FYR Macedonia High school Jane Sandanski - Strumica
Marija VelkovaHristijan MućevProf. Katerina Taseva• High School ‘’Jane Sandanski’’Strumica
Exploring and promoting thetentative lists of World Heritageof UNESCOSOU “Jane Sandanski”Strumica
The purposeCooperation with other schools in theregion - UNESCO ASP schools of SEEExploring the sites on the tentative listsof World Heritage of UNESCOPromoting them on the internet andamong the students in the partnerschools
Republic of MacedoniaHas one site on the permanent list ofWorld Heritage of UNESCO – the OhridLake and the towns on its coast – Ohridand StrugaThree sites on the tentative lists: thearchaeo-astronomical site – Kokino, thecave Slatinski izvor and Markovi Kuli.
ExampleThe students have heard about Kokino,but don’t know the real value of itKokino is one of the oldest "megalithicobservatories" in the world, along withStonehenge and Abu SimbelStudents should know that its our biggestcultural heritage
The projectWe propose cooperation with other schools inthe region - UNESCO ASP schools of SEEEvery school should make a research abouttheir sites that are on the tentative listsPut the information, pictures, films on a jointwebsite along with the partner school from theother countryPromote the website in the school and on thesocial networks
Objectivesto increase the basic and extended knowledgeof the students about the sites in their countriesthat are on the tentative lists of World Heritageof UNESCOto increase the cooperation with students fromother countries - UNESCO ASP schools ofSEEto raise the interest of the students for othersites located in the region
Activities informing the students about the Convention of UNESCO and therole of the young people in the preservation and protection of thesites in their countries making a research for the WH sites from the tentative lists, theirhistory, their purpose and use through the time, characteristics,conditions nowadays. Visiting the places, taking pictures, making short films, markings,interviewing the local people and experts about certaincharacteristics or religious activities of customs, Creating a joint website Uploading the information and the pictures and short films on thewebsite and promoting it on the social networks, Presenting the information, pictures and short films to the otherstudents in the school.
Expected resultsstudents will enrich their knowledge about thenatural and cultural heritage sites that are on thetentative lists of UNESCOstudents will establish a close cooperation withstudents from the other countries in the regionwith an active role in this project students will tryharder to keep the authenticity and the beauty ofthe sites and will work more on promotion оfthese sites.