MEETING MINUTES SECOND PROJECT MEETING
GD LEARNING PARTNERSHIP
HANDS ON HELP
SPAIN, CASTELLON 3 – 5th March 2011
At first the coordinating organization, represented by Daniela Kroll welcomes all participants, especially the colleges from Italy, who could not attend the first meeting in France. She comments the good cooperation and teamwork of the involved partner organizations and presented the program of the 2nd project meeting.
The hosting organization, represented by Manuel Marti completed the opening remarks.
It started a discussion about the project webpage. Jerzy Soldatow gave an overview about
costs in case of establishing a webpage by the professionals of OHP:
1.200,00 for graphic, implementation and training. Added costs:
200,00 after implementation.
Aggeliki Karanasiou already established a webbolg and explained to the group how it is working and what is possible to do with a weblog. She gave a visual impression:
Aggeliki Karanasiou said the weblog is free of costs. All members of the partnership where impressed and agreed to use this as the project webpage.
The next question around the webpage:
Who should be responsible to insert new information, results and graphics. From technical view it could be every partner organization. The participants decided to have only one responsible person. Aggeliki Karanasiou was asked to be administrator and she accepted.
The group discussed what to put on the website at first:
· Project Logo
· Flag of EU program
· Flags of participating nations
· Logo of organizations ( if existing)
· Short description of project content
After this Daniela Kroll announced the results of the voting about project logo. The majority of votes prefer the orange version of the logo, like France already used for the meeting in Corsica. It was decided to change the subtitle into:
Integration of disadvantaged people in adult education
Afterwards the group planned the next project meetings. They decided to held the next meeting in Poland: 29th June – 3 July 2011
The forth project meeting of the partnership will take place in Germany:
7th December – 11th December 2011
The main topic of the second project meeting was to present and to analyze the returned questionnaire by each partner organization. At next the partner from Greece, Poland, France, Italy and Germany presented their interview results. A clear result is:
Teaching disadvantaged people , teacher need empathy, sensibility and idealism. Not only knowledge about the subject but a lot of different social competences.
Gustavo Almela Castellano gave a good example from his practice in teaching language:
The typical way to teach grammar is to explain and to write. But he draws funny pictures on the board which are usable to explain the grammar. In this way the pupils start laughing and learning.
The summary of the analyzed questionnaires is:
Disadvantaged pupils in adult education need practical examples from their daily live and a practical way to teach them.
Next Manuel Mari Puig presented another course conception from Spain.
The target group was senior women who wanted to learn reading, writing and computer using. The method to teach them based on their daily life and individual interests. By writing their own newspaper with examples from their own life the pupils were motivated to learn reading and writing and how to use the computer as well. Mr. Manuel Marti Puig pointed the importance of motivation of the target group. Therefore teacher needs different methods to bring all-day life into the classroom.
To continue the survey of creative teaching methods for disadvantaged pupils, the partner will collect best examples in each participating country. They will be presented during the next meeting. They way how the examples will be structured and presented in a common way, the partner will decide during the next meeting.
From now on each partner starts dissemination. Different strategies were shared:
· Producing postcards with project logo and webadress
· Organizing a conference
· Producing posters with logo and blogadress
· Creating a CD
· Each partners puts the project link on their organizations webpage