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In the 21st century, demographic shifts are making a significant impact on the structure of populations, bringing forth the phenomenon of an ageing population. Healthy Ageing for Impact in the 21st Century gives participants the building blocks to become future leaders in this critical area. This course will provide participants with the competencies needed to work on this agenda as part of the Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030), showcasing that societal change for Healthy Ageing can be achieved at scale in an impactful manner.
THIS COURSE IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE
Overview: This programme will equip participants with the skills and competencies needed to work in the area of ageing, enabling participants to become the change agents that are needed to generate and drive action for the Decade of Healthy Ageing. The programme is grounded in an innovative e-Didactic format based on online collaboration with a focus on teamwork, peer-to-peer feedback, mentorship and project-based collaboration.
Learning objectives: By the end of this course, participants should:
Didactic format: The programme will operate in a collaborative online environment where participants will work as part of a team and receive guidance from a dedicated tutor. In their learning journey, participants will be guided through an open, structured, and solution-design process that will require the completion of individual and team assignments. Solving assignments consecutively, participants will provide each other with constructive feedback and grow professionally as the programme progresses. Throughout the programme, participants will receive inspiration from a range of distinguished global experts, thought leaders and practitioners, who will share their knowledge and experience with the programme community.
Target audience: This programme is available free of charge, and its primary target audiences include government officials, ageing focal points at relevant ministries, UN staff in country offices, and those working in Civil Society Organizations in the field of ageing. Academics, social and health care workers, and those working in the private sector are also welcome to join the programme. Participants must have a minimum of working proficiency in English (speak-read-write), be able to commit an estimated 6 hours per week, and be open to working as part of a team.
Course start date and duration: The course runs for a total of 14 weeks, with an estimated commitment of up to 6 hours per week. If you are interested to register for future waves of the course, please click on 'enroll me for this course', making sure that you are using your professional email address when registering and that you complete all fields in your profile.
Certificates: A Record of Achievement will be provided to participants who score 70% and above on the course assessments. In addition, a Confirmation of Participation will be provided to participants who complete at least 80% of the course material.