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 Italy 2014 2015

Teachers: Isabella Iosa, Marinella Sangiorgi, Maria Grazia Sini, Genziana Speciale ed Alessandra Trevisan.

pupils: 96 pupils of grades 2D, 2E, 2G, 2H

Personal presentations: September 2014

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

         

       2 E                 2 D            Manu, GianLuca   Serena, Ilaria    Bea, Susy   Alessia, Jack    Mattia, Daniela

                                               Cecilia, Matilde   Erica, Elisa      Giorgia, Bea     Linda, Simo       Manuel, Amina

            

Marty, Talia      Marghe Alice                Mary Giny   Erica Giorgia                    Fatima Elena       Sara Marianna          Claudia and Greta

Marty, Nicole   Sara Chiara Marty        Camilla Marty  Chiara  Sofia                    Rabab  Ibty       Cecilia Sara 2 H

         

Ele, Carlotta, Elena  Cate, Sonia, Marty   Fra Giulia    Carlotta                       Alice, Giada                Andrea  Filippo   Francesca Giulia

Letizia, Chiara          Erica, Arianna       Alessia Angela                                   Martina  Marina          Leonardo             Giada   Giulia

Sending Postcards: October 2014

    

All pupils sent postcards to all partner schools with pictures of their national region, including messages and greetings in their own language. Some pupils prepared the e.cards that you can see here above.

 

Opening conference 2014: 5-9 November: Ireland, Ramsgrange

  

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 2014

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.

   

National Reports: December 20th 2014

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, introducing their own country to their international peers.

            

Social Habits 1   Famous people 1       Food 2 G       Italian Culture 2 E     Our area - Imola       Family life (draft)  

                   

Famous people SPORT    SINGERS       ACTORS             Traditions 1          our area - Emilia Romagna   School Life

                                

Italian fashion  Italian Culture E   Italian Culture       Recipe booklet

There is a video about Italian stereotypes prepared by the students. We have added something more about Italian traditions and culture. You can watch them in MATERIALS: Videos (National Reports:Italy). We hope you'll enjoy them!

International Interpretations: February 2015

The pupils have read the reports of their partners on the website and have processed them creatively. We are posting the outcomes for everyone to admire, as international interpretations. Some pupils prepared a creative work on a country, others prepared a piece of some sort of art/interpretation including all the eight countries represented in the project. Videos have been added on a Norwegian / a Dutch recipes, one on Belgian and Irish culture and one including different nationalities. At last there is the video of "A European Journey" including original music created purposely for this project by a student. Some of his classmates are the singers who are listed in the video.

                            

A European Journey    A CZ Recipe    Famous Belgians   The German School System  About Turkey  About Germany

    

Turkey Presentation   EDUCATION                                                                        

 

Basic language learning: March 2015

Finally, the pupils have worked on basic language learning. They have prepared some topic sentences/expressions  in Italian. They will be introduced to common sentences in each other language, and will learn a list of the 20 most used phrases.


Closing conference 2015: Turkye

 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 2015

The Italian students started their lessons with the younger pupils of Middle School "Innocenzo da Imola" last 28th February. They are presenting the E4U project and the Countries represented by the school partners. More photos are and will be posted in the Material "E4Youth Day".

     Giorgia and Angelica talking about Turkey

 Serena and Elisa presenting Ireland

 Bianca and Lucia giving information about the Netherlands to form 2D

 

Manuela, Matilde and Antonella working on Norway with form 2 D "Innocenzo da Imola"

 

Some content presented to the younger pupils

  


Booklet with examples of the project's best practice: May 2015Some associated partners are primary schools. The partner schools from Belgium  May/June ? 2015, Italy March/April 2015, Germany December 2014, Norway November 2015 and Ireland March 2015 are going to inform the pupils of the primary schools about the project. This will be done on open-class days throughout the year. We show the final products, explain the goals and the methodology of the project.

The final outcome will be a booklet with examples of the project's best practice.  This brochure will be used afterwards in other subjects. 

 

 

Author: eva dhaenens
Last editor: Marinella Sangiorgi