Children from all over Europe will join the eTwinning project called " I want peace" and will say this simple sentence in many different languages.

    We will share ideas to celebrate the International Day of Peace on 21st September and also the European Day of languages on 26th September.

    Languages, art, drama, music, geography, citizenship, values, social and critical thinking, creativity, team work, ... all key competences will get involved only inside these 3 magic words "I WANT PEACE".




    “ If we want to reach real peace in this world, we should start educating children” Mahatma Gandhi

    Still astonished by the terrorist attacks in Barcelona on 17th August, we would like to focus The European Day of languages 2018  and the International Day of Peace

    claiming to Europe and to the whole world that we want peace. Educators, are people working and looking for a better world who strongly believe that living in  peace is possible.

    This will be a short project which will involve a large number of countries, schools, teachers, students and families during the month of September when the international Day of peace is celebrated on 21st September and European Day of languages on 26th.



    1. To celebrate the European Day of languages 26th September claiming across Europe and the world that we want to live in peace

    2. To develop awareness of participants in human rights ,intercultural learning and dialogue.

    3. To spread the global concept of peace all around Europe, and the world and condemn the terrorist attacks towards the innocents.

    4. To motivate and support participants in their role as multipliers and leaders in peace building activities  

    5. To bring the values of human rights, peace and intercultural dialogue in the schools

    6. To develop their sense of initiative and creativity by designing murals and drawings about peace in different languages



    1. September from 1-11th: complete a Padlet with the following data: Flag of the participant country, name of the teacher, name of the language and “ I want peace” written in the country’s language.



    The first participants started to fill this Padlet: https://padlet.com/fvendrel/7ekn2nzn8txv


    1. From September 11th- 26th : record one of our kids saying: “ I want peace” in his/her language. Writing the language used and writing also the sentence “ I want peace” in that language. Recordings on a Padlet too. In this way, everybody will know how to pronounce and say " I want peace" in many different languages.


    Padlet: https://padlet.com/fvendrel/urdsq10n8jod


    1. 21st September: Integrate the main goal of the project “ I want peace” to the International Day of Peace on 20th September:  Songs, videoconferences, wordclouds, plant a tree in the school yard, hold messages on an olive tree  in the school, in the town, paint stones… All the activities will be shared among the schools via twinspace.



    1. 26th September: European Day of Languages Once all the participant schools will have the information of how to say “ I want peace” in many different languages, each school can record a video with pupils saying  that message in different languages and doing different actions ( creative ideas accepted! )



    1. Optional ideas : each school can create a big mural with the message “ I want peace” in all the languages, accompanied with drawings, photos etc… Depending on the material uploaded, we will create an emagazine with all the different creative activities done by each participant school.



    1. We can also invite our parents ( we meet them at the beginning of the school year  to say “ I want peace “ in their language. The same with all the teachers staff of the school.


    1. Any other ideas can be shared and upload on twinspace.


    1. We will share the project journal of twinspace to comment and inform about the procedure of the activities.

    2. The project will be open until the end of October.

    3. We will keep in touch and inform about the initiative to Jane Goodall’s Roos and Shoots  

    4. October ’17 . Evaluation of the project . Google docs survey