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LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME COMENIUS School Partnership European education with Information and Communication Technologies PROGRAM CELOŽIVOTNÍHO UČENÍ COMENIUS Partnerství škol Evropská výuka pomocí informačních a komunikačních technologií
JAN AMOS COMENIUS THE TEACHER OF NATIONS
CZECH REPUBLIC HEART OF EUROPE
BASIC INFORMATION The Czech Republic is situated in the middle of Europe. It borders on Slovakia, Austria, Poland and Germany. The borders are lined by the mountains. The Giant mountains are the highest mountains. (The highest mountain is Sněžka m). The lowlands line along the rivers. The most watery river is the Elbe, the longest one is the Vltava. An alleviative oceanic type of climate with western circulation appears mostly. The population of the Czech Republic is 10,3 mil., with national minorities of Slovaks, Poles and Germans. While 46 million people travel abroad, 101 million tourists visit the Czech Republic every year. (1994). CZECH REPUBLIC
HISTORY First settlement: B.C. First proved inhabitants: Celts First state formation: The empire of Sám ( ) Czech state becomes a kingdom (line of Přemyslovci, Charles IV): 13th century A part of Austrian empire: 1526 – 1918 Rise of Czechoslovac Republic: 28 th October 1918 (first president T. G. Masaryk) Period of totalitarian rule of the Communist party: 1948 – 1989 Rise of the Czech Republic: 1 st January 1993 (president Václav Havel) Czech Republic entered the EU on 1 st May 2004, with the chair in 2009 CZECH REPUBLIC
NATIONAL EMBLEMBS National emblem The Czech flag Prezident banner State seal State colours (red-blue-white tricolour) Czech state anthem Kde domov můj? CZECH REPUBLIC Crown jevels
POLITICAL SYSTEM The Czech Republic is a democratic parliamentary republic. The president and the government has the executive power. The government proposes the legislation. It is responsible to the Chamber of Deputies. President is the head of the state. The parliament is double-chambered – with the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. 200 members are voted to the Chamber of Deputies and 81 senators to the Senate. CZECH REPUBLIC
LANDMARKS Czech lands were confronted with many different cultural influences during the course of history. Rich cultural heritage was preserved there. There are 12 registered landmark reservations in the Czech Republic, acknowledged by the international organization UNESCO. The most significant is Prague and its historical centre. CZECH REPUBLIC
NATURAL ASSETS The Czech natural assets is protected by many wilderness areas and nature preserves. There were declared four national parks in hight protect mode. Our streams of mineral water are used as curative methods or table water. CZECH REPUBLIC
INDUSTRY AND AGRONOMY The Czech industry has a long-term tradition. A share of food- processing industry has increased in last years. On the other hand a share of engineering has fallen off. Anyway engineering is still pretty important branch of industry in Czech Republic. A production of flour, sugar, meat and beer is valued for food industry. There is a tradition in keeping fresh water fish - that´s why our fishpond managment is so developed. CZECH REPUBLIC
WHAT DO YOU SURELY KNOW ABOUT THE CZECH ? SPORT – Jaromír Jágr, Petr Čech, Roman Šebrle BEER – Pilsner Urquell, Budweisser VELVET REVOLUTION (1989) – Václav Havel CARS – Škoda, Tatra CONTACT LENSES and SILON LUMP SUGAR THE WORD ROBOT MISS WORLD - Taťána Kuchařová CZECH REPUBLIC
CITY IN MOTION OSTRAVA
Ostrava is the third largest city in the Czech Republic. Total area: 214 km² Population: about 317, town districts Latitude: 49°50'30.31 N, Longitude: 18°17'29.56 E Altitude: 208–334 m Ostrava is situated on the junction of rivers Lučina, Odra, Opava and Ostravice. Townhall of Ostrava Ostrava emblem
BRIEF HISTORY 30, 000 years ago – first residence of huntsmen (the oldest usage of hard-coal in the world) 8 th century - there were 3 castles 1763 – in the town area was found a coal-seam Second half of 19 th century - big industrial development, foundation of Vitkovice steel, Ostrava became an industrial centre of Habsburg Monarchy 1930s - departments stores Bachner, Brouk a Babka 14 th March the occupation of German army 30 th April freedom of Ostrava by Soviet army 1949– building of Arcelor Mittal, the city became the steel heart of the republic 1997 – great flooding in Ostrava View of Ostrava, 1855 Venus from Petrkovice
INDUSTRY Arcelor Mittal – production and elaboration of pig-iron and steel Vítkovice Steel – mettalurgical and engineering produce Industrial zone Hrabova– business activities, firm domiciles: Asus, SungWoo Hitech, STP Invest, Briggs & Stratton,… OKD – sole producer of pit-coal in Czech Republic UNIVERSITIES VŠB – Technical university University of Ostrava Business college
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS ZOO Ostrava – more than 900 animals Industrial centre – authentic buildings of the mines Museum of mining – origination and developmnet of coal-mining Miniuni area – You can see there thumb-nails of European buildings Vitkovice – authentic zone since 19 th century
SPORT Ice-hockey club Vítkovice Fotball club Baník Ostrava Golden spike – international athletic meeting since 1961
LEISURE TIME The Stodolni Street – more than 60 restaurants, cafés and night- clubs situated on this street Beskydy Mountains – national park not far from Ostrava peak – Lysá Hora (altitude 1,323 m)
ZÁKLADNÍ ŠKOLA A MATEŘSKÁ ŠKOLA Ostrava-Hrabůvka, Mitušova 16, příspěvková organizace KEYS TO THE WORLD
BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SCHOOL We have been educating by course of education program the KEYS TO THE WORLD since 1st Septembre Number of pupils: 404 Number of teachers: 28 Number of classes: 19 Headmaster: Mgr. Martin Pail
EXTENDED EDUCATION OF LANGUAGES Pupils start learning their first foreign language- English-in the first class. The second one – French, German or Russian – starts in the 6th class.
ECOLOGY-MINDED The second specific target of our school is enviromentalism. We are members of the Ecological education club and we also cooperate with ZOO Ostrava and sponsor the animals in ZOO. Regularly we are placed in town competitions about ecology and arrange the Earthday exhibitons. We were awarded the prize Ecoschool in 2005.
INFORMATICS The third specific target is our active work in the ICT area. Our PC room is furnished with very modern ICT technology. We arrange the ICT courses and we were awarded the certificate Information centre of government Information policy in education by Ministry of Education.
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