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STEP_UP Multiplier Event in Croatia

STEP_UP: Stop epidemic growth through learning is an Erasmus+ project which started in December 2020 and since then a training tool for adult education, namely health and social care and community stakeholders, was developed. This training tool is based on an educational game through which stakeholders can better understand the impact of behaviours in the…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

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

In Portugal, nurses and carers saw for the first time the results of the STEP_UP game

Following the work done over the past year, SHINE 2Europe has once again relied on the support of nurses and formal carers of older adults to see for the first time the outcome of the STEP_UP game, an educational game that promises to teach how to minimize the damage and risks of a pandemic. In…Continue Reading In Portugal, nurses and carers saw for the first time the results of the STEP_UP game

New Vigilance and Control Strategy against COVID-19 for Spain. Seeking the “fluisation” and “endemisation” of the Virus.

[This document represents a summary of the current Spanish strategy for fighting against COVID-19 (as available at the end of April 2022) produced by the Spanish researchers of the Erasmus+ STEP_UP project]  At the end of March 2022, the Spanish government finally presented and activated the new national “Strategy of Vigilance and Control against COVID-19…Continue Reading New Vigilance and Control Strategy against COVID-19 for Spain. Seeking the “fluisation” and “endemisation” of the Virus.

STEP_UP project partners in Croatia

Representatives from the partners of Step-Up consortium attended the third transnational meeting of the project, which took place on 5 and 6 April in Zagreb, Croatia. This project, whose main result will be an educational game to raise awareness of how to deal with a pandemic, aims to develop adult education tools with particular emphasis…Continue Reading STEP_UP project partners in Croatia