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Workshop in Germany to develop and test the workshop methodology

ISIS Institut für Soziale Infrastruktur

BIG-Workshop in Germany
Participants of the BIG -Workshop in Germany 27.05.2022

The German project partner ISIS Institut für Soziale Infrastruktur held a workshop in Frankfurt am Main on 27 May 2022 to test the training methods developed in the BIG project, including the online educational game. The participants were representatives of the working group Mobility and Safety of the Hanau Seniors’ Council, students and other interested adults.

The workshop included a shared playing experience of selected scenes of the online game. The topics were the creation of inclusive environments for people with mobility impairments and dealing and for those living with dementia. The participants were able to learn a lot about everyday barriers and challenges of people with special needs as well as about possible measures and actions to create smart, healthy and age-friendly environments.

The workshop offered a fruitful and intergenerational exchange of experiences and ideas. Valuable feedback was given on content and technical aspects of the BIG game regarding the tested scenes. The participants also reported that they were able to gain a lot of knowledge and inspiration to be applied in their professional and personal lives. They also gave constructive feedback on the implementation of the workshop that will support the development of the methodology.