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Educational Activities at the Primary Level 2017-2018
The John S. Latsis Public Foundation wishes
and so, for the fifth year running invites primary school teachers to submit proposals to be implemented in the 2017-2018 school year by kindergartens and primary schools throughout Greece.
The key aim of the programme is to strengthen the personality of the pupil, the growth and development of self, the promotion and reinforcement of self-esteem, self-confidence and self-perception through innovative actions (e.g. SMART targeting) and implementation of cooperative/collaborative teaching methods.
At the same time it provides the opportunity for the submission of proposals which will promote pupil entrepreneurship (e.g. school cooperatives), in this way cultivating pupils’ personal skills and critical thinking (the critical thinking approach), familiarizing them with concepts linked to the field of economics, linking school life with real life situations through experiential actions and activating school students’ creativity and ability to resolve everyday problems (the problem solving method).
Through this programme the opportunity is provided for schools to cultivate the cooperative culture, and its spirit, and for educators to apply modern teaching methods and innovative educational ideas and practices.
Basic prerequisites and information
Educators interested in participating in the “Learning Together 2017-2018 programme are to send to the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation by 14th June 2018 a brief description of previous activities (photographs, videos, brief lesson/activity summaries). The activities to be carried out are evaluated by pupils and teachers on the basis of questionnaires to be sent out by the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation by 14th June 2018.
Preparation for Submission of Proposal
Proposals are to be submitted – by electronic means only – up to Monday, 30th October 2017, at 2.00 p.m.
The submission form can be obtained from here.
Participants must include in their detailed proposal the following data and information:
detailed description and outline of objectives (with a brief “business plan” – on the basis of the model – for the proposals related to entrepreneurship)
record of previous corresponding initiatives
number and age of pupils to be involved
expected practical results of the activity
Contact us: [email protected]
The application form is available here.
The following attachments are appended to this announcement (in Greek):
Attachment 1: General information on innovation in education and useful hyperlinks
Attachment 2: Hyperlinks for methods on co-operative/collaborative teaching methods and information on pupil entrepreneurship
Attachment 3: Basic information on SWOT analysis with examples of criteria and sample analysis.
Attachment 4: Model SWOT analysis to be completed. It is to be submitted with the overall proposal.
Attachment 5: Model business plan. To be submitted together with the overall proposal only if this relates to entrepreneurship.
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