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 - ITALY - School Year 2015 / 2016
Teachers: Accetturi Vincenzina, Isabella Iosa, Sini Maria Grazia, Trevisan Alessandra, Sangiorgi Marinella
pupils: 97 pupils divided into 4 forms - 2^D 2^E 2^G 2^H
The pupils give information about themselves, including some pictures, and sharing it on the website. Some presentations in pdf have a link to a video the students have shot for their European partners. The pupils of the other countries can read and watch these presentations.
Alice Eleonora Bea Gem Ele Leon & Leo GI RI GA SA SO JE AN MOU CHIA ALE BEA VALE
GI SA MI AL NIC Chi Ila Eli Gia Cata Pat Gia GM Mat Giu Mat Sim Van Jul Mar Ali Sil Val Marty Ale Reb Elv Giu Ele
2H Eli Rob ..... Sara Sarah Rosy Yle Sara Chia Karo Dil Manal Gin Eli GP Rob Ale Giorgia
All pupils send postcards to all partner schools with pictures of their national region, including messages and greetings in their own language.
Giulia's report Martina's
Students experience a number of creative activities in mixed international groups. They also work on their methodologies concerning video editing, entrepreneurship, media communication so as to expand their transversal skills. The workshops 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 background.
The participants of every country bring some national specialities which are prepared and 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.
The pupils take pictures of fun school activities to promote school life, and poste them on the website, in a separate folder, together with a few sentences which describe what they enjoy about school.
Leo+Alex Giulia 2G Pro School Life 2G Fun at school 2G Bukavo project 2G Nice at school 2H In Bolzano 2H
National reports on different topics are posted on the website. The topics include School life, Family life, Traditions, Social habits and customs, Food, Famous people and My area, introducing their own country to their international peers. We have found the website of our region (EMILIA ROMAGNA) very interesting therefore we suggest to check is English version at http://www.emiliaromagnaturismo.com/en?set_language=en from which we have downloaded the following text .
Social habits Italian cuisine School Life IT Average Family Social Habit 1 Italian Food Art Science My area
FOOD IMOLA Famous Italian people Italian culture Social Habits Famous Italian People
The pupils will read the reports of their international partners on the website and process them creatively. The outcomes will be published on the website again for everyone to admire, as international interpretations.
Sth about Norway
Italy vs Ireland 2G
Finally, the pupils have worked on basic sentences in various languages. They have been introduced to common sentences in each others language, and have made a list of the 20 most used phrases.
Closing conference: 11th - 17th April 2016 at IMOLA - ITALY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k3j2yX1pdCQ This is the link to a video prepared by Leonardo with the help of Elisa
Our video about the conference
Students have experienced a number of creative activities in mixed international groups. They have worked on methodologies concerning video editing, entrepreneurship, media communication so as to expand their transversal skills. The workshops concerned Art, Music, Dance, Creative writing but also focused on editing the video and preparing the audio book of the two stories, and the paper version of the outcome of the "creative writing" workshop.
Aside from creative activities and practising their English proficiency, the pupils could enjoy some multilingual activities as well, in which they learn some basics of each other's languages and have found out 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.
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 have discussed, evaluated and adjusted the project for the last year.
Reception at townhall / Local media
Pupils and teachers have been given the opportunity to meet the officials people of the hosting town. The national TV RAI 3 (the regional News) came to film the students at work on 14th and the information about the conference was broadcasted on the NEWS for two days.
Some associated partners are primary schools. Three classes of the partner school in Imola (Innocenzo da Imola" (a middle school with pupils of 11 - 13 years old) have received our students who presented the "E4U" project and gave lessons in Eglish on some European Countries represented in the project (Norway, Turkey, The Netherlands and Germany). These lessons were held in April and May. We show the final products, explain the goals and the methodology of the project.
Thanks to our partners for their participation in the conference in April at IMOLA. It was great to work with you all.......
The final outcome of the second year after the conference in Imola is:
1. The booklet of the project with DVD
2. The magazine of the Conference
3. The booklet with the two short stories with DVD.
Last editor: Marinella Sangiorgi