Presentation on theme: "“Pavel Dan” High School SHORT HISTORICAL BACKGROUND “Pavel Dan” High School was founded in 1953 having the name of “The Medium Mixed School”. During the."— Presentation transcript:
“Pavel Dan” High School SHORT HISTORICAL BACKGROUND “Pavel Dan” High School was founded in 1953 having the name of “The Medium Mixed School”. During the time the name of the school was changed several times and got the actually name dating from the beginning of 1991.
SCHOOL MISSION Education is a strategic agent in the perspective development and it concerns the multidimensional and anticipatory shaping of the human factor. Within the school unit the level of all the existent relationships, the following principles will be promoted: personal example continuity and consistency communication and transparency team work equity and equality continuing learning dignity and personality respect tolerance and severity objectivity and self – critical spirit accountability and responsibility SCHOOL VISION We don’t learn for school, but for life. Our aim is to be a reference unity, integrated into the social needs of the community, which can build today’s education for tomorrow’s future, up to European standards.
SCHOOL OBJECTIVES Forming intellectual abilities, affective reserves and practical skills by assimilating humanist, scientific, aesthetic knowledge, which could allow the students to get to national standards and performances For high-school students, it provides the thoroughgoing study of the chosen profile and specialty for an efficient integration in the further study at the university Forming the independent and creative personality by developing the communicative skills using different specialized means of communication, developing the abilities of analyzing and also forming the responsibilities for their further integration into the social life Offering a diversified school program and attractive extra school activities which might help the students to discover their reserves and to capitalize them to the maximum for their own or the society use Permanent concern for the development and modernization of human and material resources
FORMS OF EDUCATION a)Primary school education – pupils 1st-4th grades b) Gymnasium education – pupils Classes V-VIII c) High-school education – 9th -12th grades, of theoretical study, having the profiles: - realistic, specialty: - mathematics & intensive informatics - natural science - humanist, specialty philology and intensive English study
The specific objectives for this profile are: Intensive study of informatics and mathematics, due to an extended curriculum and optional courses applied in informatics. Familiarizing the students with the modern calculation techniques and technical programming Achieving some knowledge regarding the analysis of some problems specific for the economic and scientific activities Familiarizing with moderns methods of information, communication and computer provided Maths and computers
Natural sciences “The research of the world’s structure is one of the greatest and noblest problems imposed by nature.” GALILEO GALILEI The specific objectives followed by the teachers in this domain are: Knowing and understanding the natural phenomena, the terminology and the concepts specific for sciences Developing the capacity of exploration/ investigation and solving of problems specific for physics, chemistry and biology. Developing their communication capacity by using the special languages Forming some values and attitudes regarding the impact of sciences on nature and society.
Philology and intensive English study Developing communication techniques and abilities in accordance with the social – economical dynamics of the contemporary world. Knowing and using critical thinking techniques through different curricular areas, such as language and communication, man and society. Developing each student’s linguistic competences by focusing on the communication in different languages. Reflecting on life and world problems, on the inter human relationships and on each person’s possibility of influencing the events in a positive way. Developing the reflexive thinking, the creative thinking, the capacity of analysis and synthesis.
MATERIAL RESOURCES The material resources are the ones, which ask for permanent efforts from the school leadership, the schoolteachers, continuously supported by the parents committee, the economical agents in the town and nearby and the local community. 34 classrooms and labs 1 workshop room, 1 maintenance room 3 computer science labs with Internet Modern gym A speech-training room A room for psychological counselling A doctor’s office at European standards Own heating system Library with over 20000 books and 1000 readers
Teacher’s room Chemistry lab Biological substances Psychology lab School library Modern gym Computer science lab
HUMAN RESOURCES In our high-school there are primary school and gymnasium and high-school teachers, most of them having the 1st and the 2nd degrees and a good didactical and professional experience obtained through hard work in the class or by the most diversified means of teaching training (by attending different scientific sessions or symposiums).
EXPECTATIONS The teachers’ expectations: Achieving the school objectives regarding the students’ formation and education; To stimulate each student’s wish of knowledge and the development of creativity; To provide an appropriate school development for every student, which should be compatible with his own possibilities, needs and interests; To promote communication with family and with the other factors that are involved in the educational activity; To show interest in their own professional evolution To prove an academic conduct; To apply high working standards;
The students’ expectations: To come to classes regularly; To participate and get involved in extracurricular activities; To have in view the highest demands of every school aspect; To obey the school rules and the interior order rules; To be careful and preserve the school material basis; To collaborate with the teachers; To support and create a good image for their school; The parents’ expectations: To make sure every child of school age is included in the educational process, to collaborate with the teachers in order to ensure the students’ attendance to courses; To be a positive example; To actively participate in the school life; To support school in organizing and developing extracurricular activities; To contribute to the preservation and improvement of the school material basis Through their own activities and by attracting sponsors; To contribute to the accomplishment of the strategy for the institutional development of school
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Cultural and educational activities for the pupils - Participation at the MOZART Contest at Ioan Bob School in Cluj Napoca -“The Joy of Mozart’s Music” Cultural project- participation of the students to a concert - The 1 st of December, Romania’s National Day- Cultural Programs - Christmas Carols- sung by the highschool choir - The 8 th of March- Spring Harmonies, Cultural Programs - “ Hymns for Peace” - the second edition of the religious music festival - “Highschool Histrions”- drama contest, the fifth edition in 2007 - “Alter Ego” – Drama School Festival, the fifth edition in May-June 2007 -“It’s Time for Fun”- European Festival of Humour, the tenth edition, 3 rd of May 2007 - “ The Year of the Book 2007”, 21 st of April 2007 - “ABC- Fest” and other activities dedicated to the 1 st of June - Freshmen’s Ball - Snowflake’s Ball -The Twelfth Graders’ Ball - “Halloween Fancy Dress Party” - (organized by the teachers of English). - “Valentine’s Day”
Social activities - Paying homage to Romanian Heroes (activities in cooperation with the Town Hall officials) - Remembering the Holocaust: “Images of the Holocaust”- activity organized by the History teachers together with the pupils. - Debate: “Jewish Nobel Prize Winners” – contest and debate at the Culture House “Ionel Floasiu” - 24 th of January, “Romania in the UE” contest for the 9 th to 12 th forms. - “Dreaming in Rhymes”- celebrating our national poet, Mihai Eminescu - “Anti-Drug Team”: Contest of short plays and dialogues on the topic ( written and performed by the pupils ) - “It’s Your Right to Choose!” – National Contest, 24 th of March 2007 - “The Europe of Tomorrow”- May- July 2007, National Contest - “Together”- National Contest of Anti-Drug Projects, 15 th of March- 15 th of June, 2007 - “My Anti-Drug Message” – the fourth edition 2007 - “ Traffic Rules for a Safe Life”- National Contest, 31 st of May 2007 - “Thoughts” –School Magazine, (teacher E. Giurgiu) - “Abstract and Figurative Painting” – Drawing exhibition Activities concerned with the education for a healthy living - “Discover a Healthy World” - May 2007, National Contest - “Eating Healthy Food” – 21 st -22 nd of May 2007 School Contest - Consumer’s Protection Association was founded by the pupils in our school - “No Smoking”- competition: grades V-VIII Projects and educational programs - Educational Programs : “About You”, “More About You”, “Always on Top” – Partner: Procter & Gamble - Educational Project: “Water-the Source of Life”- to inform the pupils about the importance of preserving the water supplies. Partners: The Town Hall officials and the “Romanian Waters” National Administration. - “The Open Gates Day” – to promote the universities and to teach the high school pupils how to be better students in the future. Partners: “Babes Bolyai” University and the Technical University in Cluj
Sporting Events - Spring and Autumn Championships for High-school Students: football and handball matches for girls and for boys have been held - Gymnasium: Basketball Championships (for boys) and Handball Championships (for girls) Field trips and holiday camps: - Visit to the Medieval Cities of Medias and Sighisoara - Visit to the Library of Old Books in Blaj - “A Travers l’Europe” –April 2007 - Camps at Vidolm - Camp at the seaside, Costinesti (Romania) & Paraglia (Greece)
INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS The international cooperation may be already considered as a tradition by the teachers of our school. I. Comenius Projects coordinated by “PAVEL DAN” High-School: 1.“European Environmental Problems - Pollution”- Comenius School Project on the environmental problems (between 2002-2005), having as partners, schools from Belgium, Portugal, Guadeloupe Island and a primary school from Kavala - Greece.
2. “Comenius Partner Schools for a European Quality Education”- Comenius Multilateral Project on the quality of education, as part of the Long Life Learning Program of EU (between 2007-2009). The partner schools are GYMNAZIUM SV. MONIKY – Presov – Slovakia, ISII G. MARCONI – Piacenza – Italy and SCOALA CU CLASELE I-VIII – Viisoara – Romania
II. Collaboration within Romanian-French Association for friendship and mutual help "FORUM PRIETENIE" (FRIENDSHIP FORUM) that started in 1992, with annual mutual visits of students and adults (90% of the association members are the students and the teachers of our school) III. Collaboration with the charity foundation in Holland - "SWISS HELPT ROMANIA" IV. The International Symposium organized in POLAND about European citizenship and cultural identity (May 2002) V. International creativity camp – plastic art, with the participation of some students from our school which took place in Poland
VI Teachers participating in Comenius 2.2.C courses 1. Giurgiu Emilia, teacher of English, form teacher: The course name: “EFFECTIVE ENGLISH TEACHING IN EUROPE”-UK-2006-062 September 4 th -13, 2006, Llangollen, United Kingdom 3. Nicoara Dorina, teacher of Maths, responsible for the assurance of quality in school education “EUROPEAN QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS”, - IT-2006-017, November 11 th – 17 th 2006, Bergamo, ITALY 4. Giurgiu Daniela, teacher of English, member of the committee responsible for the school international projects and co operations IPC Course “DRAMA TECHNIQUES FOR THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM” (dramnov19 06), November 19 th - December 2 nd 2006, Exeter, United Kingdom 2. Szabo Maria, teacher of Chemistry & Physics, responsible of the science education department and the school international cooperation. The course name: „GEO-INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION NETWORKS AS INSTRUMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION“- DE-2006-097 October 15 th -21 st 2006, Naxos, GREECE