FOR project`s contents

This project intends to apply innovative CLIL method to multilingual learning-teaching system in upper secondary education, with the regard to develop academic language skills related to Botany vocabulary and mythology, and social language abilities in English to B2 level. So, having as starting point the official curricula of upper secondary education within our respective countries (Spain, Italy, and Greece), upper secondary pupils are going to work simultaneously on various contents in English (Botany related vocabulary in English and modern languages, classical roots of Botany vocabulary, classical myths and plants) belonging to more than one academic discipline: modern languages (English and partners` mother tongues: Spanish, Basque, Italian, and Greek), classical languages and literatures (Latin and Ancient Greek), classical culture (Mythology), natural science (Botany related vocabulary), and computers (on line platforms and applications).

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miércoles, 30 de diciembre de 2015

Orto Botanico of Naples

On December 3, 2015, target group students from Urbi, Varvakeio and Plinio Seniore visited the orto Botanico di Napoli.The actual surface area of the Botanical Garden of Naples is nearly 12 hectares in which 9,000 species are present and a total of almost 25,000 samples grouped together according to their systematic, ecological and ethnobotanic.


martes, 29 de diciembre de 2015

Visiting Boscoreale

December 2, 2015, students taking part in the school exchange and target groups from Plinio Seniore visited the Antiquarium of Boscoreale. Instituted in 1991, the National Antiquarium of Boscoreale documents the life of the ancient inhabitants of the Vesuvius area, with exhibits from the sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Stabiae, Terzigno and Boscoreale. The visiting itinerary unfolds in two rooms. The first is dedicated to the territory’s physical features, such as the sea, hills, and mountains, and human activities tied to these aspects: hunting, fishing and animal farming, with series of significant objects, such as the interesting remains of foods. The second room presents the principal archaeological finds discovered at the Boscoreale site.

sábado, 26 de diciembre de 2015

Visiting Pompeii

December 2, 2015, students taking part in the school exchange and target groups from Plinio Seniore visited the archaeological site of Pompeii. the guides of the visit placed special emphasis on environmental and botanical concerns related to F.O.R. project.

martes, 22 de diciembre de 2015

Working at Plinio Seniore

December 1, 2015, students taking part in the school exchange watched a documentary on the reconstruction of Stabian villas in 3D, made by a teacher of Plinio Seniore.
Then, there was a little debate about the relationship between Classical and digital culture. Later on, students who were in international groups started to work in the twinspace profile, in their experiences with Italian families, and in the dictionary of mythological plants.

miércoles, 16 de diciembre de 2015

Visit to villa Arianna

November 30, 2015, students taking part in the school exchange visited villa San Marco guided by the student Rosa Martinelli from Plinio Seniore

Visit to villa San Marco

November 30, 2015, students taking part in the school exchange visited villa San Marco guided by the student Enza Savarese from Plinio Seniore.

viernes, 11 de diciembre de 2015

Arrival at Capodichino airport and Welcome to Plinio Seniore

martes, 8 de diciembre de 2015

Incidence in the return flight to Bilbao

The students and teachers of Urbi high school coped with an incidence in their return flight from Frankfurt to Bilbao.
Due to the dense fog in the airport of Loiu, the plane couldn't land, and they were taken to the airport of Barajas in Madrid, where they arrived at 12.10 p.m.
Lufthansa company hosted students and teachers in Marriott Madrid Auditorium hotel, and the following day, December 6, they were driven to Bilbao by bus.
Finally, they arrived home at 14: 20, tired but very very happy.

martes, 1 de diciembre de 2015


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sábado, 28 de noviembre de 2015

Castellammare di Stabia
November 28 - December 5 2015

Italian students waiting for their greek partners (16-17 age)

jueves, 26 de noviembre de 2015

F.O.R. project in the local press

On November 26, an article about F.O.R. project has appeared in the local newspaper Geuria. It exposes project`s main objective, partners and school exchanges.

martes, 24 de noviembre de 2015

Couples on the Erasmus corner`s board

On November 24, at Urbi high school, we placed the pictures with the couples taking part in the school exchange to Castellammare on the Erasmus corner`s board.
Very soon, next Saturday, they will be together...

lunes, 23 de noviembre de 2015

Evaluating linguistic competencies through e-ELP

On November 23, target-group students of Urbi high school evaluated their linguistic skills in English, level B2, through e-ELP. They will do the same thing at the end of the current school year in order to assess their improvement.

jueves, 19 de noviembre de 2015

Parents meeting at Urbi high school

On November 18, parents of FOR target group students met at Urbi high school in order to prepare the first school exchange to Castellammare di Stabia. Parents took advantage of the opportunity to evaluate their intercultural and plurilingual competences through the ELP (European Language Portfolio) at Urbi high school. They will repeat the same evaluation at the end of the current school year, in order to see if there have been any changes related to these competences.

viernes, 13 de noviembre de 2015

All FOR logos ready to be voted

All FOR logos are pinned on a notice board placed in the hall of Urbi high school. Next week, students will vote for their favourite logo.
Good luck to all of you!

miércoles, 11 de noviembre de 2015

Writing self introduction letters in Ancient Greek

At Urbi high school, some FOR students are introducing themselves by means of a letter in Ancient Greek that they uploaded to our wiki

jueves, 5 de noviembre de 2015

FOR Project on the press

FOR Project on Italian press

On November 4, 2015 an article on IL MATTINO (national italian newspaper) gives some informations about FOR project  and  shows the goals of the partnership.

lunes, 2 de noviembre de 2015

Fourth eTwinning Ambassador Meeting held in Madrid.

On October 30-31, Karmele Lopez de Abetxuko and María Jesús Ramírez, as etwinning ambassadors, attended the Fourth eTwinning Ambassador Meeting held in Madrid.

Meeting with target group representatives at Urbi

On November 2, 2015, project key teachers Karmele Lopez de Abetxuko and María Jesús Ramírez met target group representatives in order to track and to assess the development of project activities and outputs, while tasting some delicious biscuits...

lunes, 19 de octubre de 2015

domingo, 11 de octubre de 2015

FOR Erasmus + project`s logo contest.

FOR Erasmus project convenes the students of URBI, Plinio Seniore, and Varvakeio to participate in the project`s logo contest. Deadline for submission of logos: 2015, October 31.
Send your logos to this address:

jueves, 8 de octubre de 2015

Greetings from urbi high school

4th year students of Latin language are eager to contact their italian and Greek partners. 

Meeting of Erasmus + project co-ordinators in Madrid

From the 8th to the 9th of October, Karmele Lopez the Abetxuko is attending a course on coordination of Erasmus + projects in Madrid.

Meeting with the families at urbi high school

On October 7, at seven in the afternoon, a meeting with families was held in the Auditorium of the high school.
Order of the day:
FOR project`s objectives, activities, outputs, and results.
Dates and conditions for the school exchanges.
A flyer on the project was given to the parents.

lunes, 21 de septiembre de 2015

FOR PROJECT CORNER at Urbi High School

Every school member of Urbi High School could see the activities, calendar, objectives, and working groups task in the hall of the school.
we are preparing it to let the students, families, and the whole community know every aspect of our project.
Here you are the first steps of our task.

domingo, 20 de septiembre de 2015

The first preparatory visit at Varvakeio Lyceum

Between 2015 September 30 and October 3, teachers of our three schools met at Varvakeio in order to work towards the implementation of FOR project.
The objctive of this first meeting was to stablish the following concerns: the criteria to organise the working groups, the students working groups, the activities and school exchanges for the school year 2015-2016.
The reception offered by Varvakeion school was very friendly, and the work of the teachers team extremely satisfactory. many thanks to all of you!!!

Presentation of FOR Erasmus + project in LLodio (Araba, Basque Country, Spain)

On September 24, to coincide with the European Day of Languages, FOR Erasmus+ project will be presented together with the project of IES Laudio high school "It`s my life-it`s my choice", in a project dissemination event organised by the City Council of LLodio. The Educational Innovation director of the Basque Government, Begoña Garamendi, will conduct the official opening.


*10, 30-10.40 Official opening: Begoña Garamendi, Director of Educational Innovation. and / or Mikel Agirregabiria Head of Pedagogical Innovation Service. Basque Government Department of Education.

*10.40-11.00 “Erasmus+ KA2: Beyond a cultural exchange. Conchi Bergera, Responsible for School European programs. Basque Government Department of Education.

*11.00-11.20 IES LAUDIO BHI Project presentation Jose Mari Fernández, Teacher and Coordinator of European projects in Laudio Secondary school. .- Presentation and objectives,…. - Students’ collaborative work in Erasmus+: Blogs and wikis .- Short introduction of partner schools: Sweden, Holland, Turkey and Tahiti

* 11.20-11.50 Project Associated partners: .- City Council of Laudio: Addictions preventions department and Sasoia: Mariola Miguel and Vicente Fernández. Alcohol, tobaccoand other addictions consumption prevention among school students. .- Ekoizpen: Marijo Imaz The importance of Organic food in a healthy lifestyle. Consumer groups. .- Bubisher: Maria Belloso, Integration of immigrant students in our schools. The Saharaui issue.

*11:50-12.05 IES URBI BHI (Basauri) Project presentation “FOR – Finding Our Roots” Karmele López De Abetxuko and Marije Ramírez, Teachers and coordinators of European projects in the Institute of Urbi 

*12.05-12.30 Time for questions and debate