School 114 “Princess Margarita”,
Bucharest – Romania,
22nd – 26th
in Bucharest; students were taken to host families, while teachers
stayed at Ambasador Hotel.
dinner at a restaurant near the hotel.
- Arrival of the partner
schools – all guest teachers and students were welcomed and picked
up from the International Airport “Henri Coand
10.00 All guests were
welcomed to School 114 “Princess Margarita”, where they were told a
few things about our school and country and a short show was
11.00 The teachers and the
students watched presentations of the maps about the Ancient Period.
13.00 Everybody had lunch
14.00 The teachers had a
meeting where the presentation of the maps went on and several other
things about the project were discussed and decided upon.
14.00 At the same time all
students were involved in a series of interesting activities.
16.00 In the afternoon
teachers went sightseeing in Bucharest and had dinner in a
traditional restaurant in Bucharest’s old city centre.
16.00 Students spent time
with their host families.
SATURDAY 24TH MARCH
7.00 All teachers and
students set off on a trip in the mountains from Bucharest through
Bran to Braºov.
A visit to Bran Castle was included in the programme of the
excursion. Everybody had lunch in a restaurant (Vila Bran). A visit
to Braºov (a famous town which looks like a German medieval town)
ended the programme.
20.00 Teachers were taken
back to the hotel and the students were taken from school into the
SUNDAY 25TH MARCH
10.00 The teachers went
sightseeing in Bucharest and they were shown some very important
attractions (The Arch of Triumph, The Village Museum, The Romanian
Peasant Museum, The House of Parliament). They also visited
10.00 The students visited
“Grigore Antipa” Museum in Bucharest.
13.00 Teachers had lunch
together and then spent some free time.
Students had free time with
the host family.
- 19.00 All teachers had a
farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant in the old city centre
MONDAY 26TH MARCH
Departure of the partner schools – all
guest teachers and students were taken to the International Airport
In our opinion, it was an extremely fruitful and
successful visit that contributed very much to the development of the
project by means of real interaction between the European countries
involved in the project. Students and teachers alike were involved in
common activities and spent quality time together as European citizens
in a European country. It was a visit from which everybody had something
to learn, in the same time a visit that brought us together once again,
both physically and spiritually.
The Comenius programme
focuses on the first phase of education, from pre-school and primary to
secondary schools. It is relevant for all members of the education
community: pupils, teachers, local authorities, parents’ associations,
non-government organisations, teacher training institutes, universities
and all other educational staff.