ECIL Intergenerational Learning Course

The ECIL (European Certificate of Intergenerational Learning) course introduces learners to the concepts of intergenerational practice and learning; discussing both the benefits and challenges associated with these concepts. Barriers to intergenerational practice and learning are presented along with a variety of tools and techniques to address these challenges. The course also explains the relevance of intergenerational practice and learning to a number of key policy areas, explain how they can applied in a variety of social issues and contexts and explore why these concepts are relevant in today’s society. ... Read more

#MakeTheLink EU Day of Solidarity 2016

Linking Generations Northern Ireland’s (LGNI) vision is that Northern Ireland will be ‘age-friendly’ and generations will work together to build communities for all ages. They believe that bringing generations together is a catalyst for positive social change. Their experience has taught them that intergenerational practice promotes better understanding and respect between young and old, creates opportunities to share skills, is inspirational and addresses shared problems. It is also great fun!  ... Read more

Older Employees in the workplace

NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – has updated its workplace guidance to include recommendations that will improve the health and wellbeing of older employees (people aged over 50). ... Read more

Competition!

COMPETITION! Are you a budding photographer or do you just enjoy capturing life on film? What does ‘older age’ look like to you, could you replicate that image? Whether it be emotive or bright and inspirational we would like to see your pic and encourage anyone to send in their entries asap to take part in our competition. We have a prize for the winning entry of a free factory tour/refreshments and 15% off in the gift shop at the Emma Bridgewater Factory in Stoke-on-Trent. The photos would be used on our website, social media and literature so we ask you to complete the permissions form below. Please send your photo by email to angela.tunnicliffe@bjf.org.uk and the closing date is Wednesday 20th April 2016. Get clicking! ... Read more

Intergenerational Fairness Forum news

The next meeting ;of the Intergenerational Fairness Forum will take place from 3.30-4.45pm on Wednesday 18 May in Committee Room 3a, when we will be discussing whether the introduction of mandatory voting in the UK would result in greater intergenerational fairness in public policy. ... Read more

Intergenerational Learning

Our Intergenerational Learning Programme is an accredited Open College Network course that teaches you everything you need to know about intergenerational practice and learning. Ideal for a multi-generational workforce or community group ... Read more

Intergenerational Fairness Forum meetings in Parliament 2016

Forum to discuss House of Commons Select Committee inquiry into intergenerational fairness Baroness (Sally) Greengross is chairing a Forum meeting on Wednesday 9 March 2016, from 3.30-5pm in Committee Room 3 of the House of Lords to discuss the issues raised by the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry  into intergenerational fairness.  ... Read more

Age Friendly Cities News

Delighted to have visited Steelite International today to present their certificate for being an age friendly business. The Beth Johnson Foundation is working with Stoke on Trent City Council for it to achieve its status as an ‘Age Friendly City.We want Stoke on Trent to be a great place to grow older and to involve all its citizens, businesses and organisations in achieving this ambition. Steelite International is an award winning company that is committed to manufacturing in Stoke on Trent creating more jobs and continuing to invest in the regeneration of the city. We are delighted that they have agreed to support the Age Friendly movement and have shown that they are committed to being an age friendly business and employer by, for example, encouraging an age diverse workforce and providing pre-retirement planning. ... Read more

Active Ageing presents Active in Age

The Active Ageing project is pleased to offer the opportunity to attend the Beth Johnson Foundation’s Active in Age training. Active in Age is a fully accredited training course, which allows you to gain a Level 3 qualification and safely deliver physical Activity to older adults. The training will take place on Thursday 09.30am- 3.30pm ... Read more

Beth Johnson Foundation Blog

  • Support the Future

    Recently, BJF hosted 1st and 2nd year medical students from Keele University. They worked with us for a few months in most strands ...Read more

  • New Project for BJF

    A huge THANK YOU! We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded funding for the Healthy Generations Project. Thank you to a ...Read more

  • BJF Newsletter sign-up!

    You can now subscribe to receive the latest newsletter from us and hear about our work, sector news, important dates and much more ...Read more

  • Doing It Well-Guidance for tho ...

    Seven Steps to dignity and compassion in caring for older people: Guidance for those who care  The Beth Johnson Foundation (B ...Read more



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