Are you looking for experiential learning opportunities for secondary school students? This page shares the information you need to help you get started.
Why place students in long-term care homes?
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.