YGGDRASIL project

 European culture, language and identity in a new world

Project calendar 07/09:                 calendar 06/07

 

Approximate date

 

Activity description

 

Actors involved

 

09/2007

Production of the European Festival Calendar – collection and integration of work results from different partner schools

Co-ordination: teachers from Stuttgart / Bucharest

partnership teaching staff

10/2007

Formation of bi-national student pairs (email partnerships organized by the teachers), first contacts and introduction of students and project groups
updating the project webiste

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project
colleagues from Stuttgart

11/2007

Project meeting in Copenhagen (8.11. – 12.11.) – teachers and students:

Presentation of national festivals and their impact on culture. Presentation of school festivals. Common planning and preparation of future work with teachers and students.

Organization: Copenhagen

11/2007

Preparation of student tasks on their habits of listening to music and the influence of these habits on their language

Teachers team: Budapest/Stuttgart

12/2007

Report on national festivals / traditions / typical school events at the partner schools (results of the meeting)

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project

11/2007 – 03/2008

Research and survey of eating habits and collection of a few typical national recipes– production of a European cookery book in March 2008. A parallel discussion on the “Globalization of Gastronomic Culture” takes place in the project groups and bi-national pairs.

The cookery book is put together by colleagues from Bad Tölz  - Contributions from each school.

Guidelines for the work on “Globalization of  Gastronomic/Eating culture”: Bucharest / Santiago

12/2007

Research of listening habits and the influence of these habits on students’ language

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project

12/2007

Key questions for the film analysis of “L’Auberge Espagnole” (“Pot Luck” / “Euro Pudding”) and creative tasks

Teachers team: Kopenhagen/Landskrona

01/2008

Film analysis of “L’Auberge Espagnole” (students) and work on creative tasks

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project

01/2008 – 03/2008

Research on / collection of material for a bi-lingual teaching unit on “Globalization of Language”. Each school provides material for this teaching unit.

Co-ordination: Stuttgart

Teachers teams at each school

03/2008

Project meeting in Edinburgh (5.3.-9.3.) – teachers and students:

Presentation of the material for the bi-lingual teaching unit. Students will try out the material. Exchange on music and gastronomic habits among the participating students and teachers.

Presentation of the European cookery book.

Organization: Edinburgh

04/2008

Project-Charts are made from the current charts of the project groups.

Co-ordination: Sindelfingen
partnership teachers

05/2008

Evaluation of the project work in the school year 2007/08.

Co-ordination: Stuttgart

partnership teachers

10/2008

Formation of bi-national student pairs (email partners organized by the teachers), first contacts and introduction of students and project groups

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project

10/2008 – 12/2008

Project work on “Globalization of Shopping Habits” – on-the-spot research. Results will be published on the website.

Discussion of results in the project groups and between bi-national pairs.

Co-ordniation: Bad Tölz/Bucharest

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project

10/2008

Project meeting in Bucharest (teachers and students):

Students present aspects of rules of etiquette from their daily lives/from their country. Working on “Globalization of Shopping Habits and of the Working World”. Detailed planning of the next steps in the project (teachers and students)

Organisation: Bucharest

10/2008 – 03/2009

Work on a travel guide: “Our Country in Two Days” – each project group writes and designs pages for their country (students should concentrate on what they would like to show – not necessarily well known tourist sights). The final product will be a travel guide: “Europe in 16 Days”.

Compilation of most important rules for polite behaviour (etiquette) in a country.

Report and discussion of results on the website.

Preparation and Co-operation: Edinbrgh

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project;

 

10/2008 – 03/2009

Work in the project groups on “Pros and Cons of the Globalization of the Working World”: locational factors, working conditions, etc. The impact of this development on the culture and language will be analysed. The work will be done by each national group and by some smaller international student groups.

Report and discussion of results on the website.

Preparation and Co-operation: Stuttgart/Sindelfingen

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project;

international student groups led by teachers from Stuttgart

organization of cooperation with businesses in the region: heads of schools/teachers:

02/2009 – 03/2009

Production of educational material for a bilingual teaching unit on “Pros and Cons of the Globalization of the Working World”. Each school will provide material for this unit.

Co-ordination: Stuttgart/Sindelfingen

teaching staff and students who are involved in the project;

03/2009

Project meeting in Bad Tölz – teachers and students:

Presentation of the travel guide “Europe in 16 Days” and European etiquette.

Presentation of the work on “Pros and Cons of the Globalization of the Working World” and “Globalization of Shopping Habits”. Students will try out parts of the bilingual material.

Planning of the evaluation of the project (teachers and students).

Organization: Bad Tölz

 

05/2009 -  06/2009

Evaluation of the project work in 2008/09 and evaluation of the entire project:

Students, teachers, heads, parents, local partners.

Questionnaires, interviews and statistics

Co-ordination: Stuttgart

partnership teachers

 

 

Project calendar 06/07:

Approximate date

 

Activity

Location

  (in the case of mobility : from / to)

4/10/2006

All the participating students of the project groups register on the project website.

 

9/10/2006

Formation of bi-national student pairs

 

By 23/10/2006

Students introduce themselves to their European partners per email.

 

By 16/11/2006

Students submit their proposals of a project logo for the logo-contest.

Work in the project groups.

 

By 16/11/2006

Creative work on the presentation of several typical national qualities and objects (role play, cartoon, poster,…) in the project groups

 

16/11/06 – 20/11/06

Project meeting (teachers and students) in Stuttgart

Stuttgart

By 2/2/2007

What do immigrants think of the national / regional culture of the country they live in? What do they consider typically Scottish, Danish, German,…?

à interviews, surveys

Work and discussion in the project groups, between the bi-national pairs and on the project website

 

By 2/3/2007

How do the older generations feel about the national culture? Importance for them? What is their view of the development?

à interviews

Publication and discussion in the project groups, between the bi-national pairs and on the project website

 

By 16/3/2006

Is there a globalization of language? What is the impact of English on everyday language?

à research in the local environment

à interviews

Work and discussion in the project groups, publication of results on the project website, discussion between bi-national pairs

 

16/11/06 – 23/3/07

Collection of tasks for the bilingual carousel (“learning circle”) on “European Cultures” .

Work in the project groups.

Exchange of information and new ideas on the project website

 

23/3/2007 – 28/3/2007

Project meeting (teachers and students) in Budapest: presentation and work on the carousel; evaluation of previous project work;

planning of next steps

  Budapest

By 11/6/2007

Production of a national / regional festival calendar

à work in project groups

Publication on the project website

 

School Year  2006/07

Students document traditional school events: photos, video, collection of objects (preparatory work for the next project year).

Work in project groups

Publication on the project website

 

By 11/6/2007

Evaluation of previous project work (teachers, students, heads, school community): questionnaires.