Project dissemination on Icelandic TV

Link to a program on U3A and BALL broadcast on 22 of March on the Icelandic TV station Hringbraut.
Ingibjörg, Jón Björnsson and Hans Kr Guðmundsson were interviewed with pictures and scenes from activities of U3A Reykjavik, BALL meetings and other international issues.
All in Icelandic and regrettably no subtitles available.

First Editorial Meeting BALL Project in Lublin

First Editorial Meeting of the BALL Project

The first Editorial Meeting of the BALL “Be Active through Lifelong Learning” project took place on 5-6 April in Lublin. The BALL teams from UPUA, U3A Reykjavik, Evris and U3ALublin met to work on the final guidelines  concerning preparation to retirement.

After 2 days of intense and fruitful work the partners from Spain, Poland and Iceland managed to prepare the first draft of the publication, which is going to present a wide spectrum of recommendations, guidelines and materials helpful in organizing support for people aged 50+,  to ensure them further self-development, active presence in the labour market and effective preparation to retirement.

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Presenting BALL results in Alicante

Awareness campaign to present BALL results in Alicante

Yesterday, Concepción Bru Ronda, Director of the Permanent University of the University of Alicante, developed a new session of the awareness campaign with members of the institution that belong to different groups:  teaching staff, administration staff, trade unions representatives and experts in order to present the BALL project results and to receive the input and suggestions from participants with the aim to implement and transfer to society the research results. The awareness campaign is part of the Ball Project Action Plan.

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Mid term meeting alicante

Last 20th November 2015 the conference of mid-term dissemination of the results and progress of the BALL project took place in Alicante. The Director of the Permanent University and Coordinator of the BALL Project, Concha Bru, presented the project to the attendees, as well as the materials implemented during the research process carried out throughout the first year.