Are you looking for experiential learning opportunities for students? This page shares the information you need to help you get started.
Why LTC homes are great placements for students
Intergenerational programs and partnerships benefit students! Research has shown that intergenerational programs:
- Offer opportunities to improve skills such as communication, empathy, and compassion.
- Improve social responsibility and pro social behaviours in younger people who participate .
- Can help improve academic performance and self-regulation.
- Can lead to improvements in students’ self-esteem and self-identity, as well as satisfaction from helping others.
You can read more about benefits in this Intergenerational Partnerships background report.