Dissemination and Continuation Activities
Today the pupils and the teachers of the 2nd Gymnasium of Xanthi, Greece, presented the third and the fourth meetin of the program. They also, read the presentations they had read in Coimbra and Bucharest.
Safer Internet an important topic not just for one day! As the Safer Internet Day fell on a holiday in Austria (that week is usually the break between semesters), the Austrian schools had a Safer Internet Month instead of a day! A number of activities took place at Bundeshandelsakademie and most of these activities have been recorded in their Moodle site. The activities focused on private settings, fake news, and phishing attacks. In addition, the school invited an expert to lecture pupils about risks associated with the use of the Internet and also guided them on how to adapt their private settings. In addition, she demonstrated what fake news are taught them how to identify fake news and be aware of social bots. She gave 4 two-hour lectures.
Safer Internet Day 2017 was celebrated at the Special Secondary School no. 2 on February 24th, by organizing a municipal workshop: "Internet Safety". Participants of the event were representatives from all special schools of Bucharest. In the first part, we presented best practices from the strategic partnership project Erasmus+ "European Responsible Digital Citizens - REDiC". We shared our experience during motilities’ especially from mobility that our school was host and students of our school participated in the project activities with students and teachers from the partner countries in the project. The them of the meeting was "Internet and computer games addiction". The second part was an interactive session on bullying/cyber bullying. Special guest, Mrs. Georgiana Roşculeţ – coordinator of educational project "Net Hour", helped us to design a profile of the victim, the aggressor and the witnesses involved in the phenomenon of bullying, both online and offline, and she provided us some statistic data on the phenomenon of bullying in Romania. We discussed what to do if such an event happen and especially where to find help. In the workshop, we accepted an invitation to join the national contest "No hate, with tolerance!" contest organized by Save the Children Romania with the National Education Ministry support. This was the message sent by our school students - TOLERANCE! Raluca Mihalache and Irina Simitopol from Trinitas TV, helped us to send the message to many, many people.
Teachers and pupils of the 2nd Gymnasium of Xanthi, Greece, handed over to pupils of both the 2nd Gymnasium and 3rd Gymnasium of Xanthi a leaflet about ways to avoid Internet addiction.
Today, pupils and teachers of the 2nd Gymnasium of Xanthi, Greece, talked about cyber-bullying and its prevention to pupils and teachers of the 2nd Vocational School of Xanthi, Greece.
Teachers from all participating schools wrote and published a paper describing how we handled Internet addiction during the project. The paper is entitled On Erasmus+ as a Tool to Detect and Solve Internet Addiction Below is a preview of the text.
Good Practices Guide by the REDiC Team.
On this date the Romanian Partner participated in a national contest called "Made for Europe". It is a contest for schools that were involved in European projects. The Romanian partner participated with 2 project products:
- 10 Tips Laptop: a little blue "bag" with tips for avoiding internet addiction.
- Me in virtual world: a collection of pupils essays.
The school won the 3rd prize for the bag, and the 2nd prize for the brochure.