SHARKS - sustainable heroes and restless knights in school

Programme :


Secteur :

Enseignement scolaire

Action clé :

Action clé 2

Partenaires :

Schengen-Lyzeum/ Luxembourg-Germany
Escola Secundária Jerónimo Emiliano Andrade/ Portugal
Szkola Podstawowa nr 1 w Leborku/ Poland
Colegio San José / Spain
SUGS Gimnazija Orce Nikolov/ North Macedonia
I.m.s. Vittoria Colonna Roma/ Italy

Durée :
du 01-09-2020 au 28-02-2023
Descriptif :

The SHARKS project united students and teachers from six European countries —Luxembourg, Poland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the Northern Republic of Macedonia. Each partner contributed unique strengths, experiences, and solutions to address Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Through engaging with various SDGs, pupils were informed about sustainability issues and empowered to take scientifically sound, morally balanced actions. The objectives included:

  • promoting sustainable practices exchange
  • disseminating project results
  • fostering internationalisation in schools.

Activités :

Several mobilities were realised in the following countries:

– Luxembourg
– North Macedonia
– Portugal – ;

– Poland – ;

– Italy –

Produits :

All project results have been carried out as they had been described in the project’s application
– a school’s presentation
– a project logo
– a shopping guide for sustainable shopping in the partner’s respective hometowns
– a presentation of a local and popular game or sport
– a presentation of endemic animals and plants in the region of the partner schools and participation in a self-developed Kahoot-quiz
– a plan for a model school that works as a prototype for future schools
– memes that aim to raise awareness and provide information on how to reduce the human carbon footprint.

Impacts :

– developed their capacity to build a more sustainable future regarding ecology, economy, society and politics
– improved their motivation, self-confidence, academic performance and class behaviour
– increased their social skills through transnational cultural teamwork requiring tolerance, cooperation, empathy for others and problem-solving skills
– enhanced their ICT skills as they used various ICT tools to produce outputs and plenty of collaborative tools to work with other pupils
– increased their language skills in real-life and multilingual contexts by staying in host families and working with other foreign pupils
– extended their knowledge of the partner countries’ cultural heritage and geographical diversity thus redefining identity towards being independent, responsible and tolerant European citizens and becoming prepared for future jobs.

Perspectives :

Due to the great interest and commitment of the pupils involved in the topic, a follow-up project is planned in 2024-2026 to consolidate what has been learned.

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