- Germany mobility activities
|The goals of the mobility were: Organization of 5-day placements for participants realized between the partner countries, the collection of good practice with regard to adults language learning and training, professional visits to adults language course. The 20 of March the arrival of the participants, a meeting ceremony was done as it was the first meeting of the project. The 21st of March the official opening of the project meeting; The German team presented brief mobility Agenda. the representative of each partner present their organizations and a summary of the activities carried out within their organizations; Each participant introduced her/himself One representative person from each partner made Presentation of good practice examples with regard to adult’s language learning in Germany, Italy, Romania, Turkey and Poland. Afternoon visit the city centre of Magdeburg The 22nd of March; All 15 participants took part in the training lessons using theatre pedagogy at SBH SO Magdeburg. Learning and self-development using drama, Wakeup and Icebreaking activities had been presented by the organisation’s language and pedagogy teacher. All the participants actively participated in the lesson. In the afternoon, all the participants had visited Quedlinburg, a town situated north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. In 1994, the castle, church and old town were added to the UNESCO World Heritage. The 23rd of March By German and Romanian team which of them are responsible from the e-learning platform, they had presented the e-learning platform, how to use and teach how to add materials to the platform. All participants had shown great interest to it and eagerly wanted to learn the process. With the organization of Liviana, German team’s coordinator, all the participant had the placement at the Berlitz Language Centre Magdeburg. All learners participated to a demo English learning lesson. It was an active and interesting participation for the project team conducted by a native English speaker teacher. there was a debate on the “What are the characteristics of the adults learning English “. With the help of Neslihan Sancak who is the main coordinator and EFL teacher of the project itself, all the partners decided to construct a common ESL(English as a second language) curriculum. To be able to have this, it is decided that “a questionnaire would be structured by both Patrycja and Neslihan, they would send to all partners. ( After we turned back to our countries, all the partners had delivered this questionnaire and collected answers via the internet. Neslihan and Patrycja evaluated the answers and designed a curriculum. The e-learning platform and the handbook designed according to this curriculum.)” And after the meeting, we had the placement at the language lessons for migrants at SBH SO Magdeburg. The participants observed the lesson, actively participated and met all the learners and practised their English, also. The fifth-day evaluation of the participants and we had first language posters exhibition which of them prepared by the participants- 3 posters per country. We had planned the next activities and each delegate received the certificate of attendance for the mobility. Finally, departure of participants|
- Italia mobility activities
|The main goals of the mobility were: attending a model language course on Teaching English Through Drama, presentation of the collection of examples of good practice in language learning, workshops:The art of Language Learning: Re-discovering English,The first exhibition of language learning posters. (3 per country)10th June,Each participant had a chance to introduce him/her self to the group. Jumpin started with the official welcome speech and a presentation about Salento so as the culture and the traditions of the region. the participants shared their good practice examples in their country while learning English. After this an English Teacher from an Italian middle school,where she explained the way they teach the Italians English. We were invited to a classroom in order to meet with the students and interact with them in English, their teacher was there as well and we discussed why the English language is so important. IN the afternoon there was a drama workshop. Using drama to teach languages results in real communication involving ideas, emotions, feelings, adaptability; an opportunity to use language in operation which is absent in a conventional language class. 11th June, After the breakfast the participant went to Otranto,they were participating in two workshops. The first workshop was about the new innovative methods of teaching English throughout crosswords. The participants had the chance to see how a simple or complex crossword helps in the learning process. In the second workshop, the participants were “invited” to do small theatre sketches were they had to react simple, daily life situations where one person speaks just the country language and the second person just English. 12th June, participants were invited to follow a presentation about teaching English with the help of drama.
During the presentation, they learned about different techniques how they could improve the learning process with drama. 13th June,There was a start with the exhibition and explanation of learning teaching posters in the school, where each partner had a chance to explain the theme of their posters. Each partner had three language posters. Then, it was time for the discussion – feedback and filing documents. Each partner discussed on the topic and the way to improve the cooperation and the arrangements about the next meeting in Poland. The participants gave their
e-platform assignments to Liviana to upload them . 14th June, the last day began with the evaluation of the project and the presentation and a little brainstorming for the next part of the project in Poland. After the participants shared their feelings and opinions, the meeting was ended with the certification ceremony.
- Poland mobility activities
The goals of the mobility were: Discussing and comparing the differences of language teaching methods, materials and activities between the teachers and learners’ of the partners. Attending workshops about the use of games/ simulation in language teaching to foster the adult learners to speak between the partnership learners. To realise these goals we did: During the meeting in Poland, we had a very intensive program. The first day the participants from all organizations
engaged in the project met seniors- students of the University of The Third Age in the University of Wroclaw. It was a great opportunity to get familiar with the history of the city and active students, who prepared a few sentences about themselves and welcome dinner. They presented the university, their English learning curriculum in detail. 2nd day of the schooling was arranged in the Jerzy Grotowski theatre centre. We had theatre workshops in English, played icebreaker games by
Doctor Aleksander Kobylarek.T he participants had the chance to assist in team building games and to prepare a piece of a real theatre show for 3 minutes and then after we had a sightseeing of the Museum of Water. 3rd day was arranged by specialists from Wroclaw University in gamification and using of city games in education. All the day participants of the projects divided into two groups had to solve a specific problem with the little help of game masters and internet tools. 4th day, Last hours of the training were full of energetic activities: team management games with cooperation
with the students of Pedagogy (Adult Education Specialization at the University of Wroclaw), presentation of the Polish customs and traditions for Christmas time, integration dances, presentations of all teams from each country, demonstration lesson of English led by Polish lecturer Patrycja Karpińska. 5th day, all the participants attended the certification ceremony at the university hall. The partners presented their language posters and gathered the materials which of their theme
decided earlier for the e-learning platform-module 1 and 2 and delivered to the German team to make them upload to the platform when they were back in their country.
- Romania mobility activities
Main topics of the mobilities were: Workshops and sharing good practices on those topics• Educational resources for language learning – local/regional/national• local/regional/national projects for language learning • open educational resources for language learning. Between the 1st-5th of may 2018, within the framework of Erasmus + project – No Too Late To Speak – Project No. 2016-1-Tr01-K204-034655; (2016-2018), the forth mobility stage, organized by S.C. Rogepa SRL from Baia Mare has taken place in Romania. The schedule was developed in accordance with all the participants’ needs and delivered to the partners in the 4 countries. It has later been implemented without any problems on the course of 5 days, full of events according to the areas of interests of the project, therefore: The first-day organizational task; Introduction; the Romanian partner had a presentation of their organization SC ROGEPA SRL at their meeting hall. The
Romanian ESL teacher had an ice-breaking activity “Call your name” with the help of this activity all the participants learned each other’s names. we had fourth exhibition and explanation of learning teaching poster from each country which of their main theme was daily slang words or phrases in English The second day, Local and national projects for language learning – presentation from YMCA Romania, Baia Mare; the manager of the YMCA presented their organization, they are the biggest national and local project in Romania. They mentioned their English lesson and activities. Our participants had met some of the participants of YMCA and had a chance to practice their English with different members of the countries. Educational resources for language learning –we had visited an institution of adult education, Educons. The managers presented their organization, education and their students’ profiles. Our participants had a chance to observe a local language learning resources The third day, Educational resources for language learning – we visited the Local Agency of Unemployment and had a chance to observe their organization and met the staff and the unemployed people and our participants got the idea of how to get a job in Europe. Open educational resources for language learning – how to teach English unconventionally. To realise this goal of the meeting, The Romanian team presented what’s being used in English lessons in Romanian education systems. The fourth day, all the partners, as previously decided before realizing the meeting presented their materials, suggested ESL sites for the e-learning platform and all of the materials had delivered to German team via USB to make them upload to the platform.
English through games – creating a basic English touristic compendium, to realise this aim with Neslihan’s leadership, the participants learned how to use English while travelling and in the airport. The fifth day, local project for language learning – we had visited British Corner from the Local Library had a chance to attend a training ESL adult lesson and analysed their language materials. After that, in the meeting room of SC ROGEPA SRL, we had a certification ceremony, planned the last TPM. The topic of the project has been completed through an interesting cultural schedule with visits in both locations and museums, representative of the region.
- C1 Blended mobility of adult learnersPlace Magdeburg, GermanyPeriod: 20/26 March 2017
- C2 Blended mobility of adult learnersPlace: Poggiardo,Lecce, ItalyPeriod: 10/17 June 2017
- C3 Blended mobility of adult learnersPlace: Wroclaw, PolandPeriod:
- C4 Blended mobility of adult learnersPlace: Baia Mare, RomaniaPeriod: May 01-m6 2018