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European Innovative Teaching Award
Project

“Europe full of innovation.Educational innovations at St. John de La Salle School in the context of the perspectives and challenges posed by the pedagogy of the XXI"

School: Szkoła Podstawowa im. Św. Jana de La Salle w Gdańsku

Europe full of innovation - Poland

Topic(s) addressed

  • The harmonious intellectual and emotional development
  • The enhancement of digital and linguistic competencies, 
  • Creativity and cooperation skills
  • Promoting mindfulness and outdoor activities

Target groups

  • 19 teachers representing a variety of areas and competencies

Methodologies

  • The aim of the project is to act outside the box in response to an ever-changing world. 
  • Elaborating methods addressing the needs of e-learning (ICT tools, applications and eTwinning platform, creativity, teamwork, flipped classroom, CLIL and outdoor) 
  • And psychological consequences related to social isolation (4K, emotional intelligence, mindfulness as prevention of anxiety, depression and stress reduction, relaxation training, outdoor). 
  • The multidisciplinary approach raised the level of cooperation and motivation increasing the involvement in both formal and non-formal education.

Environments

  • The project had a significant impact on the school environment involving many teachers and indirectly the whole school community. 
  • It introduced other models of teaching including methods outside the classroom, such as running dictations, multidisciplinary city games or escape rooms. 
  • A relaxation room has been built with hammocks and mats for mindfulness and learning activities, surrounded by plants, nature images and an atmosphere supporting effective learning. 

Teachers

The participants enriched their work with: 

  • Innovative ICT tools (Wordwall, MovieMaker, Trello, WordArt, Socrative, Genial.ly) 
  • New methods (gamification, storytelling, outdoor, running dictation, escape room, city game, Mind-mapping) 
  • Educational trends (critical thinking, neurodidactics, mindfulness). 
  • Workshops on coaching and mentoring, conflict management and mindfulness helped with relationship building and emotional support. 
  • Cooperation and subject-related projects, including eTwinning, have been a good opportunity for teachers to create interesting educational processes, learn from each other and share good practices.  

Impact

  • The project had a positive impact on the whole school and the local community. 
  • They established numerous international relationships, which gave rise to eTwinning projects and knowledge-sharing communities via webinars. 
  • Many teachers broke down linguistic and digital barriers, maintaining collaboration with foreign partners and joining new initiatives. 
  • The coordinators have conducted numerous outdoor and mindfulness workshops, including the ones at the FRSE national conference which has contributed the cooperation with the educational press.
Project category
Primary education
Project year
2022

Stakeholders

Coördinatoren

ATEMPO BETRIEBSGESELLSCHAFT MBH

Adres
Austria

OLOKLIROSI SINGLE MEMBER PRIVATE COMPANY

Adres
Greece

PMS ERASMUS PLUS

Adres
Spain

ENGLISH MATTERS S.L.

Adres
Spain

COLEGIO LA SALLE EN CORDOBA (HERMANOS DE LAS ESCUELAS CRISTIANAS, SECTOR ANDALUCIA)

Adres
Spain

QUARTER MEDIATION

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Netherlands

InterCultural Ísland

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Iceland

Executive Training Institute Ltd.

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Malta

Agrupamento de Escolas Emídio Navarro

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Portugal

Associação Educativa para o Desenvolvimento da Criatividade

Adres
Portugal

Outdoored, s.r.o

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Czechia

JUMP - Gioventù in riSalto

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Italy

EUROPASS SRL

Adres
Italy

International Study Programmes

Adres
United Kingdom

Language Link London ltd

Adres
United Kingdom