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Ledarskap, lärande och elevdemokrati.
Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Viksjöschool wants to provide education and bring knowledge not only according to the Swedish curriculum but also give the pupils a higher perspective of cultural, historical and religious traditions so that all knowledge is put in perspective for a higher understanding. In order for the pupils to contribute to democracy and human rights they need a deeper understanding and respect for the context we all live in. This foundation of is what Viskjöschool wants to aim for with this integration project.In order to achieve the objectives, Viksjöschool aim to constantly increase the level of skills for the teachers, provide them with many tools and ways of coming across to the pupils on every level, social, cultural and historical perspective. Education on a high level must reach all children in the school, even those with lack of knowledge in the Swedish language.The Viksjöschool intend to be part of the objectives for Europe 2020, the European free market for education, work opportunities and development. Even though Viksjö is remote in physical location, the children shall feel that they are close to Europe and the rest of the world that they will contribute to strengthen democracy and human rights.In order to implement these objectives the Viksjöschool has established a partnership with Saint Gabriel's College, London. The methodology is to job shadow to see new ways and get a deeper understanding for the ways Saint Gabriel's College work with leadership, didactic, democracy and ICT. Our aim is to expand our network with partner schools in Europe. The new skills the teachers have acquired will be brought back to Viksjö and in cooperated in the school, discussed, viewed in workshops and even enhanced so that the level of education will be at the best. The long term result will be a school well integrated in Europe, with balanced and multilevel skills for understanding views on cultural, social and historical aspects in all areas. Viksjöschool will teach the pupils to be world class citizens that are close to Europe and have fundamental understanding for the whole world in order to develop as individuals and contribute to society in which they operate.

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