The Odyssey revisited: Teaching European values in a divided continent

This project aims to develop transversal and intercultural competencies against the backdrop of a real life scenario in a webcomic entitled Ody.It will follow the journey of an imaginary Syrian refugee called Ody who has to travel across five countries, Cyprus, Turkey, Greece, Italy and Spain before he is reunited with his family who has found shel...

TEACHERS' EVALUATION OF THE EXCHANGE IN GREECE

”The Odyssey revisited: Teaching European values in a divided continent”

 

     Rosina Artuso-Saklanti, Gymnasium Skövde Västerhöjd

Name of the School                                                Country               

Teacher’s name                                                       Date     8-5-2018

Satisfaction survey

We would like to ask you to be so kind and answer the following questions concerning the first short- term exchange of students– in Stefanovikeio/Volos, Greece April 2018

Part 1:                   Accommodation and food

Evaluate the following aspects of accommodation and food

Number one means excellent, number 5 means poor. Mark the selected field with an X sign.

 

excellent

1

satisfactory

2

average

3

disappointing

4

poor

5

First hotel in Volos - location

 

 

 

 

 

comfort

 

 

 

 

 

breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

reception and service

 

 

 

 

 

Second hotel in Volos- location

 

 

 

 

 

comfort

 

 

 

 

 

breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

reception and service

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel in Athens- location

 

 

 

 

 

comfort

 

 

 

 

 

breakfast

 

 

 

 

 

Reception and service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Part 2:                                School activities

Evaluate the following aspects of the school activities

Number one means excellent, number 5 means not good. Mark the selected field with an X sign.

 

very interesting

1

quite interesting

2

 so-so

      3

quite boring

4

Very boring

       5

School welcome and logo exhibition in the main hall

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation of educational systems/partner’s schools

 

 

 

 

 

Interactive quiz “Are you a true European?”

 

 

 

 

 

Music events/dances

 

 

 

 

 

Lecture about the Ecodevelopment Area Karla

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz based on the Odyssey

 

 

 

 

 

Geography videoquiz

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Geography and Citizenship game

 

 

 

 

 

Videoquiz “Understanding the refugee crisis”

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation of the first chapter of the comic (Cyprus)

 

 

 

 

 

Farewell party

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Part 3:                   Programme/trips/other activities

Evaluate the following items of the mobility programme (tours, museums, etc)

Number 1 means very interesting, number 5 means very boring. Mark the selected field with an X sign.

 

very interesting

1

quite interesting

2

                    so-so                 

     3

quite boring

4

very boring

5

Tour to Portaria (panoramic view of Volos) and to Makrinitsa village (the balcony of Mt. Pelion)

 

 

 

 

 

Athanasakio Archaelogical Museum of Volos

 

 

 

 

 

Museum of Volos City

 

 

 

 

 

Visit to the University of Thessaly (Lecture in Transcultural Education)

 

 

 

 

 

Trip to Milies in the Little Train of Pelion

 

 

 

 

 

Visit to the village square/Church of Taxiarches

 

 

 

 

 

Visit to Meteora with guided tour of a monastery and stop in Kalambaka at the foot of the Meteora rocks

 

 

 

 

 

Day cruise to Skiathos

 

 

 

 

 

Guided tour of the Acropolis Museum

 

 

 

 

 

Guided tour of the Acropolis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comments: Amazing hospitality and the program was very well organized.

 

Part 4:                                Overall opinion

Read the following statements and say whether/ how much they are true for you.

Mark the selected field with an X sign.

Statement

True

I am not sure.

False/Untrue

  1. My students and I acquired new knowledge during the mobility.

 

 

 

  1. I feel my students are more confident in using English after this experience

 

 

 

  1. My students and I are able to describe 3 places in Greece that would be interesting as tourist attraction.

 

 

 

  1. I found the mobility programme exhausting.

 

 

 

  1. I did not have enough free time.

 

 

 

  1. I felt as a valuable member of my team.

 

 

 

  1. I look forward to meeting the team again

 

 

 

  1. I feel enriched by my attendance at the mobility.

 

 

 

 

 

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Thank you for co-operation.

The information will be used to improve the mobilities in the future.

 

 

 

 

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