1º General Lyceum of Pallini “Pierre de Coubertin” is placed in Pallini, a suburb of Athens, the capital of Greece. It is a General Secondary School, where it is possible to study from 15 to 18 years old.
In the school there are around 300 students and 25 teachers.
The school is part of the Pierre de Coubertin’s schools net, that organizes youuth forums worldwide every two years. They are involved in cultural and athletic activities and spreading the Olimpyc spirit.
The school participates in several programs, and tryes to open the school to the community, but also to Europe.
Liceo Bertrand Russell is a School placed in Cles, in the North of Italy. It was created in 2000. It has more than 1000 students and around 120 teachers.
There, it is possible to study Secondary Compulsory Studies.
The school is widely involved in International Programs and foster the learning of students in contact with other cultures and countries.
Our school is located in Jelgava that is in the middle of Latvia and 45 km from capital city Rīga.
Jelgava Secondary school N 4 is the only school in Jelgava with all grades from form 1 to 12 and it also prepares 5 year old and 6 year old children for school. In this study year (2016-2017) there are 1204 students and 102 teachers.
The school implements curriculum of elementary education professionally oriented elementary education (specialized on musical education) and curriculum on general secondary education. There are two classes which place emphases on sport and one class place emphases on music. Many choirs and some orchestras take place at school. The choir from our school was the champions in the World choir festival. Students participate in various groups of interest education: floor ball, mini basketball, debate club, school newspaper, computer design, programming, friends of the environment etc.
English is taught as the first foreign language from the 1st grade, but the second language – Russian or German- is optional, and its teaching starts from 6th grade.
The school has its students’ Council that organizes many events: Christmas Basketball Cup, School’s Birthday week, Valentine’s Day etc.
Students participate in many projects, the local and international.
Students come from various families and they have different motivation to learn. The project is one of the ways to motivate students. They give them knowledge and skills the students can use in real situations and actions.
Gimnázium Púchov is a school placed in Púchov, a town in Slovakia. The school, where it ‘s possible to study secondary education, was constructed in 1948.
There, around 400 students are taught by 35 teachers. They are aged from 10 to 19 years old, and they are divided in the two different programms that can be studied there.
Our Spanish partner, and also coordinator of the project, is IES Emilio Jimeno, from Calatayud. Calatayud is a town located close to the city of Zaragoza, capital of the province in which Calatayud is located.
At IES Emilio Jimeno, it can be studied both Compulsary Secondary Education and also Vocational Training.