Multilateral Comenius Partnership – 2010/2012Project - “Class in the nature, nature in the classroom“Report on the Comenius Partnership Project MeetingFebruary 12 th to 16 th - Základná škola Humenné, SlovakiaThe fifth meeting of the project took place at Základná škola Kudlovská Humenné inSlovakia.The participants were: Bulgaria – 3 teachers, 2 students Italy – 2 teachers, 6students Latvia – 3 teachers, 4 students Portugal – 4 teachers, 3 students Spain – 4 teachers, 6 students Turkey – 2 teachers, 2 students12 th February – arriving day, teams arrived in Budapest, Turkish team arrived to Košice,they were taken to Humenné by bus.Students were hosted in families, teachers were staying in the hotel.13 th February – Project opening day at Zakladná škola Kudlovská, introduction of themanagement of the school.After the official opening teams visited some parts of the school- because of thereconstruction it wasn´t possible to see every part of the school.After visiting the school and short break, all teams went to see open air museum- the museumwith typical wooden architecture.The afternoon started by visiting Humenné manor house. The visitors could see historical partof the manor house, natural science exhibition, art exhibition and sacral exhibition.
After visiting the manor house, we moved to the Town Hall, where the principal welcomed allthe teams. Then every partner introduced his/her own school, town and teams introducedthemselves.In the evening students had dinners at their families and they met again after dinner at thebowling centre. Teachers had dinner in the restaurant.14 th February – High TatrasThe guests visited High Tatras. In the morning they visited Belianska cave and in theafternoon they went to see one of the most popular touristic place and the lake Štrbské pleso.They came back to Humenné late in the evening15 th February- Horse FarmIn the morning we took guests to the Horse farm, there were prepared some kinds ofactivities, but because of the bad weather condition, only some of them could be realizedridinga horse and “barbecue”. After lunch at school canteen children went to the host familiesor they stayed at school with students to get ready for the school ball.In the same time there was coordinator´s meeting held. There were discussed the projectprogress, planning of the next meetings, ideas for the next meeting.The local activities done since September 2011 till January 2012Bulgaria: World day of the tree- planting trees in the school yard, Day of the peace, Cleaningthe river and school yard, Discussion- how to protect the nature, Night of the Bats- Europeanday of the bats, Science lesson in the nature, Visiting the cave Ledenica, VisitingEnvironmental centre of natureItaly: web site, HerbariumLatvia: Nature in Art, Herbarium, Self made games – Saving of energy, Guessing game(about animals), Nature week, Helping animals, Hours in nature, Innovation bus, Eco- schoolactivities, Project notice boardPortugal: Collection of the typical autumn products- exhibition, Decoration walls by wastematerial, paintings with recycled materials, making Biological farm- planting plants there,HerbariumSpain: Slide show, Visiting Observatory, HerbariumSlovakia: Collecting the paper, The Day of healthy food, The pumpkin show, Making “lokše”by children- typical Slovak food, Swimming course, Gingerbread decoration- pre Christmasactivity, Ice skating course, Competition- Bins for the waste materials, Herbarium
Turkey: Planting vegetable, Cleaning the school backyard, Cleanest classroom competition,Cleaning beaches, Prevention of animals, Taking care about the school dog- found in thestreet.After talking about local activities the coordinator informed us, that she is going to representour project to Brussels on 3 rd and 4 th May. There will be an exhibition. Our task is to bringherbarium specimens for the next meeting- Turkey and send to Tullio (Italy)presentation wewant to be shown in Brussels.HERBARIUM: We reminded, how the Herbarium should look like, Livija showed us someexamples.name of the plant in three languages- Latin, English, nativefont – Times new roman, 12location of things – freelocation of flag and its size- top right, about 2cm lengthTASKS FOR THE NEXT MEETING- bring herbarium specimens- presentation we want to be shown in Brussels- bring the draft of the first main page of Herbarium (common)NEXT MEETING- Turkey – 1 st – 5 th AprilIn the evening children and teachers were guests of the school ball.16 th February –departure day