REGARDING OUR TEACHERS……we have a total of 59 teachers. That is: 1st didactic degree teachers - 262nd didactic degree teachers - 6definitive degree teachers – 21 beginners – 5without specialized studies - 1 SPEAKING ABOUT OUR STUDENTS……we have a total of: DAY COURSES:902 STUDENTS (472 girls, 430 boys) ADULT COURSES: 389 STUDENTS(200 girls, 189 boys) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
AS TO THE SCHOOL’S MATERIAL RESOURCES … …we invite you to visit: 17 classrooms 6 labs Informatics (3) …we belong to the theoretical branch of the Romanian educational system, offering the following profiles and fields: REGULAR COURSES Humanistic: Philology Mathematics and Sciences: Mathematics-Informatics Natural Sciences Vocational: Sports
CABINETS Romanian British English Spanish American English French
Religion History Geography European Integration
REGARDING THE EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES… Interactive strategies for teaching, learning and assessing The educational reform initiated by the Education, Research and Youth Ministry Partenrship with the local community, through the Parents’ Committee and the Students’ Council, both actively involved in the extra-curricular activities.
“THE BEST OF US” CONTEST – awards students with the best results in promoting our school’s image. The contest began in 2000, when 84 de students were nominated and awarded. In 2001 their number grew to 196 and in 2002 to 306. 2003 brought us 350 prizes and in 2004 there were 120 prizes out of 350 nominations. DAYS OF “BENJAMIN FRANKLIN” HIGH SCHOOL held each spring, host activities organised by teachers and students for promoting the new interactive methods of teaching-learning-assessing.
THE FRANCOPHONES’ CLUB INFORMATICS CLASSES : in the summer of 2004, our students were offered the opportunity to attend Informatics classes taught by Korean volunteers, therefore having also the chance to go through an extraordinary intercultural experience. THE CLEAN ROMANIA PROGRAMME, run with the help of the Bucharest 3rd District City Hall and aiming to raise interest in the environment.
THE 2000+ EDUCATION PROGRAMME, run with the support of The Fundation for an Open Society, which also provided our school with material supply and training for the teachers. INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS, with the aim of promoting intercultural collaboration, tolerance and interest in study. SPRING VIBRATION - ECOLOGICAL EDUCATION PROJECT KADO – whose aim is to study Korean language and taekwondo PUBLISHING MAGAZINES that have been awarded: EPSILON (the Mathematics magazine), EVRIKA (the Physics magazine) and JOC SECUND (the Literature magazine).
OUR MOTTO AND TARGETS… As a newly integrated democracy in European Union, Romania young generation is willing to raise the cultural and social standards. Therefore … Our motto is: “TO INNOVATE LEARNING, LEARN TO INNOVATE”
Our targets are: Quality assurance - improving teaching and learning process. To prepare our school as well as the management team for the descentralization system implementation. To motivate teachers to explore the most recent ideas in methodology and specific scientific theory. To modernize the technical and material resources. To bring our school close to European standards. To promote our school image. To develop partnerships with the local community.
So, we’ll always state thatGREAT TEACHERS: INSPIRE MOTIVATE CHANGE THE WORLD!