The second day of the third Project Meeting was dedicated to understanding more about Lithuania, its culture, traditions and history. The host team showed its visitors interesting and colorful presentations, which revealed various aspects of the Lithuanian society.
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Click here to see the video on the History of Lithuania.
Click here to see the video on the Geography of Lithuania.
Click here to see the official presentation of Siauliai, Lithuania.
The presentations were analysed and the discussion moved forward to the image that the Romanian, Portuguese and Turkish people have about Lithuania.
Each team presented the specific activities done at a school level in order to overcome the stereotypes identified during the first stage of our project.
The intellectual output was also brought into discussion during the afternoon work session. The discussion focused around the problems that the partners encountered while performing the research work or when analysing the results of the questionnaires.
The second day ended with a short, but pleasant tour around the parks of Siauliai.
The third Project Meeting took place in the picturesques city of Siauliai (Lithuania) between September 14th 2015 and September 18th 2015.
The project teams from Romania, Portugal and Turkey arrived in the city of Siauliai, in the late-afternoon of the previous day (September 13th, 2015).
The morning of the 14th of September 2015 was a very pleasant one for the visitors, who were welcomed in a kind manner by the students, teachers and teaching staff of the Lithuanian Sports School.
At 10 o’clock sharp, the project teams arrived at the Siauliai Sports Secondary School. The School Mascot was waiting for the guests at the entrance together with two beautiful students, wearing the traditional Lithuanian attire. The girls welcomed the visitors with black bread and salt – a symbol of the Lithuanian hospitality.
The host project team accompanied the other teams while visiting the school and its premises. The teachers and the teaching staff from Romania, Turkey and Portugal had the opportunity to see modern equipped classrooms, school corridors filled with pictures and students’ works and variuos facilities designed to help students feel better while studying at Siauliai Sports Secondary School (e.g. Sports Hall and cafeteria).
The school principal greeted the visiting partners and wished everybody a fruitful work session and a pleasant stay in Lithuania.
All project teams went to the classroom which the guests had previously arranged for the project meeting. It was a pleasant and furitful work session during which were discussed the following aspects: activities to be unfolded during the stay in Lithuanian and a short analysis of the daily schedule proposed by the hosting team.
The Programme of the meeting can be downloaded if you click on Programme-of-the-Maeeting-Siauliai .