Digitalized Financial Education for Seniors – Interactive Scenario Gaming Solutions for Increasing Online Financial Literacy of Seniors
The DEFINE project aims to help seniors (female and male above the age of 60 years) to increase the online financial literacy skills and competences on a horizontal level. This is connected with the main aim of the project which is to upgrade seniors’ skills in handling online financial management services. More specifically, it aims to:
- increase their active participation at financial markets again;
- decrease their costs of participation due to upgraded online IT skills;
- enhance their investment possibilities and understanding which leads to a minimization of disadvantages and fraud of this target group.
Objective of the project is to increase the skills on IT and technological developments in finances connected to money management, budgeting and investments. In order to achieve this goal learning scenario games in these areas are developed for all of the participating countries to give seniors to learn to navigate. In addition to these scenarios offline training materials, trainer guides and a handbook with additional material for offline trainings are developed.
VITECO provides technological consultation and it is responsible for the development of the learning scenario games.