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STEP_UP scenarios for politician well received by stakeholders

Almost one year ago, the STEP_UP game project started (Stop epidemic growth through learning, Erasmus+ KA2 Action, 2020-2023). Coordinator is SHINE 2Europe and as partner AFEdemy is responsible for the production of the Manual on social and policy interventions. The project team will develop an online serious game in which the learner can follow a chronological path…Continue Reading STEP_UP scenarios for politician well received by stakeholders

Croatia workshops with Public Health and epidemiologists

For the purposes of the development of the STEP_UP game and characters, CIPH is creating a character and scenes in the field of public health. The goal was to identify stakeholders within this sector and bring their expertise and real life experience together through a constructive workshop. During the workshop the character was presented along…Continue Reading Croatia workshops with Public Health and epidemiologists

Interviews to health care managers help design the characters

In the frame of the activities related to the educational game development, WISE ANGLE has been tasked with consulting key stakeholders so as to feed the participatory co-creation process aimed at designing the characters, the real-life situations they will face in the playing scenarios and the measures they will have to put in place to…Continue Reading Interviews to health care managers help design the characters

ISIS interviews volunteer groups to advise on the game design

The workshops that were held in the partner countries Portugal, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain and Germany with various actors who were active in the COVID-19 pandemic serve as a basis for the elaboration of realistic challenges that players should overcome to contain a pandemic in the STEP_UP game. On the 29th of July ISIS Social…Continue Reading ISIS interviews volunteer groups to advise on the game design

Interview with project coordinator SHINE 2Europe and the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Project coordinator: Carina Dantas and Luis Dias from SHINE 2Europe Q: Why did you initiate the STEP_UP project? This is actually a family story! I was doing the “fitness walk” with my son Daniel during the confinement period and we were talking about how contradictory information was on the best measures to implement due to…Continue Reading Interview with project coordinator SHINE 2Europe and the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Nurses and caregivers support SHINE 2Europe in the STEP_UP game development

During the month of July, SHINE 2Europe consulted nurses and formal caregivers to devise scenes of a game that will teach how to fight a pandemic. Participants were brought together in two workshops and, with the help of a SHINE facilitator, made their contributions to the STEP_UP project | Stop Epidemic Growth Through Learning. This…Continue Reading Nurses and caregivers support SHINE 2Europe in the STEP_UP game development

STEP_UP featured in EPALE

STEP_UP: Stop Epidemic Growth Through Learning is a European Erasmus+ project started in December 2020, that will last until the end of February 2023. STEP_UP intends to develop a training tool for social care professionals, volunteers and community stakeholders, where they are introduced to the impact of behaviours in the spread of a pandemic/emergency situation…Continue Reading STEP_UP featured in EPALE

OPEN CALL to the COVID19 Virtual library of STEP_UP

The international project STEP_UP – Stop Epidemic Growth Through Learning just launched a Virtual Library that aggregates more than 200 measures, implemented and documented in the context of the COVID19 pandemic prevention and containment. Want to have your work represented in this Virtual Library? Do you know of measures or good practices that should be…Continue Reading OPEN CALL to the COVID19 Virtual library of STEP_UP

Lecture on “Ethics and Digital Health”

On the 17 June, Carina Dantas, SHINE’s CEO, gave a lecture on “Ethics and Digital Health” to the students of the Universidade do Porto, based on the classical philosophical concept of ethics as the striving for the best lifestyle, both in private and in public. We discussed from #SHAFE and NET4Age-Friendly to the ethical excellence in the AAL Programme and the need…Continue Reading Lecture on “Ethics and Digital Health”

Interactions Symposium of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

On March 31, Carina Dantas participated in the Interactions Symposium of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, where she discussed, together with other speakers, the challenges of aging in the digital age to an audience of more than 200 participants. She presented NET4Age-Friendly e SHAFE and SHINE 2Europe Erasmus projects such as STEP_UP, BIG, SDD…Continue Reading Interactions Symposium of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa