EUROPEAN PROGRAM: SOCRATES ACTION: COMENIUSCOMENIUS 2.1 Training of School Education Staff “HISTORICAL RECREATION AS A PEDAGOGICAL PROJECT: FROM TRAINING TO ACTION” 2nd meeting Bollullos Spain 21 - 27 April 2007
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION DIRECTORATE OF SECONDARYEDUCATION OF THE PREFECTURE OF HERAKLION and 5th GYMNASIO OF HERAKLION 25-04-2007 Sofia Mousterakipromoter of European projects in the prefecture of Heraklion Maria Kaloudioti head of the Art Lower Secondary School of Heraklion
DIRECTORATE OF SECONDARYEDUCATION OF THE PREFECTURE OF HERAKLION Supervision of 94 Schools 50 Lower secondary schools 35 Upper secondary schools 9 Vocational secondary schoolsand 2 Vocational school centers
DIRECTORATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION OF THE PREFECTURE OF HERAKLIONIn the Directorate there are also: Office of Environment Office of Health Education Office of Culture Office for Computer Education 2 Science Center Laboratories
DIRECTORATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION OF THE PREFECTURE OF HERAKLION THE HELLENIC EDUCATION SYSTEM IS A CENTRALISED ONE The Directorate is responsible for every official and educational subject in schools.
5th GYMNASIO OF HERAKLIONIt functions since1979 PUBLIC LOWER SECONDARY SCHOOL (12-15 YEARS OLD) GENERAL EDUCATION
5th GYMNASIO OF HERAKLION THIS SHCHOOLYEAR 478 pupils 54 teachers
5th GYMNASIO OF HERAKLIONThe school has a long experience on the implementation of several projects on: Environmental Education Health Education Equality of the sexes Culture e.t.c.
5th GYMNASIO OF HERAKLION INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES Partner in a COMENIUS 2.1 project with title “CONFRESH” Teaching Methods and Pedagogical Strategies for the Promotion to Schools of CONservation and Sustainable Development of FRESHwater Ecosystems in cooperation with Portugal, Poland, Cyprus and United Kindom. Carrying out of a COMENIUS 1.1 project in cooperation with schools from France and Italy. Participation to international sports games with award. Participation to the European Competiton of the new consumer, with award. Visits of students and teachers to the European Parliament. Visits of students to European countries. A group of teachers from several European countries, visited this school, in the frames of Sokrates program, action Arion (study visit), in order to attend the teaching procedure. “moving drawing exhibition” with 11 European countries
5th GYMNASIO OF HERAKLION TEACHER’S TRAINING CENTER In the frames of the project “Information Society” and other projects, the school was functioning as a Teacher Training Center with emphasis on Computer issues.
“HISTORICAL RECREATIONAS A PEDAGOGICAL PROJECT:FROM TRAINING TO ACTION”
CRETE :This small, …..this great World Extract from Odysseus Elytis’s poem «Axion Esti» Nobel Prize in Literature 1979
Minoan civilization The educational communities of theDirectorate of Secondary Education of thePrefecture of Heraklion, the 5th LowerSecondary School and the Art LowerSecondary School, have started a historicalretrospection for the Minoan civilizationthrough poetry, literature, dance and mainlyhistory itself which distinguishes this smallisland of the Mediterranean.
Minoan civilization In the following school year, we will begin working with the ‘birth of Europe’ who, according to the myth, appears in the arms of Taurus Zeus (god of Ancient Hellas ), and we shall present the earliest European civilization, the Minoan civilization.
THE SEDUCTION OF EUROPE BY ZEUSVASE-PAINTING 490 B.C.
Minoan civilization Reports will be made on the Snake Goddess, “La Parisienne” of Knossos, the Prince with the lilies, the “bull-leaping” , the libations, Daidalos and Ikaros, Theseus and Ariadne, the Labyrinth, e.t.c.
Minoan civilization Our students and the pedagogical team of the teachers after having studied the specific historical period, come into contact with the researchers- archaeologists, visited museums and archaeological sites, after having cooperated with local authorities will start the action.
Minoan civilization They will present the daily life of the Minoans and the life in the palace. They will play music and dance their dances. They will cook and eat their food. They will dye fabrics and sew clothing. They will exercise themselves. They will wear their hair just like the Minoans.
Minoan civilization They will shape objects out of clay, will try to hew rock e.t.c.
Minoan civilization The aim is for the students to be taught in a different way the social as well as the economic life, the architecture and the construction of this period, the customs, the clothing, the regime, the religion, the science e.t.c. of the Minoan Crete.