Mobility in Slovenia
Partner school members of the Erasmus+ project had the second meeting in the town of Dornberk, Slovenia, between the 28th January and 3rd February 2019.
The second meeting of the partner schools was hosted by Osnovna Sola Dornberk in Slovenia. This was also the first mobility, in which students from partner schools took part for the first time. The aim of the meeting was to work on “Alternatives” Magazine No. 1, coordinate achievements of the campaign “Consume Social Media in reasonable quantities!” and collect materials from all partners for the project portfolio. During the stay in Slovenia, the participant had the opportunity to visit the host school along with its agencies, observe the everyday work of its teachers and work on the tasks divided among the partners. All activities were carried out according to the plan.
The meeting was attended by:
- From Romania: the head coordinator of the Erasmus+ project and the headmistress of the school Scoala Gimnaziala Dan Berindei Rosiorii de Vede Elena Daniela Costică, Geography teacher Ramona Lincă and students Renata Nicoleta Dobre, Antonio Chera, Emanuel Samuel Sârbu, Iulian David Vasile
- From the Republic of Macedonia: the Erasmus+ project leader at the school OOU Dimkata Angelov – Gaberot S. Vatasha – Kavadarci – Gjurgjica Kosovska, class teacher Aneta Karadakova and students Todor Penjushkov, Filip Karadakov, Hristina Taneva, Teona Jordanovska
- From Poland: the Erasmus+ project leader at the school Zespol Szkol Nr. 8 in Wloclawek Marcel Chrapkowski, P.E. teacher Jacek Baczkowski and students Joanna Nowak, Weronika Ocibska, Natalia Rosłonowska and Zofia Tymburska,
- From Turkey: the Erasmus+ project leader at the school Fatih Sultan Mehmet Secondary School Okan Doğdu, school headmaster Hüseyin Yildiz, P.E. teacher Çaĝatay Mağaraci and students Büşra Ağaya, Fatma Aleyna Kamaç, Melike Doğan, Muhammet Baba
- From Slovenia: the Erasmus+ project leader at the school Osnovna šola Dornberk Petra Gabriel, Ana Canzutti, Irena Čebron, Tatjana Pahor, Beti Bučinel, Irena Humar Kobal, Simon Gerbec, Marina Pintar, Hana Zega, Dragica Vidmar and the students Filip Furlan, Hana Harej, Sofija Makorič, Eva Rojc, Gai Vodopivec, Kristina Zorn, Sara Berce, Sarah Merkelj, Ema Cotič, Tinkara Kovačič, Sofija Lisjak, Ema Maroševič, Brina Pavlica Zorn, Nika Rojc, Lana Kristina Skomina, Pia Tominec, Hana Vodopivec, Ema Šinigoj
Day 1 (arrival):
On the first day which was the day of arrival we were transported directly to school where our students were we were greeted and our students were collected by hosting families and took to their homes for the night.
Day 2 (the first day of the mobility):
On the first day we were greeted at school Osnovna Sola Dornberk at 9:00 am where we stayed up to about 12:30, by lunchtime. After that we went to school library, where students had their presentations. The children prepared the short description of their school, the history and geography of their country and the presentation about the importance of learning foreign languages. After that meeting, all the students taking part in the project took part in “ice-breaking” classes and the teachers gathered at a separate workshops. There the teachers were presented with the Slovene system of education and were taken around the school were we could witness some of the classes.
After the lunch the whole group of teachers and students went to the nearby village of Tabor where a guide, a parent of one of the schoolgirls, told the history of the region. Then we went to a kindergarten and primary school in Prvačina, which are also agents of Osnovna Sola Dornberk. There we had a meeting with some of the teachers and took part in geography lesson.
After visiting the school, we went to the Museum of Alexandrian Women, where we were presented with the history of Slovene woman, who used to work in Egypt in the XIX and XX century. After the trips, the students were collected by the families and there were coordinators’ meeting, during which the plans for the current and following motilities were made. After the meeting there was dinner.
The classes started at 8:20 with presentations on the influence of social media and new technologies on human organism. The presentation were prepared by students from Dornberk school. After the meeting, all the students taking part in the project had an opportunity to take part in music, sport, art and Slovene language classes. After them, they were divided into groups and were given a task to write some articles for “Alternatives” magazine.
At the same time, the teachers had workshops connected with editing webpages and using Mobility Tools to manage the project.
After lunch, the students went home, and the teachers had a chance to go around Nova Gorica and Gorizia, to see the Solkan Bridge and Kostanjevica monastery.
On this day the whole group had organized trip around Slovenia. First we went to the capital city Ljubljana, where we saw the had a stroll around the city centre, visited the Town Hall and ethnographic museum. After that we drove to Predjama, where we had a guided tour around the castle, after which we went to Postojna caves where we spent around an hour and half. After the sightseeing, the whole group had dinner and everyone was driven home and to the hotel.
It was another busy day. We started it with presentation of the questionnaire analyses made by each country. The overall summary is that all the students in every counter are active users of social media and online games, but at the same time they are very aware of the threats and negatives connected with new technologies. After the presentations the students took part in the workshops on social media and debate on their influence on teenagers, their social life and behaviour. At the same time, the teachers visited the kindergarten that is also part of Osnovna Sola Dornberk.
After the lunch the whole group of students and teachers went for a trip to the seaside to visit fields of salt in Sečovlje, Piran and Koper. After coming back to the hotel the coordinators had a quick meeting on currents events and issues, as well as plans for further mobilities.
It was the last day of the mobility on which, the summary of the whole week was carried out. The activities were held at school. They included workshops for students in technology, cooking, sport, languages, dances and music. The students also presented their song on social media and took part in international traditional sports competition. The was also a play held by the Slovenian team and meeting with all the parents from the school. The last of the mobility was also attended by Romanian Ambassador Anton Niculescu.
After the school activities all the students and teachers went home, to prepare and come back for the final farewell meeting held at school in the afternoon. There everyone had a chance to take part in joint dances, to sing songs and enjoy each other’s company. All the teams were given certificates and exchanged contacts to each other.
Day 7 (journey home):
On the last day all the teams set off to their homelands.