Methodology

Methodology of Family Training MeTURA-Back to Roots for families with adult family members with intellectual disabilities (AFMID) is an innovative effective andragogical lifelong learning strategy for the implementation of the Family Education MeTURA-Back to the Roots, which enables the educator to offer and carry out experiential adult learning with an innovative combination of 3 learning environments: classroom-therapeutic family garden-therapeutic family kitchen. It allows flexibility in adapting to individual needs, conditions and potentials of targeted learning families and AFMID and the possibility of implementing lifelong learning as a guided education or self-education in the home environment.

Methodology can be found HERE

The methodology was developed based on the results of O1 – O5 studies and the expertise of all project partners. Each project partner has contributed to the methodology in the area they work on, therefore the methodology is a unique combination of theory, knowledge and good practice: 

  • IC Geoss: basic skills and knowledge that participants gain with gardening and cooking activities,
  • Danilo Dolci: motivational methods for integrating adult family members with intellectual disabilities (AFMID) and their families into into activities of lifelong learning (LL), competences  of mentors/educators to successfully integrate AFMID and families, 
  • Thrive: definition of therapeutic gardening, how to deliver therapeutic gardening (methods), acquired knowledge/skills of participants during the activity,
  • UOSIKAZU: definition of therapeutic cooking, how to deliver therapeutic cooking (methods), acquired knowledge/skills of participant during the activity,
  • Zveza Sozitje: summary of methodology in a way that is understandable to families and AFMID.
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