The first step of the project was toestablish the project team: Introducing the project and the partners Knowing each other Presenting the project’s objectives and the activity plan Establishing the project team: the role and responsabilities of each member, establish deadlines Technical discussions on each step of the project
English course – 5 months, 100hoursObjective: Acquire Beginner level in English languageResults - participants learned : To communicate in a conversation, to ask questions and to answer questions Grammatical knowledge- Present Simple, Present Continuous, Future, Past Tense To express the clock, to read short textes, to compose short phrases
First mobility in TurkeyObjectives: Knowing each other Presenting the objectives and activities if the project Discussions about the responsibilities of each partnerActivities: Visits at: Primary School “Tevfik Sırrı Gür İlköğretim Okulu”, Local Inspectorate for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Mus Provincial Directorate, Tema Foundation- the role of these institutions in the project Cultural visits in MusResults: Knowing the transnational partners Acquire new knowledge about educational system in Turkey, the environment problems in Mus, the activities that the partners from Turkey carry out in the field of education and protecting the environment
First mobility in RomaniaObjectives Knowing partners form the consortium and the context of Region1 Exchange of best practices in the field of education and protection of the environment Planning the campaign “ The earth live and breath “; tools for a bigger impactActivities: Visits at the 3 partner institutions: how local administration is organized in Catunele, the role of Local Council in protecting the environment and in the field of education, the learning system in Romania, ecological problems of the community in Catunele The Scouts presented their activities and various situations through which they implement outdoor education methods ( camp, sport, orientation exercises ) Visiting the Lupoaia Mine and Lupoaia Quarry: the natural resources, the machines used for the extraction of coal, discussions upon air pollution Cultural visits: historical monument of Cula Glogovei, C. Brancusi’s masterpieces Workshop “Preparing the campaign” : discussions on the message (local problems), media tools of make it public
Course “ Outdoor education ”Objectives: Results: Identify methods of alternative The participants acquired abilities education and developing these that can be used in their work: methods so that it can be used in with children, youth, families, etc by teachers/youth workers in The theoretical principles on their work with children and which the outdoor education is based on can be easier integrate young people in the work of the teachers/youthActivities: workers Giving information about: The course gave the participants outdoor education, methods and a new perspective of the tools to use this education type in education the educational act The participants considered the Practical examples of outdoor knowledge acquired applicable for their work with families and education children
Seminar “Guidance on outdoor learning – effective practices”Objective: Results To consolidate the level of The participants achieved new understanding of the concept of knowledge about outdoor outdoor education of the participants education To cultivate awareness of the The participants acquired possibility of combining formal practical competences for education with outdoor developing educational project education having the main theme: outdoor educationActivities: The participants presented their own project for a better understanding of the outdoor education Practical ideas and perspectives on outdoor education
Objectives: Offer examples of outdoor education in primary school Analyze the methods of outdoor education for youthActivities: Realize projects with the theme: Forest School and Eco-SchoolResults: Consolidation of the knowledge about outdoor education
Activities:Objectives: Program “ Skills for work” – Outdoor education activities planting tree, flowers, green the Give information to pupils school yard through outdoor education Research on natural resources from Catunele region – we Develop the respect for nature, organized a trip to observe creativity and discovering the Results personal abilities of pupils Pupils understood the role they Develop various learning have in protecting the methods for pupils environment Exchange of own experience in Pupils gained abilities, they’ve the field of protecting the learned how to plant, how to take environment care of nature. The teachers used what they learned in the outdoor education course and seminars
Objectives: Results Discussions about the The team member had the activities, evaluate the possibility of auto-evaluation, communication, efficacy, the to express their profile of a team member ( opinion/concerning toward responsibilities ) the project Discussions of the future We identify solution for the activities: establishing the problems we had during the team who will work on the implementation of the project manual
Communication between people involved in the project is poor: not resort to direct communication, on the other side, the communication is difficult because few people have internet or ICT skills; The difficulty to answer at deadlines: some team members does not respond to their responsibilities or respond very hard at the requests ; The lack of experience in European projects and also the lack of experience of involving in commune projects;!!! We did manage to handle all the problems and at the end we aretrying step by step to make thinks work properly.
Objectives: Results Descovering the nature by Participants had acquired new spending 6 days in a camp knowledge about protecting Debate on the environment the environment through issues from Catunele and from outdoor learning MusActivitati: Participants established friendship and co-operation Hiking in nature relations with members of the Green activities Consortium Sport-educative activities focus on protecting the environment Cultural visit of Mus
Second mobility in Romania-Catunele» Objectives:- Intermediate evaluation of the project- Dissemination of project’s activities undertaken by each partner country- Working on the manual- Conference – methods to stimulate children’s creativityActivities:- A retrospective upon the project: interactive discussions that followed to understand the project’s implementation process in each country ( obstacle, problems, results and so on )- Completion of evaluation questionnaires by each person participating at the mobility- Visiting Secondary School No.2 Motru- Working on the manual : establishing the content, the design, no. of pages- Cultural visit of Baia de Fier ( visiting Women’s Cave )
- Conference methods to stimulate children’s creativity – were presented the following papers:» "Creativity - the scout view" - a representative of the National Organization of Romanian Scouts - talked about novel methods and techniques used by scouts to stimulate creativity» "Outdoor education as a method to stimulate creativity" - an expert pedagogue approached the topic of outdoor education as a mean of stimulating students creativity - school camps, trips, fields, etc.» "Examples of good practice" - an expert school counselor talked about examples of good practice for fostering creativity through dance, festivals, contests, cards, carnival» "Active learning" - a representative partner of Turkey spoke about a method used in schools from Turkey, the method that each school must use it for learning. Directly by this presentation, the teachers have taught the concept of "active learning“ ( using different methods and techniques that stimulate creativity and can be used constantly in the class).The main results of the conference were:» School should stimulate expression of the creative potential of each childs initiatives to encourage ingenuity and curiosity;» any teacher should pay attention to various methods to stimulate students creativity and must be itself a creative attitude in learning;» conference participants have learned new things that can help them in both professional and personal activities;» was exchanged experiences and information between different educational actors at the transnational level, it was found that there are similar methods for stimulating creativity and also different methods that can be easily integrated in the learning process;» the participants improved their communication in English, they asked questions, they acquired skills in public speaking, and expressed their own opinions and views.
Working on the manual» Establishing the team members that worked on the manual: their tasks» Establishing the content of the manual» Gathering the learning materials used in the trainings on outdoor education» Selecting the best photos to be inserted in the manual» Elaboration of the manual’s content, improve the content when needed and establish the final form to be presented to our partners
Third mobility in Romania» Objectives:- Discussions on the manual “Experiential learning tool” - the content of the manual, exchange of learning materials, manual’s design- Establish the final common form of the manual» Activities- 3 working sessions on the manual: both partners presented their materials and tried to combined it to get the final form- Demonstrative lesson of outdoor education- Artistic program-Romanian traditional music and dances- Cultural visit of Tismana: visiting the area and Tismana Monastery