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European Innovative Teaching Award
Projekt

Digital Update on the Arts and Creativity in Education” (The ARTICS)

School/Coordinator: Jāņa Eglīša Preiļu Valsts ģimnāzija 

Topic(s) addressed

  • Social inclusion and equal opportunities. 

  • Creativity and culture 

  • New technologies, tools and apps 

  • Active citizenship

  • Gender equality

  • Green living

  • Sustainability

Target groups

  • Students, staff and parents

  • Experts, local businesses and communities,

  • Mayors, school boards and media 

Methodologies

  • Pioneering the implementation of advanced use of IT in teaching arts, crafts and languages.

  • The freedom of expression in a collaborative environment, interacting and learning from each other. 

  • The methodology included collaborative teamwork, creative writing, storytelling, drama techniques, crafts, dance, music and rhythm. 

  • Equal participation of all partners, tolerance and respect for differences, related either to culture or disadvantaged background. 

  • Adapting teaching techniques to students’ level of knowledge, skills and abilities

Environments

The diversity of input from partner schools:

  • Greece– Creative Classroom for students with dyslexia and Asperger’s syndrome 

  • Spain - teaching foreign languages in large groups and to students with special needs 

  • Italy – language and cultural inclusion of immigrants, workshops on the use of eTwinning for Erasmus+ projects 

  • Latvia - robotics, programming, technical design, CNC, 3D printing 

  • Finland – the new CBE approach, individual support to all students

  • Portugal -  staff management, results, gender issues, equality  

Teachers

  • Responsibility to help students acquire basic literacy, digital and transversal skills, develop their potential and self-confidence

  • Teaching them to be responsible and active citizens

  • The project encouraged creative collaboration between teachers of different subjects and provided a deeper insight into European education systems

  • Teachers led masterclasses, often assisted by their students.

Impact

  • The development of students' basic and digital and transversal skills

  • Opportunity for new experiences and networking

  • Teachers shared good practices, 

  • Cooperation, advanced foreign language and IT skills and new solutions introduced in schools. 

  • Active cooperation with parents, experts, local communities, municipalities, schools, organizations, businesses and media

Digital Update on the Arts and Creativity in Education” (The ARTICS) - Latvia

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Koordinátoři

Jāņa Eglīša Preiļu Valsts ģimnāzija

Adresa
Latvia

12 Gymnasium of Peristeri

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Greece

Agrupamento de escolas Carolina Michaëlis

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Portugal

IES ISIDRO DE ARCENEGUI Y CARMONA

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Spain

Utajärven lukio

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Finland

Istituto Statale d’Istruzione Superiore “Bonaldo Stringher”

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Italy