First transnational meeting

M1: FIRST TRANSNATIONAL MEETING,

GORLICE, POLAND

19TH-21ST OCTOBER 2015

GENERAL OBJECTIVES

  • Establish direct contacts coordinators and school teachers involved in the project, consult the school principal coordinating the project, and representatives of the authority conducting (District of Gorlitz);
  • A detailed analysis of the work schedule in the first year of the project – the confirmation of the allocation of tasks, rules of communication, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Joint clarification of measures to achieve those objectives, discuss results and products in the first year of operation and ways for their dissemination;
  • Discussion of the agenda of a meeting learning / teaching in Slovenia and the principles of joint funding project activities;
  • Workshops for teachers – to discuss ways of working with young people, a detailed selection of exercises to perform at partner schools in preparation for the meeting in Slovenia;
  • Exchange of experience in the field of cooperation of schools with parents.

PROGRAMME OF THE MEETING

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MONDAY 19TH OCTOBER

1.Meeting with the school headmaster and the teachers of I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Marcina Kromera: facts about the Polish education system, visiting classrooms, taking part in lessons.

2.”Tour” of the town, a visit to the town museum.

3.Erasmus Team meeting:

  • detailed calendar of activities in the first year of the project,
  • assignment of tasks and establishing ways of communication
  • discussing details of the project meeting in Slovenia.

TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER

1. Visit to Starostwo Powiatowe in Gorlice: meeting with the local authorities.

2. Erasmus Team meeting:

  • discussing tasks carried out in partner schools so far;
  • discussing project monitoring and evaluation;
  • school observations of the sky.

3. Workshops in Radocyna:

  • observations of the sky in the countryside;
  • getting to know the natural environment and culture of the Gorlice area.

WEDNESDAY 21ST OCTOBER

1.Erasmus Team meeting:

  • website and Facebook profile of the project
  • computer programs in our project.

2.Visit to Niepołomice Observatory: workshops.

3.Visit to Krakow:

  • stroll around the city centre
  • summary of the meeting

HOW IT WAS?

On Monday, 19th October 2015, the partners met at Polish School or the first time and took a tour of classrooms to learn how the Polish education system works and how the lessons are carried out.

Then a short tour of the town followed.

In  the afternoon, all guest were welcomed by the Polish school headmaster, mr. Jan Drozdz and the deputy head of the local authorities, Jerzy Nalepka. The guests partners presented their towns/cities.

Later, Erasmus Team meeting followed, during which the partners discussed:

  • detailed calendar of activities in the first year of the project
  • assignment of task and ways of communication
  • the project meeting in Slovenia and in Turkey

On Tuesday, 20th October 2015, the partners met at school to discuss:

  • website and Facebook profile of the project
  • project monitoring and evaluation

Later, they took part in workshops (run by polish teachers Robert Gora and Slawomir Deda) to learn how to carry out simple observations of the ski with their students. It was also presented the Stellarium software, which could be used during our astronomy lessons.

Mr. Jure Radisek from Slovenia presented NASA – ISS Sally Ride EarthKAM program, which will be used both teachers and students as part of our project.

The afternoon observations of the sky planned in Radocyna were cancelled due to bad weather conditions. Instead, the partners took a short trip to the countryside to get to know the natural environment and the culture of the Gorlice area.

On Wednesday, 21st October 2015, at a meeting at school, the teachers learnt the details of the project meeting in Slovenia.Then the partners were presented with their Certificated of Attendance and the Polish school headmaster said goodbye to the team.

After that, the guest teachers went to Niepolomice to visit MOA –  an Astronomical Youth Observatory – where workshops took place.

In the end, the team went to Krakow and make preparation for their departures.

 

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