Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Presentation of the final mascot designs.

Hi! We've already got the final designs chosen in each country to represent our project. Amazing designs which are going to make the selection of the winner mascot a very tough one.
You can have a look at them in this wonderful presentation made by our Greek colleague Sevil:

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Choosing the project's mascot.

we introduce you to "Cóxegas" (Tickles), the mascot that we have chosen here, in Spain, to represent the project On the move. The name of this funny, dynamic, in-line skating octopus was chosen in order to remind us how important it is to smile and laugh. And according to Iris, the student who designed it, this mascot is an animal which is all the time moving around, on the move, which coincides with the core of this project: to move around the different countries, where we will get in touch with different realities and cultures which we are looking forward to meeting and sharing. On top of that, octopus "á feira" is a very traditional dish here, in Arzúa.
We wish you a good journey, Cóxegas.
 And you can also see now some of the other finalist mascots at our school:

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Contest for the design of the project's mascot.

Hello! This is the information we have for you about a design contest, the design of the Mascot for our Project “On the move”. The contest rules are the following ones:
1.    The goal is to design a Mascot which will be used to represent our project “On the move ... in the mood”. Schools from Croatia, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland, besides our own school are taking part.
2.    The winning mascot at our school will participate in an international contest, competing with the selected mascots from the schools in the other countries.
3.    The chosen mascot in the international contest will be used as the symbol of this Erasmus+ project, so that the designer of this mascot gives his/her permission to use it for this purpose in written or audiovisual media, or even to make 3D reproductions of the design.
4.    To participate in this contest, you have to be a student at IES de Arzúa. It needs to be an original design of the author.
5.    The topic of the design must be focused on the practice of sport and on the promotion of healthy habits.
6.    The mascot must be wearing in-line skates.
7.    The proposals may be made in digital or paper format.
8.    The deadline to hand it in will be Wednesday 25 October.
9.    The presentation of the design can be made at the deputy headmistress’s office, or sending an email to the email, before the deadline.
10.  The jury will be made up of teachers and students from the IES de Arzúa high school.
11.  The prize for the winner will be 70€ to be spent on stationers or sports items or on digital gadgets.


Introduction to a new project, "On the move ... in the mood".

We introduce you to the Erasmus+ Project KA219 “On the move”!

During this school year and the next one, our school is going to participate in an educative project together with other schools from Croatia, Germany, Greece, Italy and Poland. The aim of this initiative is to know the students and culture from other countries so as to promote healthy lifestyles. Some of our students from 4º ESO accompanied by some teachers will take part in the exchange with students from those countries to know their hometown. They will spend five days in each country sharing experiences with the teachers and students from the other countries, and participating in the different programmed activities for that country. The activities will be based on the topic of sports, food, dancing …

This school year we are visiting the following countries and schools: the Mittelschule Gochsheim high school in Germany, from 10 to 16 December. From 4 to 10 February, we are travelling to the Zespol Szkol high school in Poland, and in May, from 7 to 12, we are travelling to the I.I.S. O. M. Corbino high school, in Partinico, Italy. During the next school year 2018-2019, we are travelling to the Gimnazija Gospic high school in Gospic, Croatia, from 23 to 29 September, 2018. From 17 to 23 March 2019, we will be travelling to the Gymnasio Soufliou high school in Soufli, Greece, and finally, from 5 to 11 May 2019, all the students and teachers from the other schools will be coming here, to Arzúa, to do different activities together.

The coordinator of this project in our school is Tino, an English teacher, and other teachers collaborating to develop this project are Chus, a technology teacher; Sabela and Maca, Spanish language teachers, and Miguel, a maths teacher.

This week, from 24 to 26 September, we welcomed the teachers from the different countries here, in Santiago and Arzúa, in order to organize the coordination of the project and to program the activities for the first meetings in Germany and Poland. We met at the Galician Centre of Contemporary Art, in Santiago, and at our high school, where they could meet the students who have shown their interest in participating in this project, and the students had the chance to show their ability to communicate in English with them. There was also enough time for us to show them around Santiago and Arzúa, and we would like to thank the students of vocational training in sociocultural entertainment and tourism of the Rosalía de Castro high school for their fantastic route around Santiago.

Below, you can see some images of this first meeting in the project, which promises to be very interesting!