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Kanepi Gymnasium, Estonia

is a country school located in South Estonia, Kanepi, which is a municipality with 5000 people. It is a rural living environment with lots of forests and lakes. There are 210 students in Kanepi Gymnasium at the age of 7-19 years in grades 1-12 and 29 teachers. The school logo depicts the statue called “Hope” by famous Estonian sculptor August Weitzenberg originated from Kanepi. The students are involved in regional environmental and science projects. The experience in international projects is gained through eTwinning, students’ exchange programs with partner schools in Germany and Italy and Erasmus+ projects. The students study English, Russian and German as foreign languages within Estonian standard curriculum. Extra-curricular activities include folk dance, choirs, sports, IT- based activities.

The main objective of our school is to provide the education which helps to manage in the developing national and European environment. The key-points: projects on and in the nature, international and national projects, open to educational projects of universities, innovation and development, student-centered environment, national heritage, 21st century skills.

Our school is located in the centre of Linz and has about 760 students. It is a commercialo college and has 5 departments.

The main department is a commercial college lasting 5 years. Then there are 2 types of commercial school – one general lasting 3 years, and one for athletes, lasting 4 years.

Then we have 2 types opf night school, both 4- year courses. One has lessons 5 days a week, the other one 3 days a week. At the latter type students have to work more at home.

Technical school Pozega, Croatia

is a high school that educates students in 12 professions in the education sectors of electrical engineering and computer science, mechanical engineering and metallurgy, a three-year or four-year education. The school has 29 classes with 570 students. Technical School of Požega has a total of 81 employees, out of which 64 teachers. School has all the necessary technical, material and human resources to perform regular activities. Due to the requirements of economic factors in the environment school has acceded to organization and implementation of adult education. Two IT groups of gifted students at school (INFO club and Web group) will significantly contribute to the development and application of digital content for teaching and many projects. The Technical School regularly applies projects which are announced by the Agency for Mobility and EU Projects.