The fourth Transnational Meeting ELICIT-PLUS
held in Cagliari, Sardinia, from 10 to 13 February 2016
Gathered in Cagliari for Transnational Meeting TM4, we are now halfway our ELICITPLUS Project. After a brief introduction by the management of Liceo Ginnasio Statale, SIOTTO PINTOR, a lecture follows by the Head of the English Language Department of the University of Cagliari. He explains that in Sardinia still much work has to be done, as Sardinian students have relatively low scores in language and mathematics.
Then we are welcomed by our chairman Marie-france Mailhos. She reports proudly that the catalogue of the training courses has been completed. Next priority now is filling the toolkit and operationalisation of the C2 and C3 courses. But first the details of the progress of the project have to be reported in the Progress Report before the end of February 2016. We must give account to the French National Agency of our collective and structural efforts ranging from management to transnational meetings and from intellectual outputs to dissemination activities.
We have two working days in Cagliari. As reported above the first day is devoted to checking how far each partner has accomplished its tasks and work packages within the project. Saturday morning the focus is at research, evaluation and publication activities on one hand and producing content to fill the toolkit on the other. Eight groups go at work:
1. Knowledge of the EU with emphasis on human rights
2. European history: people on the move
3. European Borders: identifying, need for and defining borders
4. Social media: Twitter, Facebook and other dissemination tools
5. Entrepreneurial skills: game play and problem based learning
6. Modern technologies
7. European culture and European Heritage
8. Language and media.
Saturday afternoon the preliminary results of the working groups are presented. Further elaboration of the outcomes will be done by the participants when they are back home. The day ends with a Flasmob by Eszter Salamon and Irina Golubeva to support protests in Budapest against (further) centralisation of the school curriculum in Hungary.
It is decided that the next Transnational Meeting, TM5, will be in Sofia in September 2016.