Communiqué of the Project Meeting Socrates, Action 1
"European Migration, Minorities and Prejudices"
Pabianice, Zespol Szkol Mechanicznych
23 - 28 October, 1999
Zespol Szkol Mechanicznych:
Joanna Klodas, Edyta Knop, Magdalena Marczuk, Andrzej Mielczarek, Piotr Widz
Hagen Aufderheide, Andrea de Groot, Annegret Deimel, Walter Nesenhöner, Dr. Heinrich Pingel-Rollmann
The conference participants agreed on the following agenda:
1. Project aims and goals
2. Internet structure
4. Project Management
1.Project aims and goals:
Teaching students how to use the means of new technolgy, e.g. internet
The school has got the obligation to provide all students the access to the information technolgies not depending on their economical background
Students shound get to know the culture, customs, history of other nations and ethnic groups
Teaching history by using modern technologies: Internet, virtual reality which could attract students
The need to present the history to young people
Presenting the reasons for migration from country to country
Minimizing prejudices and teaching tolerance among the youh
Minimizing prejudices in our own and in our project partners' societies
Dissemination of the project results outside school by using the internet /CD-ROM
Creating a peacefull European house
Getting to know the own history culture and so on
Students as well as teachers should be able to use the new Information and Communication
Virtual Meeting as preparation of real meetings "face to face".
Developing/Creating more tolerance by knowing about and understanding the culture and roots of other people
Reduction of ethnical, political and social tensions within and among
european societies and countries
2. Internet Structure:
Languages: National Language - later an English translation
Homepage: Common HP because we work together
Content: each school decide itself on the topics
1. Regional 2. Content
Katerini Spain Migration
Pabian ice Rochdale HF Minorities
Herford Athens Prejudices
The partners agreed on choosing the 2nd alternative by taking the content as basis for the structure:
- Migration - Emmigration:
- Common Projects
There will be the three topics mentioned above. Each partner is working
independently and chooses its own topics. Partners could work together
on common projects, eg. migration from Greece to Germany.
- Common Prejudices
Minorities: - PAB
- Common Projects
Prejudices: see above
4. Project Management
The partners agreed on the following aspects.
-Each Partner has got his own web-adress
-copy to the co-ordinator (Herford) will be sent
- Co-ordinator is responsible for European Project Homepage
Till the end of the project year each partner will produce an own CD-ROM
of internet pages)
-Common Project CD-ROM produced by the co-ordinator
- 1st draft: 1/12/99
- submission: 15/01/2000
- co-ordinator: Rochdale
The Pabianice team discussed the problem of financing the internet access:
- 1. Herford could provide internet web space: http://www.wnb.owl-schulnetz.de/pl/
1. Internet costs are paid by Comenius
2. Polish Internet provider provides Internet web space
5. Technical Aspects
Composing web pages by using either Netscape Composer or Frontpage.
The following types of files should be used: .jpg; .gif; .wav; .avi;.htm. File names will be written in small letters.
Concerning the common projects of two partners there will be a technical agreement of the partners before they start producing web pages.
Hardware that is necessary: Pentium Processor, Modem, Scanner.
Exchange of files either by e-mail or disks.
The co-ordinator will provide the Polish partner with 20 Megabytes.
Preliminary project adresses:
Project Homepage (Co-ordinator): http://www.wnb.owl-schulnetz.de/migration/
Pabianice Homepage (provided by the Co-ordinator): http://www.wnb.owl-schulnetz.de/migration/pl/
Internal information for project partners: http://www.wnb.owl-schulnetz.de/migration/information.
Joanna Klodas, Zespol Szkol Mechanicznych
Dr. Heinrich Pingel-Rollmann, Wilhelm-Normann-Berufskolleg
Pabianice, 27 October, 1999