January 1, 2018
By the end of 2017 ‘The Idea’ took form. Connecting generations for better learning and living, that’s what we are going to do. And we know how!
February 1, 2018
In the first quarter of 2018 ‘Parlangi’ was born. It’s a new word in which you might recognize ‘language’. That’s because we see language and social contact as a facilitator for better learning and living. By communicating with each other you become smarter and healthier.
March 1, 2018
Since March 2018 we are working passionately to make magic happen.
September 15, 2018
Supported by Seas2Grow we will test our platform by connecting English and French seniors to Flemish juniors in March and May 2019.
November 1, 2018
The Parlangi cooperative venture is under construction, with the help of CERA. Sustainable and Lovable.
The test (part 2)
January 1, 2019
In 2019 VDAB and Parlangi will join forces to connect jobseekers to experienced seniors.
January 14, 2019
The cooperative community with social goal is born. Let’s start building and growing our intergenerational, international and intercultural community.
Succesful tests with students from ‘LAB gedreven onderwijs’
July 1, 2019
We finalized our first international test. Flemish students used Parlangi to learn English and French by video chatting with seniors abroad. 92% of the junior participants would like to use Parlangi again. All of the participating English seniors were very pleased by the experience. Final results of the report will follow soon.
OKAN (OnthaalKlas voor Anderstalige Nieuwkomers)
August 16, 2019
Together with Hivset Turnhout, Parlangi will connect foreign language speaking newcomers with Flemish seniors to learn Dutch.