Approaching Social Issues by Films

This webpage has been made for the Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships Project "Approaching Social Issues by Films".

This project has been funded with the support from the European Commission.

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Programme: Erasmus+
Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Action: KA229 – School Exchange Partnerships
Project title: Approaching Social Issues by Films
Project number: 2018-1-DE03-KA229-047441_3
Project duration: 01.09.2018 – 31.08.2020
Approved funding: 25970,00 EUR
Participants: Friedrich-Ebert-Schule Giessen (Germany)
Szkola Podstawowa Nr 25 z Oddzialami Integracyjnymi, Zespol Szkol nr 19 (Poland)
I.I.S.S.Giovanni Caboto (Italy)
OZEL KARABAGLAR OGUZHAN OZKAYA FEN LISESI (Turkey)
ISMA vidusskola “Premjers” (Latvia)
Project coordinator: Friedrich-Ebert-Schule Giessen (Germany)
Project objectives:

- to build up communication and interpersonal skills
- to develop ICT skills and digital competence
- to expand creativity and critical thinking skills
- to encourage students to approach social issues actively
- to develop practical skills related to film-making
- to understand the importance of music and sound in film-making
- to boost interdisciplinary thinking linking different elements
- to raise awareness about cultural features, similarities and differences
- to improve English skills and get exposed to other EU languages

Project webpage https://socialissuesbyfilm.wixsite.com/erasmus

TRANSNATIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • November, 2018 – Teachers' training in Germany (2 teachers)
  • February, 2019 – LTTA 1 (Learning Teaching Training Activity) in Italy (6 students and 2 teachers)
  • May, 2019 – LTTA 2 in Poland (6 students and 2 teachers)
  • October, 2019 – LTTA 3 in Latvia
  • April, 2020 – LTTA 4 in Turkey (6 students and 2 teachers)
     

LOCAL ACTIVITIES

  • Regular meetings and workshops with the project group members.
  • Logo contest.
  • Creation of informative posters.
  • Creation of Erasmus+ corner.
  • Students' Film Club activities (creation of storylines, short films on assigned topics, short films on commonly chosen topics, a short film about an EU character).
  • Educational visits to Riga Film Studio, Riga Film Museum, etc.
  • Debates on social issues in Latvia.
  • Creation of worksheets and questionnaires.
  • Regular updating of information on project activities and examples of good practices on Facebook group page and partner school websites.
  • Collecting materials for the booklet “Tips on film-making”.

Information on project implementation

Phone: +371 29639373
E-mail: katerina.budo@inbox.lv
Project coordinator: Jekaterina Budo

More information about the project's activities on Facebook and School webpage.

Information on Erasmus+ program on www.viaa.gov.lv and ec.europa.eu.