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Why international? Students’backpack Key competences Bring the world into your school How to cooperate? – ideas and inspiration ESP in Louvain, March 4-7, 2010
Lone Kaplan Teacher 5 years Principal 10 years International Adviser 10 years (National Agency) Leonardo, Comenius and the Social Fund/ Youthstart – and internationalisation of the Danish Educational System Paedagogical consultant since 2007
Our kids today are the parents, teachers, citizens, politicians and leaders of tomorrow Peace, please!
(Too?) much Information – and problems understanding the world today?
8 key competences for the ”2080 backpack”! 1. Communication in the mother tongue 2. Communication in foreign languages 3. Mathematical competences and basic competences in science and technology 4. Digital competence 5. Learning to learn 6. Social and civic competences 7. Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship 8. Cultural awareness and expression European Council
What’s an international school?! School management + International strategy International curriculum International coordinator Internationalt committee School library ready Qualify teachers and heads Global perspective in every day teaching – make the world visible!
Make the World Visible Cooperation in the 4th grade in Brøndby Strand
Traces of the World in Halls and Corners Maps Pictures Posters Postcards Magazines Souvernirs Books, i.e school books
Maps and books Dictionaries Language- or Tourist cds Sports-, Youth - and Fashion magazines Clothes Posters Toys Tourist info School Library: Country boxes Music Cook books Cartoons Dolls ….
Virtuelt samarbejde mellem elever uden tilskud www.eTwinning.net www.eTwinning.net kommunikationsforum - ingen tilskud Pt 13.290 europæiske skoler registreret www.europeanschoolsproject.org/image www.europeanschoolsproject.org/image email i undervisningen - ingen tilskud The Image of the Other/Das Bild der Anderen…. www.springday2006.org www.springday2006.org debatforum om EU - ingen tilskud www.europeanschoolsproject.org/image
Foreign Language Teaching: L’Immeuble/The Apartment Building Who lives there? Name them and tell their stories Street names Professions Make conversations in the family – and when they meet others Describe the street, the local area…. Make collages – of the people, the rooms etc Make rules for the building Write notes for the info board Make stories of the the family of the families Talk of the weather, the news…......
50 ways to International Cooperation There are two values, you can give your child as a present for life: First Roots And then Wings! (Indian saying) Billede USA! www.roots-and-wings.dk
Ideer på nettet til aktiviteter Root and Wings 50 Ways to International Cooperation www.roots-and-wings.dk Neothemi Virtuelt Museum – Kulturarv 10 pavilloner med information om dagligliv, traditioner, arkitektur, kunst og kultur fra 10 forskellige lande www.neothemi.net
Comenius assistent Young student from initial teacher training 13-45 weeks at your school Many subjects – not only languages! Grants from Comenius – free for the school 16 lessons/week Support Application January 2011
Study Trips for Principals and School Administration Thematic Study Trips One week 15-24 participants Incl local visits to relevant institutions LLP grant for transportation, fee and subsistence costs paid to participants Small budget for hosting institution
Make more schools join existing Networks Teachers ? Heads? Objectives: International cooperation Intercultural competences to kids Low budget – or (partly) paid by schools, Grants from Comenius or Europe for Citizens i.e. ESP ESP
Bring the world into the class room of all the kids at your school!
Bring the Global Perspective into the every day teaching!