The Befriending for Social and Digital Inclusion project aims to provide a fresh and innovative model of cross fertilization of digital and social skills for senior citizens, migrants, and young people.
The BESTIE project promotes cooperation within the community on an intergenerational basis, bringing together seniors, migrants, and young people with the help of adult educators, to overcome the digital and social exclusion of these groups, by allowing them to work together on bridging key skills.
Befriending as an Intergenerational Approach to Digital Skills Development which supports inclusion, diversity, and digital transformation by showing 30 best practices of how to implement a peer-to-peer digital skills learning approach that is intergenerational and intercultural, between seniors, migrants, and youth.
A unique and modern participatory method, using in person and online networking as a basis for building intergenerational clubs as inclusive learning environments for social and digital inclusion that fosters equity and equality.
The toolkit will provide practical guidance and tools for adult educators, to support digital transformation and to directly increase digital competencies of seniors and migrants, as well as give topics for mentorship to young people and migrants (in teacher roles).
An interactive exchange platform housing all project results for digital competencies knowledge and social skills development.