E-SHAHRAZAD: OUR NEW EU funded project promotes inter-generational learning through digital storytelling

E-SHAHRAZAD is an Erasmus plus Strategic partnership project in the field of Adult Education, that aims to bridge the gap between the young generation and the adult generation using stories. CONTEXT Active Aging İndex of the EU Commision, the proportion of population “aged 65 +” in the partner countries is like this: the ratio is % 8.8 in Turkey, %39

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#Whatsupwitheveryone has won the best social media & content at the design week awards

What's Up With Everyone

We’re very pleased to say that our research project What’s Up With Everyone has won Best Social Media & Content at the Design Week Awards! Congratulations to the WUWE team and all the young people who have been involved in the various phases of this exciting co-creative process! This 30-month research project explores how animated storytelling might increase mental health literacy in

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Cacao: A colombian treasure

cacao production in Colombia

Antonia Liguori and Alma Solarte-Tobon, from the Storytelling Academy, have worked alongside the GROW Colombia team to produce this video that highlights the importance of cacao production for the prosperity of mega-diverse countries like Colombia. The video profiles the origins of cacao (the plant from which chocolate is made) in the Amazon rainforest. There are many varieties growing in the

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SOLIS and CERTIFY: 2 Online Digital storytelling training workshops for international trainees

In January and March 2021, the Storytelling Academy at Loughborough University hosted two online digital storytelling workshops as part of the two EU funded projects SOLIS and CERTIFY. During both training workshops, Dr Antonia Liguori, Senior Lecturer in Applied Storytelling at Loughborough University, guided the international participants through the 5-step digital storytelling process. As part of SOLIS, 14 school teachers

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