Aachen, Germany

Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium is located in Aachen, Germany. Geographically, it is located on the borders to Belgium and the Netherlands in North Rhine-Westphalia.

GSG is a grammar school (secondary school) and a full-time day school. Our school has about 570 students from 71 different countries. Two classes are dedicated to the education of children from refugee families. About 80-90% of our students have a migration background. 

As a special feature in North Rhine-Westphalia, our school is linked to Hugo-Junkers-Realschule and Hauptschule Aretzstraße within a school association in the eastern part of Aachen. Different cultural and sports activities are coordinated together.

The aspect of civic education and the communication of values are an essential part of the school program. 71 nations live together in everyday school life, thus, it is particularly important to us to improve the students' social competences: We want to place Europe and European values into the centre of the students' interests and support the idea of a European citizenship.

Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium consists of about 50 teachers, two special education teachers, one school social worker and a school inclusion assistant.

Platon School
Katerini, Greece

"Platon" is a school with future prospects. It follows the developments in the field of education with great interest and creative thinking; it constantly sets new goals while maintaining an excellent position in the educational field. "Platon" schools (kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and centre for lifelong learning) is a modern educational institute with 650 students and 120 teachers. Through the use of the latest teaching materials, a diverse curriculum, an experienced and capable teaching staff and, most importantly, consistency in principles and respect for students and parents, our school has achieved a sophisticated education for our students over the last 10 years.Research and Innovation Department
Through the newly founded research and innovation department, "Platon" pursues the participation in international programmes for the design, anchoring and monitoring of innovative pedagogical methods and materials.

Szkoła Podstawowa im. Aleksandra Fredry w Surochowie

Jarosław, Poland

Aleksander Fredro Primary School in Surochow is situated in the south-east of Poland near the Ukrainian border. The school was founded in 1919 and is named after Aleksander Fredro, one of the greatest Polish writers. The school has got 95 students and 18 highly qualified and experienced teachers. We have students from 5 to 15 years old.Our curriculum includes the subjects Polish, History, IT, Geography, Biology, Art, Music, Chemistry, Maths, Physics, RE, PE, German and English taught at three levels:nursery, 1-3 classes, 4-8 classes. Our students participate in a lot of extra- curricular classes (dance, speaking English, arts and crafts, volleyball and other sports clubs). The school aim is to give the students an opportunity to gain

knowledge,support their interests and build up their self confidence. We want them to start thinking critically and we intend to develop cognitive capacities as well as emotional skills such as empathy, determination, self-discipline, perseverance, social and intercultural awareness.

Nimigea de Jos, comuna Nimigea, Romania

Our school is located in Nimigea de Jos, a village in the heart of Transylvania, a region full of tradition.The region is famous all over the world because of the legend of Count Dracula, whose castle is close to our village and for Rodna Mountains National Park. We consider that the region has interesting things to promote and we want to make people from other countries to discover these things, and also to encourage our youngsters and citizens to promote our values,authenticity and traditions of the place in the world. Our small public school is dating back to 1890,having two levels of education: primary and secondary school,comprising 510 students aged 6 to 15 years old. Although it is a small school, it has a high prestige. Nimigea de Jos school is at its beginning in the area of European Projects, but it is determined to learn and to get experience in this field. For the beginning, we intend to be a partner in Erasmus projects in the field of intercultural exchange, traditional dances, education, social inclusion, sport and teaching methods.We want to share our history, culture, music, dances, language, traditional foods by non-formal teaching methods as dances, arts, playing games, intercultural dialogue and also to introduce new cultures to our students.