It’s Good To Be Me:In the project were schools involved from: Germany, Great Britain and Sweden, with the Germans coordinating. The project aimed to increase standards of literacy, modern foreign language and self esteem in children from socio-disadvantaged groups, of which there are a great deal throughout the partnership. The project will involve 800 pupils aged 4 – 12 and 90 teachers.Key activities were European Book Day, European Health Day, amking calendars and newsletters, Sports Festivals, adverts in Foreign Languages and healthy living and self esteem was promoted throughout the activites. The children's digital competency was also improved through use of the 'Itsgood2beme' blog. There were planning meetings that required mobility for planning, evaluating and disseminating results. In addition, there were 3 successful mobilities/camps. The overall aims of the camps was to promote healthy living and greater self esteem. The children also developed an appreciation of the wider world and what it is like to live in different European localities. Similarly, they developed their interpersonal skills, particulary in communicating with students in a different language or from a different locality. Several friendships have sutained following the camps digitally.Several end products were completed including displays in school; healthy living advertisements in foreign languages and fabulous, positive sports days.The project recieved several positive outcomes including greater standards in mother tongue and foreign language; greater levels of self esteem; and healthier attitudes in the socio-disadvantaged groups. The European Dimension and profile of Comenius was also be greatly raised in the local communities as a result of the project as result of local press releases and parental involvement through fund raising and supporting the visiting students from the other schools. The project in Germany recieved support from local businesses as well.
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