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31/10/2013

The European Commission announces the winners of the generations @ school 2013 competition

After last year’s success, the European Commission has organised the second edition of the intergenerational project generations @ school 2013. In honour of the European Year of Citizens 2013, teachers, pupils and older people were invited to organise intergenerational discussions about Europe, its past, its present and what old and young can do together for building the Europe of tomorrow while also gaining a better understanding of each other.

In this second edition over 300 schools from all over Europe entered the competition, sharing their activities with text, photos and videos on the project website. A national and European evaluation process and Jury meeting assessed the entries for their creativity, inspiration, intensity of the intergenerational interaction and thematic presence of the EY Citizens. In three categories, the most outstanding generations @ school activities have been awarded with great prizes.

 

 

The following schools and activities are the winners of the generations @ school 2013 competition:

 

Category “under 15’s” winners

7o Nipiagogio, Ierapetra, Greece

with the activity: Knowing my past, I know myself better

Prize: digital camera

 

John Paul II Primary School, Tłuszcz, Poland

with the activity:  Big or small, we can all do something for Europe

Prize: digital camera

 

Category “over 15’s” winner

Aula de personas mayores del Ayuntamiento de Quart de Poblet, Spain

with the activity: Young and old break down barriers in Quart de Poblet

Prize: digital camera

 

Category Message to Europe” winner

Nikolay Katranov Secondary School (СОУ "Николай Катранов"), Bulgaria

with the activity: Debating about the EU together

Prize: Trip to Brussels for the class with the older people involved

 

Description of the winning projects:

Please visit the website www.generationsatschool.eu to explore the activities of the schools.  

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