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Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

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Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

What have you been up to since we last saw you? • Project planning • Capturing ideas and experiences • Interviews with representatives of key stakeholder groups in our project: • 2 older people • A younger person • A teacher


Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

Jim Woodman Artist, involved in the intergenerational mural project at our Bradbury Active Age Centre • What do you think older people can offer younger people? • What do you think younger people can offer older people? • What things do you think older and younger people have in common?


Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

John McCullagh Sixth form mentor • Why did you become a mentor? • What qualities do you think are needed to be a mentor? • Can you give an example of a situation with your mentee that you found particularly rewarding


Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

Sam Speirs Just finished GCSEs and about to go to sixth form college • What attitudes do younger people have towards older people? • What attitudes do you think older people have towards younger people? • What do you think older people can offer younger people?


Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

Steve Mellon Secondary school history teacher and form tutor • What attitudes do you think younger people generally have towards older people? • What, if any, contact do younger people have with older people in the school setting? • What do you think about the school environment as a setting for intergenerational relationships?


Insights from interviews | IntergenerationAll workshop #2

What we have learnt • Not to make assumptions or generalisations • The benefits of getting different perspectives • Some of the challenges we might face and how we might deal with them • Confidence that our project is needed and will be a success if we take these things into account


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