OUR SCHOOLS: EUROPEAN KNOWKEDGE CENTERS Fundació privada COR DE MARIA d’Olot
School DetailsFundació Privada Cor de Maria d’OlotEsglaiers, 1, 17800 Olot,Avda. Reis Catòlics, 19, 17800, OlotTel. (0034) 972 26 13 91 (0034) 972 26 08 31Fax: (0034) 972 27 29 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.cordemariaolot.cat
Situation Olot is in the province of Girona, a province of Catalonia, north- east of Spain.
S I T U A T I O NOur School is placed in the old centre of Olot (approx. 28.000inhabitants), in La Garrotxa, province of Girona.There is an exceptional landscape around the city; some of it belongs tothe Natural Park of the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa.
About our school Catholic independent school of Mary’s Heart order. It was the first one founded in 1848 by Joaquim Masmitjà i Puig, a priest who wanted to give education to poor women. The school receives financial subsidy from the Generalitat, the Government of Catalonia. “Fundació Privada Cor de Maria d’Olot” was created in 2002. It is a foundation made up by seven people (nuns and students’ parents) who take decisions.
Education levelsNURSERY SCHOOL3-5 years oldPRIMARY SCHOOL6-12 years oldSECONDARY SCHOOL12-16 years old
Our school education project encourages growth of students in all its dimensions. Therefore: a) Helping students develop their physical, intellectual and emotional skills. b) Educating their social dimension and promote their integration into the world in a responsible and constructive way. c) Promoting the ethical, moral and transcendent values and respect for all religions. d) Educating for freedom, justice, solidarity and peace because we are aware that the promotion of these values is particularly urgent in our society.
Aims• To develop a project that integrates coexistence, coeducation, moral and civic education, education for peace, health education, environmental education, intercultural education… as well as values such as justice, participation, cooperation, respect... Celebration of the School Day of Non-Violence and Peace
• To deal with diversity in the classroom to achieve basic skills, educational goals and contents, ensuring a good coordination and good pedagogical training of teachers. Intercultural activities
• To promote and strengthen innovation projects for the education of students and encourage the whole school community, especially ICT projects, European projects and foreign language projects. Video-conference with European students
Other Comenius Projects Discovering European Beauties by Bike and Keeping Fit 2003-2006 Sport is Life 2007-2009
Through the participation in a Comenius project:• We wish to help our students and teachers better understand the range of European cultures, languages and values, and encourage the adquisition of the basic life skills and competences necessary for personal development, future employment and active citizenship.