Comenius Project LLP

I know what VIOLENCE means and I have a SOLUTION 2011-2013

Teachers and parents evaluation

Comenius Project

“I know what VIOLENCE means and I have a SOLUTION”

 

Evaluation For teachers

2nd year -2012/2013

1.How did the project change your work, students? Some students sentences:

“Thanking you I’m openining myself to the World”

“I’m starting to feel myself more European”

“I do not behave more like a bully and I walk with my head up”

“We have learned to say no to violence and became friends with the children of the partner schools”

“Now we know that to be different is really beautiful”

“We learnt a lot of things from the other schools about their traditions,culture,religion,language,school activities,songs…”

“We learnt to work in group”

“We had the possibility to visit the other schools in Europe”

“Doing Comenius activities we had a lot of fun”

“Like a magnet,I felt growing inside me the feeling of friendship and feel closer the other Countries”

“We are not only Italian, we are Europeans!”

“I have learned that is better to think about the consequences before acting, that the union is strength against violence and now I’m able to find solutions to bullying”

“With the other partner schools we are an extended and united family “

“The project has enriched me and I wish all the schools in Europe have this experience”

2.Did the project change anything considering ‘school rules”?(students behaviors)

The project developed positive behaviors in most of students:

  • groups are able to work together to create a product or performance that meets certain criteria

  • groups take part in collaborative research using an inductive or deductive process and are able to do a work plan to realize products
  • students have developed a Culture of Listening and Providing Good Directions
  • students overcomed violent behaviours working and building ornamnents /videos in groups

  • children started to take responsibility for sorting out their own problems.

  • through discussion, modelling and role play they had the strategies to cooperate independently.

  • cooperative learning activities helped to promote a change in our classrooms culture.

There’s a more positive climat in the envolved classrooms,children have also acquired more awareness and respect of rules

3.How the project has improved positive communication strategies overcoming violent behaviors?

Students has improved positive communication strategies overcoming violent behaviours by:

 

- discovering him/herself and others\

- becoming aware of feelings

- observing , accepting and naming their emotions

- reflecting on their opinions and foreseeing the effects of their behaviour.

- strengthening self -esteem, motivation and sense of belonging to the school

- transforming conflicts into opportunities for growth and having a positive feedback

- having more knowledge about the natural richness and diversity of partners culture

- learning to be more tolerant to other cultures by working together

- improving their proficiency in English and TIC for communicating with their friends in Europe

- acquiring an intercultural perspective to be transferred into everyday life in schools, at home, in the community

- opening their horizon working together and sharing products and material

-seeng that children have the same feelings, difficulties and joy to have new friends

-increasing their competence in school subjects, in their behavior and manual skills through shared design and production of ornaments, being aware of their own skills

-feeling responsible for the preparation of exhibitions and the creation of animated movies

4.Write down examples of “good practice”that you’ve learnt from your partner schools.

  • Creativity in teaching and learning

  • Total Physicall response activities

  • English lessons

  • Art workshops

  • Video movies

  • Evaluation criteria and instruments

  • To schedule tasks in a more streamlined and efficient way

  • Easy and fast ways to communicate by Internet

  • Students of the partner schools ,have more freedom of movement and responsibilities, inside and outside the school

5.How the project has implemented the European dimension in our students,parents, teachers and community?

The project helped students and families in our schools to build an European culture, identity, citizenship, by :

 

  • cooperation and sharing
  • students and teachers mobility and exchanges
  • development of language teaching
  • distance learning through multimedia systems
  • the promotion of innovation in teaching
  • exchange of information and using experience of the European Schools.
  • collect all the activities in our web site.

The activities have significantly improved:

  • the understanding for the multi-cultural nature of Europe
  • positive interdependence and interrelationships between people, cultures and environments
  • to be respectfully and tolerantly
  • knowledge, understanding, attitudes and skills in developing foreign language skills
  • improving self -confidence, self-esteem and peaceful attitudes
  • enhancing the cooperation among teachers from different countries

 Evaluation for parents

What are the benefits of involvement in this international project? Please, choose at least one answer.

  • Getting to know other countries and their culture 100%
  • Extending and enhancing classroom education 92%
  • Foreign language learning 100%
  • Improving English in real communication 100%
  • Promoting our school 80%
  • Creating important foundations for international understanding,  cooperation, harmony and friendship 100%
  • Promoting equality and destroying stereotypes 100%

Mid -term evaluation for coordinating teachers and Comenius staff

BULGARIA

Performance Indicator 4 3 2 1
Quality of the trans-national partnership
Strong commitment to the project by each partner

100%

Agreement amongst partners

75%

25 %

Effective and on-going communication amongst partners

88%

12%

Trust amongst partners

100 %

Development of positive attitudes

100 %

Project management/ 
Quality of project management arrangements

100%

Effectiveness of the process of monitoring and evaluation

100%

Quality of the dissemination process

100 %

Implementation of the workplan

100 %

Project and its content/activities
Structure of the project

100 %

Quality of project materials/products

100 %

Integration of the project activities into and across the curriculum or work area

100 %

Quality of the promotion of the European Dimension

100 %

Innovation and variety of approach

100%

Support for project partners and participants
Support within each partner organisation

75 %

25%

Peer support

100 %

Resources
Provision of project resources

100 %

Effective use of resources

100%

 

POLAND

 

Performance Indicator 4 3 2 1
Quality of the trans-national partnership
Strong commitment to the project by each partner 75% 25%
Agreement amongst partners 75% 25%
Effective and on-going communication amongst partners 75% 25%
Trust amongst partners 100%
Development of positive attitudes 100%
Project management/Gestione del progetto

 

Quality of project management arrangements 75% 25%
Effectiveness of the process of monitoring and evaluation 50% 50%
Quality of the dissemination process 75% 25%
Implementation of the workplan 75% 25%
Project and its content/activities
Structure of the project 100%
Quality of project materials/products 75% 25%
Integration of the project activities into and across the curriculum or work area 100%
Quality of the promotion of the European Dimension 75% 25%
Innovation and variety of approach 

 

100%
Support for project partners and participants/sostegno per le scuole partner ed i partecipanti
Support within each partner organisation 100%
Peer support 50% 50%
Resources
Provision of project resources 75% 25%
Effective use of resources 75% 25%

 

GERMANY

 

Performance Indicator 4 3 2 1
Quality of the trans-national partnership
Strong commitment to the project by each partner

100 %

Agreement amongst partners

75 %

25%

Effective and on-going communication amongst partners

100%

Trust amongst partners

100 %

Development of positive attitudes

100 %

Project management/ 
Quality of project management arrangements

50 %

50%

Effectiveness of the process of monitoring and evaluation

50 %

50 %

Quality of the dissemination process

100 %

Implementation of the workplan

100 %

Project and its content/activities
Structure of the project

100 %

Quality of project materials/products

100 %

Integration of the project activities into and across the curriculum or work area

100 %

Quality of the promotion of the European Dimension

100 %

Innovation and variety of approach

?

Support for project partners and participants
Support within each partner organisation

75 %

25%

Peer support

100 %

Resources
Provision of project resources

100 %

Effective use of resources

75%

25%

TURKEY

 

Performance Indicator 4 3 2 1
Quality of the trans-national partnership
Strong commitment to the project by each partner %100
Agreement amongst partners %100
Effective and on-going communication amongst partners %75 %25
Trust amongst partners %100
Development of positive attitudes %100
Project management/ 
Quality of project management arrangements % 87.5 % 12.5
Effectiveness of the process of monitoring and evaluation % 87.5 % 12.5
Quality of the dissemination process %100
Implementation of the workplan %100
Project and its content/activities
Structure of the project %100
Quality of project materials/products %75 %25
Integration of the project activities into and across the curriculum or work area %100
Quality of the promotion of the European Dimension %100
Innovation and variety of approach 

 

Support for project partners and participants/sostegno per le scuole partner ed i partecipanti
Support within each partner organisation %75
Peer support %100
Resources
Provision of project resources %62.5 % 25 %12.5
Effective use of resources %100

ITALY

Performance Indicator 4 3 2 1
Quality of the trans-national partnership
Strong commitment to the project by each partner

100 ,00%

Agreement amongst partners

90,00%

10,00%

Effective and on-going communication amongst partners

70,00%

30,00%

Trust amongst partners

100 %

Development of positive attitudes

100 %

Project management/ 
Quality of project management arrangements

100,00%

Effectiveness of the process of monitoring and evaluation

75,0 0%

25,00%

Quality of the dissemination process

100,00 %

Implementation of the workplan

100,00,00 %

Project and its content/activities
Structure of the project

100,00 %

Quality of project materials/products

100,00,00 %

Integration of the project activities into and across the curriculum or work area

100 ,00%

Quality of the promotion of the European Dimension

100 ,00%

Innovation and variety of approach

100,00%

Support for project partners and participants
Support within each partner organisation

75,00%

25,00%

Peer support

100 ,00%

Resources
Provision of project resources

45,00%

55,00%

Effective use of resources

60,00%

40,00%

 

 

 

 

Benefits according to the parents

   

What are the benefits of involvement in this international project?

Poland
  • Getting to know other countries and their culture 53%
  • Extending and enhancing classroom education 7%
  • Foreign language learning 25%
  • Improving English in real communication
  • Promoting our school 15%
  • Creating important foundations for international understanding,  cooperation, harmony and friendship

    Promoting equality and destroying stereotypes

Bulgaria
  • Getting to know other countries and their culture : 100%
  • Extending and enhancing classroom education : 65%
  • Foreign language learning : 100%
  • Improving English in real communication: 100 %
  • Promoting our school: 100%
  • Creating important foundations for international understanding,  cooperation, harmony and friendship: 75%
  • Promoting equality and destroying stereotypes : 100%
Italy
  • Getting to know other countries and their culture 26%
  • Extending and enhancing classroom education 1%
  • Foreign language learning 14%
  • Improving English in real communication 16%
  • Promoting our school
  • Creating important foundations for international understanding,  cooperation, harmony and friendship 33%
  • Promoting equality and destroying stereotypes 10%
Turkey
  • Getting to know other countries and their culture : % 100
  • Extending and enhancing classroom education : % 42
  • Foreign language learning : % 100
  • Improving English in real communication % 100
  • Promoting our school: % 100
  • Creating important foundations for international understanding,  cooperation, harmony and friendship % 86
  • Promoting equality and destroying stereotypes % 100

Questionnaire for parents

POLAND

 

4 3 2 1
Are you satisfied with the participation of your son / daughter to the Project?

 

100%      
The participation in the project has helped to improve the knowledge of English of his son /her daughter?

 

100%      
The participation in the project has contributed to
know your son / daughter ,the culture of the partner countries and
to break down any prejudices?

 

100%      
Do you like the idea of international cooperation at our school? 100%      
Would you like to see his / her son / daughter to take back
part in a project like this?

 

100%      

BULGARIA

 

Are you satisfied with the participation of your son / daughter to the Project?

 

100%      
The participation in the project has helped to improve the knowledge of English of his son /her daughter?

 

82% 18%    
The participation in the project has contributed to
know your son / daughter ,the culture of the partner countries and
to break down any prejudices?

 

% 100      
Do you like the idea of international cooperation at our school? % 100      
Would you like to see his / her son / daughter to take back
part in a project like this?

 

% 100      

TURKEY

 

Are you satisfied with the participation of your son / daughter to the Project?

 

% 100      
The participation in the project has helped to improve the knowledge of English of his son /her daughter?

 

% 72 %28    
The participation in the project has contributed to
know your son / daughter ,the culture of the partner countries and
to break down any prejudices?

 

% 100      
Do you like the idea of international cooperation at our school? % 100      
Would you like to see his / her son / daughter to take back
part in a project like this?

 

% 100      

Italy

 

4 3 2 1
Are you satisfied with the participation of your son / daughter to the Project?

 

52,00% 48,00%    
The participation in the project has helped to improve the knowledge of English of his son /her daughter?

 

77,00% 23,00%    
The participation in the project has contributed to
know your son / daughter ,the culture of the partner countries and
to break down any prejudices?

 

73,00% 27,00%    
Do you like the idea of international cooperation at our school? 95,00% 5,00%    
Would you like to see his / her son / daughter to take back
part in a project like this?

 

48,00% 48,00% 4,00%  

 

Our students opinions

 

WHAT NEW IDEAS OR INFORMATION HAVE YOU LEARNED FROM THIS PROJECT?

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO CHANGE IF YOU DID THIS PROJECT AGAIN?
Turkey We met other countries’ people and we’ve learned a lot of things about their culture. The project is sufficient and enough. There is nothing to change about it.
Germany

We have learned a lot of different things about the other countries and their culture!

We all would like to visit these countries. Together with the whole class!
Bulgaria
  • Information about the partners’ countries and theit culture
  • Comunication with children from other European schools
  • We understood more about what violence means
  • We have learned different ways how to fight with the violence at school
  • With this project our school is a better and more interesting place
We’d like to visit these all project countries and their schools
Poland Tollerance

Who to turn to when having problems

Children in other countries have simmilar problems and interests as we do.

More competitions and games

More funny videos

More workshops

Italy To look for solutions to the violence

To apply different strategies to overcome conflicts

To work in cooperative groups

To know other Countries and their culture

 

Realize more workshops

Take part in mobility

Set up a play about solutions to violence

Talk more with friends of the partner schools through videoconferencing or other

Have more opportunities to make friends with students of partner schools

 

 

 

Mid -term students evaluation

 

COMENIUS PROJECT – “I know what violence means and I have a solution”

Mid-term Activities Evaluation

STUDENTS

  TURKEY

 

Activities very

interesting /

funny

interesting /

funny

ok / nothing

special

really boring

/ tiring

Logo competition % 57 % 43    
Charter for a democratic school % 72 % 14 % 14  
Art workshops % 100      
Videos % 57 % 29 % 14  
Brochure about violence % 72 % 28    
Traditional folk songs % 72 % 28    
Puppet theatre % 72 % 14 % 14  
Drama % 72 % 14 % 14  
Meeting in Bulgaria % 86 % 14    
Comenius exibitions % 100      

 POLAND

Activity Very interesting Intersting Ok. Really boring
logo 46% 31% 23%  
charter   27% 73%  
Art workshops 72% 28%    
Videos 33% 45% 22%  
Brochures 55% 27% 18%  
Folk songs 28% 54% 18%  
Puppet theatre 50% 34% 16%  
Drama 43% 43% 14%  
Meeting in Bulgaria 100%      
Comenius exhibitions 34% 45% 21%  

 GERMANY

 

Activities very

interesting /

funny

interesting /

funny

ok / nothing

special

really boring

/ tiring

Logo competition 89 % 11 %    
Charter for a democratic school 30 % 40 % 30 %  
Art workshops 100 %      
Videos 92 % 8 %    
Brochure about violence  
Traditional folk songs 58 % 32 % 10 %  
Puppet theatre 78 % 12 % 10 %  
Drama 100 %      
Meeting in Bulgaria  
Comenius exibitions 15 % 60 % 25 %  

 BULGARIA

 

Activities very

interesting /

funny

interesting /

funny

ok / nothing

special

really boring

/ tiring

Logo competition 100 %      
Charter for a democratic school 68% 32 %    
Art workshops 100 %      
Videos 100 %      
Brochure about violence 79% 21%    
Traditional folk songs 91% 9 %    
Puppet theatre 100 %      
Drama 100 %      
Meeting in Bulgaria 100%      
Comenius exibitions 85%      

 ITALY

 

Activities very

interesting /

funny

interesting /

funny

ok / nothing

special

really boring

/ tiring

Logo competition 50,00% 42,00% 8,00%  
Charter for a democratic school 54,00% 41,00% 5,00%  
Art workshops 84,00% 16,00%    
Videos 67,00% 29,00% 4,00%  
Brochure about violence 74,00% 26,00%    
Traditional folk songs 71,00% 29,00%    
Puppet theatre 92,00% 4,00% 4,00%  
Drama 50,00% 42,00% 8,00%  
Meeting in Bulgaria 95,00% 5,00%    
Comenius exibitions 85% 15,00%