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ZsoT

ZSO-T

Lubliniec - Poland

Zespół Szkół Ogólnokształcąco - Technicznych is a secondary school in Lubliniec in Poland. The school includes technical colleges, which teach students in following professions: computer scientist, hotelier, trader, house building specialist, landscape architect, logistician and car mechanic as well as comprehensive classes. A Technical school leaver can obtain a Technician Diploma as well as Europass in English, this can assist a person in the pursuit of employment abroad. Students are also prepared for studying at a Technical Universities and a School of Economics. The Comprehensive school offers a good preparation for University, particularly in the fields of Economics, Linguistics and Social studies. A good grounding in the basics mathematics can assist future success in Science particularly in a specialized University. Our school is well-equipped with modern information technology labs, computerized library and language lab. In addition every classroom is fully equipped with IT based teaching aid in an effort to assist the students and ensure classes challenge the abilities. It is also possible to use overhead projectors, DVDs and multimedia whiteboard. The whole school operates a free internet access policy for students and academic staff. Students as well as teachers contribute to exceptional atmosphere in our school.

Hans-Böckler-Schule

Hans-Böckler-Schule

Frankfurt - Germany

The Hans-Boeckler-School is a vocational school ( one part of the German dual education system) for legal secretaries, tax clerks, judicial clerks, clerks in public administration and real estate agents. Students who attend the vocational school have either a high school diploma or an A-level diploma. Vocational students make up the majority of the students. In addition, there are some high school classes (PuSch,BFS) at Hans-Boeckler-School. These students try to achieve the German high school diploma ("Mittlerer Abschluss"). Most of the students are immigrants or have an immigrant background, while some are refugees. There are special projects and activities, which also include social workers to meet the needs of this group of students. About 45 teachers teach around 1,200 students at the Hans-Boeckler-School. Students from the high school classes will participate in the project. The school is located in Frankfurt am Main, the fifth biggest city of Germany.

Manisa Anadolu Lisesi

Manisa Mesleki ve Teknik Anadolu Lisesi

Manisa - Turkey

Our school is in the centre of Manisa. It is one of the biggest and oldest schools in our city. Its history dates back 71 years. There are 180 teachers from different departments and 1960 students in our school. We have 68 classes, a library, 18 ICT labs and a conference hall for 160 people. There are 5 different buildings in our school area. Classes consist of nearly 30 students. Students have to attend nearly 10 hours of classes per day. As a vocational school, vocational lessons classes consist of 10 students. The teachers divide the classes into the groups. So they can attend and observe the classes easily. We have six vocational education departments in our school: -Department of Informational Computer Technology -Department of Metal Technology -Department of Machine Technology -Department of Electrical and Electronics Technology -Department of Air Conditioning Technology -Department of Furniture and Interior Design Technology The students at the 12th class have to attend the classes for 2 days in a week, the other 3 days they go to the factories and public instutions to observe and do the intership. Our school has an experience about international cooperations by the projects many times. We have had Leonardo da Vinci, Grundvig and Comenius projects so far for the last 10 years. By this projects; our educational staff had great chance to take take part in cooperation with the other countries from EU. Therefore our educational staff know the importance of improving teaching techniques and language skills. As a school, we have a big family with our students and school staff. Team spirit is important for us. The more we work together the more our school gains.

Tækniskólinn

Tækniskólinn

Reykjavik - Iceland

The Technical College Reykjavik is the largest vocational school in Iceland with approximately 2300 students and 250 employees. The College consists of 14 schools, each with its own principal and educational independence. These are the Schools of Building and Construction Trades, Continuing Education, Design and Handicraft, Electrical Technology, General Academic Studies, Hairdressing, Information Technology, Marine Engineering, Master Craftsmanship, Multimedia, Navigation, the Multicultural School, the Technical Academy and the Icelandic Flight Academy. All the schools of the Technical College have councils of specialists which are comprised of representatives of Icelandic businesses, employers and workers, as well as teachers with expertise in each trade. The school offers a total of around 50 study programs and 800 courses each semester. The Technical College Reykjavik is a privately owned non-profit institution, based on a service agreement with the Ministry of Education. The school was founded in 2008 with the merger of Iðnskólinn í Reykjavík and Fjöltækniskóli Íslands, combining four pillars of education in one institution, its’ history closely linked with the industrial history of Iceland. Iðnskólinn í Reykjavík was founded in 1904 and at the time of the merger Fjöltækniskóli Íslands consisted of the Navigational College founded in 1891, the Marine Engineering College founded in 1915 and the Icelandic Flight Academy, established in 1998.

VÕRUMAA KUTSEHARIDUSKESKUS

VÕRUMAA KUTSEHARIDUSKESKUS

Väimela - Estonia

Võru County Vocational Training Centre was established in 1999 when two vocational education institutions were joint – Võru Industrial Technical School and Väimela Agriculture Technical School. Vocational education has been offered in Väimela since 1920. On academic year 2020/21, the school has about 570 students and 80 employees. In addition to the main buildings the school has a campus, Tech House and the Centre of Competence for Wood Processing and Furniture Manufacturing We offer vocational education to students who just graduated 9th grade as well as those who finished high school. On some vocations, it is possible to study without having basic education and in sessional teaching as well as work-based teaching. The school actively organizes different complementary trainings to adult learners.

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OUR AIMS

Improve and increase the mobility of students and educational staff across the EU
Encourage better learning techniques
Enhance the quality of teacher training
Improve pedagogical approaches and school management
Increase the number of experienced students for having knowledge about the EU
Create a platform designed for students to feel free to express themselves without being judged and in doing so empowering them and increasing their self-confidence
Increase the participants' language skills
Provide students and the educational staff with a safe place to explore, discuss, challenge and form their own opinions and values not only based on their own experiences but also by learning from those who have a different cultural background.
Increase the number of students that have explored and experienced different cultures and gained some knowledge regarding the EU, the focal point being the character of fundamental rights of the European Union

FIVE PHASES OF PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

1) Gender equality
2) Equality in relation to the disabled and the elderly
3) Equality in relation to sexual identities and sexual orientation
4) Equality in relation to national, ethnic and religious minorities
5) Evaluation and final product of the project

WITH THE PROJECT WE WANT TO

Improve the participants' language skills
Increase a knowledge about the EU
Improve pedagogical approaches and school management
Improve and increase the mobility of students and staff
Encourage learning better teaching techniques

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