The 1st Transnational Project Meeting of the "Game Based Learning For Development Of Problem Solving Skills"

As part of the “Game Based Learning For Development Of Problem Solving Skills” project, Erasmus + Strategic Partnerships – on December 12-15, 2019, the first international meeting in the Project took place in Chojna ( TPM). The meeting was attended by delegates of all project partners. On behalf of the coordinator of the Secondary School Complex in Chojna and partner organizations from the Douzelage Association in Chojna, from the school SelcukluMahmut Sami RamazanogluAnadolu Imam HatipLisesi from Turkey, from the company SMART IDEA Igor Razbornik from Slovenia, from the educational administration of Konya Il MilliEgitimMudurlugu from Turkey, from the school of LiceulTehnologic De Transporturi Auto from Romania, from the scientific institution SdrujenieNauchno – ObrazovatelenTsenter STEAM from Bulgaria and from the school Epralima – Escola Proffisional to Alto Lima. C.I.P.R. from Portugal.

The meeting was aimed at determining the details of work on the project such as division of roles and scope of work, setting dates for subsequent meetings, training for teachers and student exchanges, developing competition rules for the project logo, setting end dates for completing work on Intellectual Outputs (IO), discussing dissemination plan of the project results in the form of the project website and eTwinning platform and discussion of financial issues related to the correct settlement of project expenditure.

The first day of the meeting began with the guests being welcomed by the school headmaster, Adriana Salamończyk, and with introducing the guests to the school. Everyone visited the didactic base with great interest and admiration: buildings, classrooms and school studios, renovated gym, multifunctional sports facility with an outdoor gym, European garden and recently opened shooting range. Then they took part in the observation of Maths, Geography, Physics and English lessons, which were conducted using various types of games.

This was followed by the inauguration of the meeting, combined with a solemn lunch at the Piastowska restaurant. The guests were welcomed by the project coordinator, Janusz Salamończyk, who was then followed by Wojciech Konarski, the governor of the Gryfino district invited to the ceremony. Then all partners presented their organizations and ways of functioning through short multimedia presentations.

After a short break, the participants went to the school building, where they began work on the main objectives of the meeting. The activities in the project were divided, the schedule of these activities and the dates of subsequent meetings were established. The second day began with the analysis of Intellectual Outputs, which should be generated in accordance with the project assumptions. Financial documents and dissemination plan were discussed. The last item on the program was handing participants certificates of participation in TPM by the project coordinator and saying goodbye to guests before leaving.

The work program was very tight, meetings started in the early morning hours and ended in the late afternoon. Everything to discuss each issue in the most accurate and maximum possible preparation for work. Despite the full schedule, guests managed to visit Chojna, learn about the beauty of its monuments and taste Polish delicacies in local restaurants. For most of them it was the first visit to our city and also to Poland.