multiplier Event in Croatia

STEP_UP multiplied to almost 100 participants!

The multiplier event of the Erasmus+ project STEP_UP | Stop epidemic growth through learning reached 52 international participants, 32 Portuguese ones and 13 project team members on November 9th at the Nursing School of Coimbra, integrated in the International Conference Learning and Implementing Social Innovation. STEP_UP has been developing a training tool based on an educational game, which aims…Continue Reading STEP_UP multiplied to almost 100 participants!

Multiplier Event of the STEP_UP project

The Multiplier Event of the European Project STEP_UP: Stop epidemic growth through learning will be held on 9 November 2022, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, in a face-to-face and hybrid format, at the Nursing School of Coimbra. STEP_UP is an Erasmus+ project, coordinated by SHINE 2Europe, which during the last two years has developed…Continue Reading Multiplier Event of the STEP_UP project

International Conference: Learning and Implementing Social Innovation

On November 8th and 9th, we will talk about Smart Healthy Age-friendly Environments and Social Innovation in Coimbra. This conference is co-organised by the Nursing School of Coimbra, SHINE 2Europe and AFEdemy, and aims to share and discuss approaches, projects and best practices related to Social Innovation and how to implement and develop healthier and…Continue Reading International Conference: Learning and Implementing Social Innovation

Train the trainers to STEP_UP!

Wise Angle hosted the partners’ staff from the STEP_UP consortium for a Short-term Joint Staff Training in Barcelona. Participants of this LTTAs were relevant personnel members of the partner organisations, who were offered with a short training course of the STEP_UP game and workshop curriculum. The group of participants reflected the multidisciplinary approach of the…Continue Reading Train the trainers to STEP_UP!

STEP_UP partners in Barcelona

Wise Angle hosted the project partners in Barcelona for the 4th Transnational Project Meeting! On June 27-28, representatives of the 5 partners in the project gathered in Barcelona, wonderfully hosted at Wise Angle’s new premises in the Barcelona Health Hub. The working session was very intense and focused on seeing the first version of the…Continue Reading STEP_UP partners in Barcelona

STEP_UP Workshop in Germany

At the end of May 2022, the second workshop round for the design of the STEP_UP game in Germany was performed. Two volunteers participated in the face-to-face meetings. The volunteers mainly had suggestions regarding the usability, e.g., the selection of languages and that the possibility to choose between characters should be explained more clearly. The…Continue Reading STEP_UP Workshop in Germany

COVID-19 measures. Results of a survey 

By Willeke van Staalduinen and Jonas Bernitt (AFEdemy)  The need to improve societal communication and the monitoring of measures is one of the main conclusions in the STEP_UP survey. A total of 133 people answered the questionnaire that the STEP_UP project team (WISE, ISIS, AFEdemy, SHINE and the Croatian health institute) shared among social, healthcare…Continue Reading COVID-19 measures. Results of a survey 

Facial expressions really matter

In May 2022, AFEdemy performed interviews with 2 female and 2 male policy makers from municipalities and ministries about the STEP_UP character Britta Johnson. The interviews took place online; the scenes of the game were presented to the interviewees. In general, the interviewees were very interested in the game and found the scenes very attractive….Continue Reading Facial expressions really matter