Geron-Infusion Active Ageing Education (GIE-IAAE)
Project Duration: Sept 2018 to Apr 2021
This project aimed to equip university students with ageing-related competence, to promote their interest in the silver hair market, and to strengthen institutional capacity in response to ongoing sociodemographic changes.
- To identify and cultivate a community of ‘champion’ PolyU faculty members who integrate ageing-related content into the courses they teach
- To equip students with gerontological knowledge and the skills to adopt an age-inclusive perspective in their respective disciplines
- To promote the integration of gerontological concepts and skills into the formal curricula of seven disciplines in PolyU
- To enhance the institutional capacity to innovatively support the development of social and academic leaders in preparation for an increased ageing population
Funded by ZeShan Foundation