Geitonas School“GREECE! THIS IS MY COUNTRY!”Miss Eleni Fytrou (IBDP1 student)Ms Erifylli Bagia (IBDP Teacher of Modern Greek Language& Literature)Geitonas School 2012-20132nd SEE World Heritage Youth Forum for peace andsustainable development
Geitonas SchoolThe programme is supported by:The Hellenic National Commission for UNESCOThe European Parliament Office in GreeceOnassis Cultural Centre
Geitonas School1st Phase of the Programme:“Greece through children’s eyes”
Geitonas SchoolThe Programme’s ObjectivesTo increase awareness of the value of bothcultural and natural heritage of Greece as far asgreek students of different ages are concerned.To help students from other countries becomeacquainted with the cultural as well as thenatural heritage of Greece through images andtexts.To facilitate communication between Greekstudents and students from other countries.
Geitonas SchoolParticipationAll students at Geitonas School from the2nd Grade of the Elementary Schoolthrough to the 2nd Grade of Lyceum aswell as the International BaccalaureateDP1 Class, participate in the programme.
Geitonas SchoolActivities involved in theprogrammeEach student will receive the special posters ofthe Programme.Within the designated frame, each studentneeds to attach a picture or a drawing depicting amonument or a landscape situated in Greece.The student will write a short text about thepictureThe students will then translate their texts into :English, French or German
Geitonas SchoolForwarding the posters to EuropeanschoolsThe teachers who are in charge of the programme will: categorise the posters send copies to the Hellenic National Commission forUNESCOThe HNC will : forward the posters to the schools of the UNESCOAssociated Schools Network in England, France andGermany.
Geitonas SchoolThe final recipients will be Europeanstudents of similar age who will:Express their feelings about→ the images→ the textAnd then→ Send their own text or photograph in relation toGreece to the following e-mail address:firstname.lastname@example.org.Both original works and responses coming from theother 3 countries will be uploaded to the webpage:greece.geitonas.edu.gr
Geitonas SchoolExchanging views via the internetFollowing the communication between theGeitonas School and the foreign schoolsparticipating in the programme, European schoolstudents will have the opportunity to exchangeviews on cultural and natural heritage and its valuewith the greek students via the internet.
Geitonas School2nd Phase of the Programme:“Children for children”
Geitonas SchoolTHE PROGRAMME SUPPORTS THE SOSCHILDREN’S VILLAGESThe SOS Childrens Villages an independent, non-governmental organisation they give shelter to children in need, respecting theirdifferent religions, cultures etc.The first SOS Childrens Village in the world wasconstructed at Imst, in Tyrol, Austria ,in 1949 by itsfounder Hermann Gmeiner.
Geitonas SchoolFUNDING THE SOS CHILDREN’SVILLAGES The Geitonas School will grant the students’ originalposters to the SOS Children’s Villages which are in Vari,Plagiari and Thrace. They will create, in turn, a project under the title “Childrenfor children” on the website www.groopio.com, the firstelectronic platform in Greece for creative projects(crowdfunding) The website visitors will be able to donate any amount ofmoney to this project. (there is detailed informationconcerning the terms and payment methods in thewebsite).
Geitonas SchoolTHANK YOUFOR YOUR ATTENTION !!!