Meetings / Events

The second international meeting for Teaching and Learning (C3 and C4) was held in Slovakia 27 to 31 March 2017. The teachers participating from our school (2nd Lyceum of Kos, Greece) were Athina Minaidi and Mary Loumani and the students were Chrisanthi Syri and Giarimaga Ntouigkou.

After arriving to Slovakia on Monday 27th March 2017 we met with the other partners (students and teachers) and we followed the program of the meeting, as follows:

PROGRAM ŽILINA CONFERENCE 26th March-1th April 2017

Monday, 27th March 2017

Afternoon –arrival of the partners to Žilina, meeting with the hosting families in the Pension Central Park

20:00 Dinner for teachers (start of the official program), Pension Central Park

Students get together with host families


Tuesday, 28th March 2017

7:40 Pick up of the teachers in Pension Central Park

8:00 Welcome to Slovakia (Welcome from director of the school Alena Strýčková)/school

8:15 Introduction workshop (Jana Randa/Ekocentrum)/school

9:00 Gymnázium Hlinská 29, Žilina (introduction of the school and Slovak school system – Zuzana

Zajacová/teacher, Environmental activities and Green School project – students lead by Erik

Moravec, school activities – students lead by Rebecca Vaňoučková)/school

10:00 Snack break

10:15 Project meeting and school tour (teachers) Göran Dahlén/Coordinator + teachers, Icebreaking activities and visit of the lessons (students) Jana Randa/Ekocentrum/school

12:40 Lunch at school canteen (Teachers and Students)/ school

13:30 Climate change: a global and local problem, Lecture and workshop, Vittorio Marletto /ARPAE/ school

15:00 Visit of the Žilina self-governing region headquarters and welcome of the Director of the Department of Education and Sport Eva Rovňanová

16:00 City tour in Žilina for guests

17:40 Evening program for the students (Lasergames/Grid arena, Žilina)

19:00 Dinner for teachers (Korzo Restaurant, Marian Square, pays by delegates)


Wednesday, 29th March 2017

7:40 Pick up of the teachers in Pension Central Park

8:00 Presentation of the Water Topics (Students and teachers) / school

9:10 Vrátna Valley disaster, Lecture lead by Soňa Liová from Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute) and Marek Zadňan (Gymnázium Hlinská 29, Žilina) / school

10:00 Study visit in the National Park and Vrátna Valley, Lecture in the nature lead by Gabriela Kalašová and Tomáš Flajs from The National Park Malá Fatra (observing the influence of the weather changes in the nature) and Zuzana Zajacová (Gymnázium Hlinská 29, Žilina), by bus

13:00 Lunch at the traditional Slovak restaurant with the performance of traditional Slovak folklore dance

15:00 Sustainable energy from Water, Lecture from Slovak Students lead by Samuel Hruška and Richard Kraus / school

15:20 How is the water we use?, Laboratory work and workshop lead by Katarína Kitašová and students/ school

16:15 End of the day. Free evening for the students and teachers/no dinner organized


Thursday, 30th March 2017

7:40 Pick up of the teachers in Pension Central Park

8:15 Ethical dimension of ecological problems, University lecture and workshop, Gunnar Jonsson/LTU Luleå/ school

10:15 Snack break

10:30 Walk to the Stanica Záriečie - cultural node

11:30 You can contribute, Panel debate with guests lead by Jana Randa/Ekocentrum, place: Stanica Záriečie - cultural node

12:30 Eco lunch – try the vegetarian way of eating, place: Stanica Záriečie - cultural node

13:30 Water measurements, Study visit and workshop in External Measurement Station lead by Soňa Liová /Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute and Marek Zadňan (Gymnázium Hlinská 29, Žilina)

14:30 ESCR in action (cleaning of the river bank)

15:30 bus ride back to school

16:00 -17:30 Goodbye Žilina!, meeting with parents, partners, teachers and students, refreshments/ school

17:30 Evening program for students

20:00 Evening meeting for teachers/no common dinner arranged


Friday, 31th March 2017

7:40 Pick up of the teachers in Pension Central Park

8:00 Leaving Žilina for the visit of Gabčíkovo and Bratislava /by bus

11.30 Study visit in the biggest Slovak water plant Gabčíkovo/ guided tour through the water plant lead by István Földváry (Water plant Gabčíkovo) and Marek Zadňan (Gymnázium Hlinská 29, Žilina)

13:00 Lunch in Gabčíkovo

15:00 City tour in Bratislava (end of the official program)

16:30 Accommodation and free afternoon in Bratislava

Saturday, 1st April 2017, Sunday 2th April

Departure from Bratislava :(

During this meeting we received excellent impressions, as shown by the relevant video, both from its entire organization and from the warm hospitality provided by our Slovak partners (teachers and pupils).

Thank you Gymnázium, thank you Σλοβακία!


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