E4U (Europe For You)

E4U (Europe For You) is a European School-partnership formed by eight secondary schools from Belgium, The Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway and Turkey. The partnership comprises about 20 teachers and between 150 and 200 students (each year) and is based on a long-term cooperation. The partnership focuses on entreprene...

E4U Belgium 2016 2017

 teachers: Nele Boonen, Eva Dhaenens, Wendy Dillen, Tom Mertens, Jürgen Wendelen

pupils: Helene, Inka, Kristina, Laura, Nalani, Noa, Sarah and pupils from 5gwwa, 5gwwb, 5stwa, 5stwb, 5ha, 5sec, 5bi,...

 

                                                 

 

Personal presentations: September 2016

The pupils gave information about themselves, included some pictures, and shared it on the website. The pupils of the other countries read these presentations.

               

Helene                      Inka                          Kristina                      Laura                      

           

Nalani                       Noa                         Sarah                          Soukaina            Kelly                         Chiro

 

 

Sending Postcards: October 2016

All pupils sent postcards to all partner schools with pictures of their national region, including messages and greetings in their own language.

 

     

 

 

 

 

Opening conference 2016: 6-13 November: Norway

                    

 

 

Workshops  

Students experienced a number of creative activities in mixed international groups. They passed on their methodologies concerning video editing, entrepreneurship, media communication so as to expand their transversal skills. The workshops also focused on editing the video, which will be one of the final outcomes.

Aside from creative activities and practising their English proficiency, the pupils got to enjoy some multilingual activities as well, in which they learned some basics of each other's languages and were shown that the languages of Europe have much in common.

                                        

Cultural exploration of the country

Both teachers and pupils were introduced to the interesting landmarks of the hosting country, to enrich their cultural baggage.

                   

International Dinner   

The participants of every country brought their national specialities which were served during the international dinner which is also open to other stakeholders like parents, locals and authorities.

    

Discussion of the project     

During the conference, in special meetings, the teachers discussed, evaluated and adjusted the project.

Promoting school life: November 2016

The pupils took pictures of fun school activities to promote school life, and posted them on the website, in a separate folder, together with a few sentences which describe what they enjoy about school.

                            

IMANE                        NISRINE                    HAJAR                       NATHALIE                  SARAH                     MIRA

JULIE

Matching program: results: single match and 3 match results

     

3 matches                   single match

National Reports: December 20th 2016

National reports on different topics were posted on the website. The topics include School life, Family life, Traditions, Social habits and customs, Food, Famous people and My area.

                           

DENNIS                     GIGI                          INDRA                         LEILA                         LENNY                      RUBEN

           

STIJN                          SUMAIRA                   YASMINA

 

International Interpretations: February 2017

The pupils read the reports of their international partners on the website and processed them creatively.

 

 

 

 

Basic language learning: March 2017


Closing conference 2017: Belgium: 20-26 March 2017

 Workshops  

Students will experience a number of creative activities in mixed international groups. They are going to pass on their methodologies concerning video editing, entrepreneurship, media communication so as to expand their transversal skills. The workshops will also focus on editing the video, which will be one of the final outcomes.

Aside from creative activities and practising their English proficiency, the pupils get to enjoy some multilingual activities as well, in which they learn some basics of each other's languages and are shown that the languages of Europe have much in common.

Cultural exploration of the country

Both teachers and pupils are introduced to the interesting landmarks of the hosting country, to enrich their cultural baggage

International Dinner   

The participants of every country bring their national specialities which are served during the international dinner which is also open to other stakeholders like parents, locals and authorities.

 

Discussion of the project     

During the conference, in special meetings, the teachers discuss, evaluate and adjust the project.

Reception at townhall / Local media 

Pupils and teachers are given the opportunity to meet the officials and important people of the hosting city / town. Usually, the local media is present to report on the event.

                                                                         

E4Youth Day: May 2017

Some associated partners are primary schools. In May 2015 E4U participants from Belgium went round their school to inform pupils about the current project. During the school's open day, E4U information was available to visitors. We showed the final products, explained the goals and the methodology of the project.

Author: Wendy Dillen
Last editor: eva dhaenens