Our project which is
entitled to receive grants from the European Union Educational fund named "Every
Student Is Special", formed by partnership of 6 schools from 5 different
countries, based on Erasmus + KA219 Cooperation for innovation and the Exchange
of Good Practices Strategic Partnerships for Schools Only, started with the
opening meeting held in Petrosani, Romania .
Every partner school was represented by the contact person and an English
teacher at the meeting.The delegates were met at the Bucharest Airport and taken
to their hotel in Petrosani.The meeting lasted for three days as planned in the
On the first day ( 18th December 2017 ) of the meeting the participant
teachers of each partner school were greeted with bread and salt according to
the Romanian tradition at Colegiul National de Informatica Carmen Sylva.
Pupils in national and traditional costumes met the teachers from Italy, Latvia,
Poland and Turkey by saying welcoming words in each countries national
The headmaster of Colegiul National de Informatica Carmen Sylva Gabriela also
greeted the participants of the project in Romanian Language.She shared
creative, innovative projects that have been implicated in the school for
several years.After visiting and seeing the parts of the school , the project
corner and presentation of souvaniers and local desserts, the official studies
of the project started in the Headmaster Room which was perfectly designed for
the needs of the participants.
As it was stated in the schedule of the meeting programme the contract of
partnership signed and necessary explanations were done by the coordinator
country Turkey’s contact person Gülay ERGİN.Then the national and religious
festivals and term holidays of all partner schools were taken under account in
order to make necessary changes of the dates of some activities and exchanging
After a short coffee and tea break the details of first year’s local project
activities were explained by Gülay ERGİN and discussed among partners.Having
agreed on the application of the first year’s plan participants exchanged ideas
and information about school subjects and educational systems in each school.The
participants were made relaxed with a musical performance of Romanian students
in traditional clothes after finishing the required tasks of the first day.
On the second and third days ( 19 -20 December 2017 ) the participants continued
on working the details of the rest of the local project activities. And the
following topics were taken into cosideration in detail and carefully:
* The dates of Short Term staff Training Learning/Teaching and Training
Activities’ mobility and working days were planned according to the schedule of
host country’s contact person’s demands and for the use of project’s success.
* The task distribution among partner school was made according to the capacity
and willingness of the participants.
* In order to provide and guarantee the success of the project usage of common
criterias for defining the target disadvantageous students and testing materials
were stated and clarified by Gülay ERGİN.
*The dissemination plan and activities of the project
*Talking and exchanging ideas on social media and dissemination channels of the
At the end of the third day the meeting was ended with the delivery of
Participating Certificate and good wishes for the further studies and activities
of the project.
On the social and cultural aspects of the project the host county’s contact
person Mariana Rodica POPESCU and the English Teacher Llli GHIBAN and the all
teachers of Colegiul National de Informatica Carmen Sylva showed great
hospitality and effort to host and please the participants of the projects.They
showed great respect and importance to religious
two Turkish partners eating habits.At the primary school department visit the
participants welcomed in the classes of different grades and the students gave
them their handmade Christmas gifts and the performance of the students were
watched with great joy and at the beginning of the performance the National
Anthems of each partner country was performed.After the little srudents’
performance a short informal meeting was held in the teacher’s room to exchange
experiences and ideas among teachers. At the social dinner on the second day’s
night they performed their national dances all the partners danced and shared
wonderful cultural pleasure time all together.