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European Innovative Teaching Award
Projekt

Take the e-train

School/Coordinator: Escola Joan Sanpera i Torras

Take the e-train - Spain

Topic(s) addressed

  • Creativity, 
  • Collaboration
  • Ecological consciousness 
  • Social inclusion

Target groups

  • Students, families and teachers, 
  • Local associations and educational and local authorities

Methodologies

  • All the activities were embedded in the curriculum and mapped in the different subject areas (interdisciplinary work and the development of the key competencies). 
  • Cooperation between schools, within schools and with local associations was essential to develop the activities and extend the project to our communities. 
  • Students from all backgrounds worked together in collaborative groups. 
  • They took part in TwinSpace Challenges and in eTwinning video conferences.

Environments

  • A whole school approach was needed to develop the project. 
  • The learning spaces were designed in order to promote peer interaction, collaboration and creativity connecting students and teachers in a meaningful way. 
  • Cross-sectoral cooperation was established with the local train track association, train museums, local libraries, Krakow’s University of Science and Technology and the refugees’ association Open Cultural Centre.

Teachers

  • Teachers from different areas shared their knowledge in order to reach the objectives.
  • The train songs concert needed the collaboration of the music teachers and the e-train story had input from the language teachers. 
  • Teachers shared their skills and played a key role in developing collaborative learning. They exchanged their professional experience in peer learning developing new approaches and methodologies.

Impact

  • Pupils gained knowledge of the partner countries and other cultures. 
  • They improved language and problem-solving skills, and knowledge of science, maths and art.
  • Teachers learnt about other educational systems, became more competent with cooperative learning and incorporated good practices into their lessons.
  • Our institutions improved the climate in schools. 
  • Stronger relationships developed between students and teachers.
  • An increased number of families wanted to cooperate with all the schools.
  • Strong links were created and kept with all partner schools and the local associations.

Interessenter

Koordinatorer

Escola Joan Sanpera i Torras

Adresse
Spain

3rd Primary School of New Ionia

Adresse
Greece

Istituto Comprensivo Santa Margherita Ligure

Adresse
Italy

Jonavos Justino Vareikio progimnazija

Adresse
Lithuania

Szkola Podstawowa nr 86 im.

Adresse
Poland

Zakladna skola Jana Kollara

Adresse
Slovakia