Berenguer Dalmau en Europa
Start date: Jun 1, 2016,
End date: May 31, 2017
Our school is a secondary education and vocational training school. It is located in Catarroja (Valencia). The objectives of our project are the following ones: 1. To improve and widen our work as multilingual school.1. To improve our educational offer by using active methodologies and attract students who now choose private schools in our town. 3. To open new horizons to Europe creating partnerships with other European schools with the aim of developing projects together and exchanging teachers.4. To offer our teachers opportunities for personal, social and professional improvement.The activities that have been planned are the following: - Three study visits (job shadowing) to schools in France, United Kingdom and Italy.- One course about the Finnish educational system including visits to schools in Finland.The expected outcomes for our teachers are as follows:- Improvement of language skills (English or French) in their academic field. - Increasing knowledge about Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)- Improving of teaching skills. - Ability to adapt to a new culture, values and new ways of organization.- Skills to create a European network that in the short term allows our school to develop European educational projects.- Skills to encourage students to compare between our culture and other European countries' culture We expect the following impact:• Students can take advantage of cultural resources created during the study visits. These resources will increase students' motivation as they will be able to develop cultural projects based on research with a task-based approach. This fact will help students to develop their basic skills as European citizens. • Teachers could propose improvements in the methodology of our school. • We could be involved in future Erasmus+ projects.• Our multilingual approach will be improved and CLIL could be extended to more subjects and teachers.• The networks established can make our students contact with students from other countries, develop learning projects, visits or school associations through eTwinningThese are the expected benefits in the long term:• Our school can increase its reputation and attract more students.• We can be an attractive institution for teachers that cares about their training and professional development. • We can also be a reference school for European projects in our region.
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