Break the Chain
Break the Chain Providing ways to fight fake news and disinformation online
December 2021 – March 2024

Break the chain aims to help adults identify the impact that fake news and disinformation have on their behaviour and find ways to alternate the situation. The project will provide a holistic approach, focusing on introducing all the relevant information about fake news and disinformation, their
March 2022 – February 2024

As people get older, the risk of digital exclusion and divide increases, especially in rural areas. Digital divide prevents seniors from accessing important societal information and community services related to science and technology that can offer benefits for autonomy, well-being, and social participation. Therefore, fake news spreads freely and quickly, which poses a threat to the public. The FakeNews&Elders project promotes the social inclusion of elders as people with fewer opportunities, often digitally and educationally excluded. The project activities are addressed to local educational and learning environments – educators, libraries, trainers, consultants or NGOs. By equipping participants with scientific and critical thinking skills, the course topics will improve their ability to cope with ever present misinformation and miscommunication in the media.

December 2020 – November 2022
The DiSC project aims to support and upskill senior citizens to increase their digital skills
and knowledge to be able to proactively identify and protect against cybersecurity threats
and scams which take place through technology and devices.

December 2020 – November 2022
eProtect is an online and face-to-face training course enabling senior citizens
to better understand consumer rights and the protection of personal data on the Internet.