Transnational project meeting from 11 to 14 May 2022 in Espoo, Finland
The third transnational project meeting was held at Aarnivalkea School, Espoo in Finland. During this event there was an update on administrative and financial issues concerning especially the final report which will be completed in September 2022.
The partners discussed and exchanged ideas concerning the board game, the e-learning platform and the final multiplier event. Bluebook presented the technical framework of the game and AIFED explained the principles of the e-learning platform and the website. The partners will provide contents for both of them.
To promote intercultural dialogue the participants visited Helsinki, the capital of Helsinki where they admired especially The Senate Square with The Lutheran Church, The Orthodox church, and the Market square. The visit at the Fortress of Suomenlinna https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/583/ gave a small glimpse of the history of Finland.
We have celebrated our short-term exchange in Sutesti, Romania from 02/05/2022-06/05/2022.
PROGRAMME IN ROMANIA
- arrival in Bucharest. Transport by bus to Dragașani.
09:30-10:00 Students present their school and town in English.
10:15-11:50 Students test the 2e version of the e-learning platform
12:00-12:50 Students present their evaluation of the e-learning platform (content, design, user approach...) based on an evaluation grid proposed by AIFED (Spain).Exchange and discussion to finalise the e-learning platform
12:50 Departure from the school to Dragasani by school bus.
14:45-16:30 Walk through Dragasani. Dinner at the hotel or in town.
09:00-10:00 In groups, the children make proposals for the packaging of the communication kit which will include the storybook, the equality board game, the Hyppocrene video (recorded on CD ROM) and the communication guide. Research on the internet to see concrete examples. Presentation of the various models chosen. Exchange and discussion in large group. Final selection of the chosen packaging model.
10:15-11:50 Drawing workshop. The children make proposals for drawings to be included in the communication guide, the CD ROM cover of the Hyppocrene video and in the packaging of the communication kit.
11:50-12:50 Students present their evaluation of the equality game (content, design, user approach...) based on an evaluation grid proposed by Bluebook (Italy). Exchange and discussion to finalise the game.
14.30 Visit at Museum of Vine and Wine in Drăgăşani
Dinner at the hotel or in town
09:00-09:30 Final selection of drawings made the day before, on Wednesday 4 May.
10:00 The pottery workshop in Horezu
13.30 Lunch at the hotel
Departure from Dragasani to Bucharest Henri Coanda airport.
We have celebrated our short-term exchange with students in Vayres, France from 04/04/2022-08/04/2022.
PROGRAM IN ROMANIA
- Arrival of the students.
- Test of the game with all pupils + evaluation of the test
- Cooking workshop at Vayres school + orienteering race in the town of Vayres with a local association
- Test of the e-learning platform + evaluation of the test
- Departure of the students
Second European seminar from 28 march to 1st april 2022 in Pessac
Transnational project meeting from 8 to 10 November 2021 in Alexandroupolis
The second transnational project meeting was held at the 9th Primary School of Alexandroupolis, Greece. During this event the partners had the opportunity to take part in discussions and exchange ideas concerning the board game, the e-learning platform, the following mobilities with students and the multiplier event. After the validation of the game Bluebook presented the pedagogical and technical framework of it and a work plan was finalized. AIFED lead the discussion about the e-learning platform and it was decided to use Edmodo. The partners will provide content for adults as well as children and the platform will be tested in the following mobility in France. Furthermore, there was an update on administrative and financial issues. Finally, to promote intercultural dialogue the students of our school presented a special welcoming ceremony for our guests and we also had the chance to visit the Evros Delta where we admired rare species of birds. What’s more, the guests participated in activities at the Ethnological Museum of Thrace.
We have celebrated our first short-term exchange of groups of pupils in Finland from December 9 to 13, 2019
Hosted by Aarnivalkea School, the students have been able to meet and get to know each other by little games in English, to present their country then the tale they studied and to choose the tales which they wanted to continue working on.
In addition to that, during two afternoons we all had the chance to visit Finland’s capital Helsinki. Everyone enjoyed the guided tour at the Natural History museum of Finland as well as the ferry and the visit to the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress.
We also had time to celebrate Christmas at the annual Christmas Party of Aarnivalkea school. The first experience of the change was unforgettable and everyone is looking forward to the next meeting in Romania in March.
PROGRAMME IN FINLAND 9.-13.12.2019
- the trip and arrival at the Helsinki-Vantaa airport.
9h45-10h15 a break
10:15-11:40 students play games in English and present their country and the tale they studied
11:40 lunch at the school canteen
12:00-12:30 a break
12:30-14:00 students present the tale they studied and they also present the beginning of the story they created
14:00-14:15 a break
14:15-15:00 the work on the story continues (illustrations)
18:30-19:30 School Christmas Party in the neighbouring school (Tapiola Middle School)
9:45 departure from school to Tapiola subway station, to the Natural History Museum in Helsinki
10:30-11:30 guided tour in English for half the group, the other half works on the stories (illustrations) + picnic lunch
11:30-12:30 guided tour in English for half the group, the other half works on the stories (illustrations)
13:00 departure from the subway station Kamppi to Tapiola
13:30-15:00 back at school the work on the stories (illustrations) continues
9:45-10:15 a break
10:15-11:00 discussion on the results of the survey
11:00 departure from school to the Tapiola subway station --> by subway to the Helsinki University station, free tickets offered by the school
12:00 by ferry from the Market Place https://www.myhelsinki.fi/en/see-and-do/sights/market-square to Suomenlinna, picnic lunch on the ferry
12:30 visit to the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, a video presentation on the history of the fortress and of Finland https://www.myhelsinki.fi/en/see-and-do/sights/suomenlinna-sea-fortress, 1st group
13:00 the same as above, 2nd group
14:00 ferry back to the Market Place --> by subway from the station University of Helsinki to Tapiola
15:00 return to Tapiola
Departure from Espoo to the airport of Helsinki-Vantaa according to the schedules of the guests.