Transnational project meetings
After the welcome and ice breaking meetings we could see the presentation of the best practices, we had to discuss the calendar and the products of the whole project as well as social problems or tensions in different countries. Our kind guess could visit lessons in our school, and took part in the Tolerance Day. Fortunately they had unofficial time to visit Budapest as well. As a collective social event we went together to ice skate and two times had lunch together. There was an excursion to the western part of Hungary. Teachers visited the Pan-European Picnic Memorial Park, very near to the Austro-Hungarian border and then went to Sopron.
Between 13 and 19 February 2017 German, Turkish, Polish, Spanish and Hungarian teachers met again. They worked together in Zielitz, but they could took an interesting visit in Magdeburg and Berlin as well. Magdeburg former Stasi prison and the Berlin Wall was a sad remembrance of the East-European history.
Between 3 and 9 April 2017 German, Polish, Spanish, Turkish and Hungarian teachers met again. They worked together in Cracow on their good practices, but they also visited the beautiful city of Cracow, met representatives of NGOs the Polish school is working with. The teachers could also visited lessons and took part in a “Tolerance game”.
German, Polish, Spanish, Turkish and Hungarian teachers had their fourth meeting in Seville from 16 to 22 October 2017. The teams introduced their good practices concerning students with learning difficulties, got acquainted with Service Learning and besides, they discovered Seville, travelled to Algeciras to meet the representatives of an NGO. They also had the chance to visit some lessons.
Exchange of Students
After the welcome meetings of the airport students went to their host families. As a welcome game there was a funny quiz about the five countries. They also made mutual presentation of their country and could visit Budapest. They visited lessons in the Közgadasági Politechnikum Secondary School and took part in a workshop with an NGO as well as a workshop about the socialism in Hungary – managed by Hungarian students plus get to know more about the history (late 20th century) of Germany, Poland, Spain and Turkey. Students could choose among programmes of ToleranceDay, and took part of the sport programmes in the school. There was an excursion to the western part of Hungary. Students visited the Pan-European Picnic Memorial Park, very near to the Austro-Hungarian border and then went to Sopron.
Student could participate various workshops, worked together in Zielitz as well as visited lessons in a nice German school. They stayed their host families, with whom they could go to see Magdeburg and made social programmes as well.
Students were working on national stereotypes, visited lessons in the Polish school and of course had time to get to know each other better and discover Cracow together.
Students presented their homework, that is news on racism and xenophobia, they edited their own magazine and took part in a workshop about establishing a country where life is good. society of course had time to get to know each other better, enjoyed a Flamenco dance performance and discovered Seville and Tarifa together.