Topic: Empower bullying victims in EU schools
Date: 19/05/2019 – 25/05/2019
Hosting school: Lycée D’ Alembert (France)
Sending schools: ENSINUS (Portugal) & IES Joaquin Turina (Spain)
The second cross student exchange was hosted by Lycée D’ Alembert in Paris and took place from 19th to 25th of May 2019.
Sunday, May 19th, 2019
The students, parents and teachers of the Lycée D'Alembert welcomed with great enthusiasm, at the Orly airport, 8 students of the IES Joaquin Turina of Seville accompanied by their director Simón Pérez González and Mr. Ramón Borreguero Ariza and the team of 8 students from ENSINUS - Estudos Técnicos and Profissionais SA ENSINUS - FTE of Lisbon accompanied by the head of the Department of Letters and Erasmus Projects Ms. Cristina Basilio as well as Ms. Ana Catarina Dos Santos.
The students were recovered and accompanied in the families. The teachers were accompanied to the hotel and in the evening we enjoyed a French meal in place of the Vosges.
Monday, May 20th
The students were welcomed by the teaching staff and we presented the program of the week which was rich and interesting. To make the link with the first exchange and inform the new participating students, we presented the productions of the students during the mobility in Spain. A workshop in English, which uses game pedagogy, was proposed by Ms. Gatouillat, French and history-geography teacher, on the theme of bullying. Mixed groups were formed to facilitate trade and ice breaking. The productions were presented orally for each group. Teams from Spain and Portugal presented their work on Empower bullying victims in EU schools.
For lunch, a "meal of the world" was organized by our school. Students and teachers were able to discover different French, Iranian, Tunisian and Romanian products. In the afternoon, our colleague, Ms.Erouart Dimitra, a teacher of applied art and a specialist in fashion design, organized a shoes customization workshop to present the D'Alembert high school courses. We ended the day with the exhibition Treasures of the Royal Tomb of Tutankhamun, open at Parc de la Villette from March 23 to September 22.
Tuesday, May 21
The students visited the estate of Versailles Castle and enjoyed the musical fountains. They were able to admire the gardens arranged by Le Notre, in the music of the greatest Baroque composers, from Lully to Charpentier or Rameau. They also discovered The Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon and the hamlet of the Queen. The trip was done by public transport.
Wednesday 22 May
Day planned for the discovery of Paris. During a history class, in the morning, Mrs. Gatouillat presented the intangible heritage, the songs about Paris. We went to visit the Louvre Museum, accompanied by Mrs. Erouart and Mrs. Gatouillat, and then lunch in the gardens of Tuilleries. A boat trip on the Seine has allowed us to see the most beautiful monuments of Paris, the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Royal Palace, the Orsay Museum under a soft sun in the afternoon.
Thursday, May 23
The day started with the conference + Workshoop: "Bullying ambasadors", in the presence of Mr. Philippe Gabillaud, legal expert in the data protection of the association Respect zone. The students were very impressed, especially to the intervention of a witness of harassment.
After a picnic in Parc de la Villette, the students took part in a football tournament, organized by Mr. Eric Malafosse, coordinator of sports disciplines.
Friday, May 24
In the morning we had the last presentation of the work done by the students of our school. The group visited the technical sectors of the D'Alembert high schools: social, shoemaking, prosthetics, fashion-shoes with details by Ms Brigot, English teacher specialized in technical English.
Erasmus students were invited to the City hall of the 19th sectors by Ms.Andrea Fuchs deputy mayor for anti-discrimination missions. We disseminated the actions carried out under this project. After a lunch in the high school canteen, an activity of assessment and restitution was organized, so that the pupils could gather and recall the moments of the week, according to the model of Georges Perec "I remember ...".
A large white flag has recorded visual testimonies this week. For two hours, each team gathered the most important moments of the week, photos, writings, travel diary, video.
From 5 to 6.30 pm, the public made up of teachers, student host families, staff and the Respect Zone Association participated in the presentation of the week's actions. Some students from the French group have made a commitment to the association respect zone to put in place actions against cyber-harassment. Around a jar, teachers, families and students said goodbye.