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1 We Citizens of Europe: the way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Margaret Mortimer Girls’ Junior Lyceum

2 2 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Main Menu Aims of Project Project Partners Classes in the curriculum Activities Project Calendar Students’ Diary Coordinators’ Meeting End of presentation Select by clicking to go to appropriate page.

3 3 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Aims of Project To stress the importance of European Citizenship. To highlight the fact that although as European citizens we share common cultural, religious and historical traits, our national identities are essential in making us all unique. To establish international relations with schools in different European countries.

4 4 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Aims of Project/Cont To encourage and sustain students in their study of various European languages, ICT and multimedia technology To instil in all participants a better understanding and greater respect towards our European partners and to strengthen the idea that our common European culture is enriched by national diversities. To encourage pupils and teachers to involve themselves in the preservation of local traditions and to take pride in their region and its unique features worldwide.

5 5 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Project Partners Poland - Coordinating Country Junior High School no.16 Warsaw Malta Margaret Mortimer Girls’ Junior Lyceum, St. Lucija Latvia Annenieku Primary School, Dobeles Region

6 6. Classes in the Curriculum Art and Craft Exhibits of paintings and models of different landmarks that can be found in our villages. Mathematics Statistical surveys by students. Bar charts showing populations of villages and towns in our catchment area. Pie charts on school population. We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different

7 7. Classes in the Curriculum English Using Word and writing compositions (including pictures) on topics related to Maltese village life (feasts, traditions, landmarks, etc) Maltese Projects on various aspects of Maltese culture (razzett Malti, ikel tradizzjonali, festi nazzjonali, it-tieg fl-imghoddi, ghodda u snajja antiki. Ecc) We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different

8 8. Classes in the Curriculum Geography Geographical structure of our islands. Settlements History Powerpoint presentations on the various temples that can be found in different localities. Projects on important personalities from different localities. Talks from local historians. Visits to sites (catacombs at Mqabba). We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different

9 9. Classes in the Curriculum Religion The influence that our religious background has on our lives: students can be asked to carry out small projects on streets named after saints and religious people, niches, chapels, etc. IT Powerpoint Word Website ing We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different

10 10 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Activities ing Art exhibitions Projects by students on the geographical, historical and cultural aspects of their communities Projection of films produced in different countries Compiling of recipe books Visits to embassies

11 11 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Activities cont/ Coordinators’ meetings Students and teachers visits to other countries Meetings of Heads of schools Holding special days at school Publishing a biographical book on important persons from participating countries that have given a great contribution at an international level.

12 12 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Project Calendar For September – October 2005 Coordinators’ meeting: discussing strategy and details of the project. October 2005 Setting up of Comenius Club in each participating institution. November 2005 Students to start ing with other schools. January 2006 Display of information on the different partner schools and their respective countries to be set up in all participating institutions.

13 13 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Project Calendar Cont/ March 2006 Students’ representations about the localities they come from to be displayed at their schools. May 2006 Teachers and students to visit a partner school (Malta). Exhibition showing students’ presentations from all participating countries. These may include food, festivities, art work, music, powerpoint presentations, etc..

14 14 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 13 th September 2005 Visit to Mqabba Local Council.

15 15 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 15 th September 2005 Visit to Qrendi Local Council.

16 16 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 16 th September 2005 Visit to Santa Lucija Local Council.

17 17 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 16 th September 2005 Visit to Tarxien Local Council.

18 18 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 19 th September 2005 Visit to Safi Local Council.

19 19 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 20 th September 2005 Visit to Luqa Local Council.

20 20 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 21 st October 2005 Comenius Club Meeting in Lab 4 during mid-day break. Aim of meeting: to project powerpoint presentation on coordinating school in Poland.

21 21 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 30 th September 2005 First Comenius Club Meeting in Lab 4. Aim of meeting: to discuss powerpoint presentations handed in.

22 22 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 3rd November 2005 Visit to Fgura Local Council.

23 23 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 2nd December 2005 Ms J Micallef together with a number of teachers from our school were invited to a Citizenship festival, organized by the Department of Student Services and International Relations, at the Dolmen Hotel

24 24 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different DIARY OF EVENTS 2 nd December 2005 An exhibition about the project was set up for the festival.

25 25 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different DIARY OF EVENTS 2 nd December 2005 Part of the exhibition was prepared by three students from our school.

26 26 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different DIARY OF EVENTS December 2005 Exhibition about partner schools and their respective countries was set up at school.

27 27 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different DIARY OF EVENTS 13 th December 2005 A number of students participated in an e-22 programme presented by Alison and Annalise Ellul.

28 28 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 26 th January students attended a conference organised by Forum Malta discussing the theme “L-Ewropa: Xi Jmiss?”. The conference was held at the Westin Dragonara. It was addressed by Dr M. Frendo, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr G. Vella Opposition spokesman on EU, and Dr H. Vassallo, Chairperson Alternattiva Demokratika. Students were accompanied by Ms R Farrell, coordinator, Ms S Briffa (Spring Day in Europe Representative) and Mr R Debono Roberts (European Studies Teacher).

29 29 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Diary of Events 26 th January 2006 Following the discussion, two of our students were interviewed for an e-22 programme.

30 30 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ meeting 13 th to 16 th October 2005 Venue: Junior High School no. 16 Warsaw Aims: To officially launch the project To discuss the three year plan of the project Participants: Ms Ruth Farrell (coordinator for Margaret Mortimer) Ms Michelle Debono

31 31 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting 13 th October 2005 Gundega Kirsone and Dace Dombure (Latvia coordinator) during formal meeting with head of Polish school.

32 32 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting 13 th October 2005 Polish teachers involved in the Comenius project introduce themselves.

33 33 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting Ms Ruth Farrell and Ms Michelle Debono presenting a gift on behalf of Ms Micallef to the headmistress of the Polish school, Ms Magdalena Wiersynska.

34 34 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting Collaborating together to set up an exhibition on the three partner schools and the three countries. Exhibition on Maltese villages was prepared by Manuela Cassar, Maria Cassar and Justine Camilleri.

35 35 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ meeting After a hard day’s work all is set for the formal launching of the project.

36 36 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting The flags of the three participating countries and that of the European Union.

37 37 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting 14 th October 2005 Teachers’ Day in Poland The Maltese and Latvian coordinators together with Polish teachers during the Official Launching and Oath Taking Ceremony.

38 38 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting Students and parents present for the ceremony.

39 39 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting Headmistress Magdalena Wiersynska delivering her speech for the occasion.

40 40 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting New students promising to abide with the school rules.

41 41 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting Ms Elizabeth Podkonska, Head of the Education Department in Warsaw, addressing those present.

42 42 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting Ms Ruth Farrell introducing our school to the Polish students and parents.

43 43 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting After the ceremony and the hard work, an invitation to lunch and to celebrate Teachers’ Day.

44 44 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different Coordinators’ Meeting The Polish coordinator Mr Damian Kaminiski and the Head of School presenting a gift for our Head Ms J. Micallef to Ms Ruth Farrell.

45 45 We, Citizens of Europe: The way we’re similar, the way we’re different. Coordinators’ Meeting 16 th October 2005 Commemorating Pope John Paul’s Day in one of Warsaw’s squares.

46 Thanks for watching this presentation. All students who wish to participate in this project please contact Ms R. Farrell (Staff Room 1).


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