Learning, Teaching and Training Activities Croatia. March 2023

    This was the last LTTA in CROATIA. it was held in Osnovna skola Vrgorac, Croatia, from 20th to 24th March 2023. Pupils shared their experience, leartn Croatian school programme, showed and played games of all partner school during the European Games Festival. It also had the role of the dissemination event at an international level .Participants: 4 pupils and 2 teachers from eachpartner school. In this visit the program was carried out with the following scheme:

    DAY 1: School presentation and working program presentation prepared by pupils from the host school.

    • Attending a short Croatian classes tough by Croatian pupils.
    • Croatian pupils prepared a presentation on Croatian immaterial heritage: foods, songs, stories, traditional costumes.

    DAY 2: "Europe's Games Festival" Pupils played each partners' traditional childhood games in an international competition. Pupils made mixed teams combining all partner schools. Hosting school pupils, teachers, parents, local partners and officials were invited as it was the major international dissemination event for the second shool year. Traditional Games Book was made.

    DAY 3: Exploring famous artists and musicians from each country - in transnational groups pupils explored famous people from each partner's country who were famous artists/musicians. They foundfind basic information about each famous person and create E-Booklet which will be available online with possibility to print it.

    DAY 4:Study visit on cultural heritage to the city of "OLD CITY DUBROVNIK" and "TROGIR". => Dubrovnik has been on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites since 1979. The city has in fact been a tourist destination since late 19th century, and its walls continue to attract thousands of visitors every year.

    => Trogir has been on the list of World Heritage Sites since 1997. It’s located on a small island between the Croatian mainland and the island of Čiovo, and is about 27 kilometers west of the city of Split.Trogir has a large number of palaces, churches and towers, and even a fortress on a nearby small island. The town is the best-preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex in Central Europe. Trogir’s medieval core, surrounded by walls, comprises a preserved castle and tower and a series of dwellings and palaces from the Romanesque Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods. Intransnational groups pupils will explore UNESCO World Heritages. Pupils found basic information about UNESCO World Heritages and create EBooklet which will be available online with possibility to print it.

    DAY 5: Visit Etno villaje Kokorići. LTTA conclusions and evaluation; feedback forms were filled in.Farewell ceremony, certificates award. The objectives of the exchange were increasing pupils awareness for cultural heritages,social, language and ICT skills. The methodology was adapted to the needs, we carried out evaluation plan during the whole project.These activities contribute to the development of intercultural competences, language skills, improving English, developing confidence, developing teamwork skills, and learning about new digital tools. In workshops, pupils used practical experience to view cultural heritage as a kind of phenomenon, identify causal connections in history and draw conclusions independently. In this way, in addition to personal development, pupils also contributed to the development of the community and acquired the skills to help them compete in the European labor market. These activities enrich and broaden pupils' knowledge. In their home schools, they presented what they have learned about different culture.Furthermore, we also expect pupils to improve theirteamworkskills, enhance foreignlanguage communication and interpersonal skills as well as develop cultural awareness.In this way, pupils learn how to be a responsible citizen andhow to direct activities towards sustainable development. 

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