Activity No C2
Type of activity: Short term exchange of students
Place: Coria del Río, Sevilla, SPAIN
Date: 3rd to 10th April 2016
The activities were carried out as scheduled, over five days: from Monday, 4th to Friday, 8th April 2016, at School IES Rodrigo Caro- Coria del Río, SPAIN
The theme for this meeting was “Legendary heroes”, a topic of interest for the students which offered them the opportunity to rediscover the Legend of Hercules. According to the Spanish legend, the city of Seville, was founded by Hercules himself, the famous character of legend.
“The twelve labors of Hercules” were studied and represented by drawings and personal texts by the students in each school. These drawings were then included in PowerPoint and presented by the students of the six countries at the meeting in Spain.
Before this meeting , other preparatory activities took place in each local school such as:
• Students’ preparations for the presentations in English;
• Linguistic , cultural preparations of the pupils who were to travel to Spain;
• The students sought information about Spain (culture, history, traditions) and learned a few basic words and phrases in Spanish;
The meeting program in SPAIN included daily learning and training activities for students. They chose and joined mixed-nationality workshops on the theme of the meeting like:
- Disguise and Costume Making
During these activities teachers held working sessions where they set dates, themes and all travel details for the future meeting of the project in Romania as well as the dates and themes for the next meetings.
There were meetings with officials of the city Coria del Rio, a reception at City Hall Coria del Rio where the participants shared their impressions about the project Erasmus Plus.
The entire activity of the meeting was assessed by questionnaires designed and applied by the coordinating country, Sweden, and was disseminated through local media newspaper article and meetings with local officials and community members.
All those present at the meeting, students and teachers were thrilled to be during five days in these “ legendary places” , to study spot stories and legends, learn about the impressive traditions, history and culture of the Spanish, so the famous worldwide.