About us

Our consortium consists of four Primary schools in Florina, northern Greece with a total of 360 students aged 6-12 years old. Head of our consortium is the 5th Primary School of Florina “Theodoros Kastanos” and the other three participating organizations are the Experimental Primary School of Florina, the Primary School of Vevi, and the Primary School of Ydrousa.

Erasmus+ Accreditation

We have been awarded an Erasmus+ accreditation (2021-1-EL01-KA120-SCH-000051589). For the school year 2023-2024 we have an approved plan that includes group mobilities of pupils, job shadowing and teaching assignments (2023-1-EL01-KA121-SCH-000143996)

  • Student short-term mobilities
  • Job shadowing for teachers
  • Teacher assignments
  • eTwinning projects

Our interests

For the next two years (2022 – 2024) our consortium focuses on the following thematics

Schools working with us

So far

5

Ongoing projects

41

Student mobilities

34

Teacher mobilities

Latest Projects

We are working with schools and educational organizations in various projects

Educational Materials

Latest educational materials we have developed in our projects.

An android game application for exploring a city while visiting its history. Find the places of the past and take new selfies!

A smart device for orienteering games, using Microbit and 3D printing!

A design thinking activity using educational robotics platforms! Students get inspiration from known sculptures and create their own adding motion, sound and lights!

WeDesign!ForSTEAM

A Design Thinking Methodology for supporting the ideation process of student teams.

We'd Love To Hear From You

Get in touch with us to share ideas and establish cooperation with our consortium.

Mobilities

  • 26/9/2022 - 30/9/2022 Hosting Sepolno Krajenskie
  • 13/3/2023 - 17/3/2023 Hosting Huelva
  • 13/3/2023 - 17/3/2023 Visting Sevilla
  • 27/3/2023 - 31/3/2023 Visiting Lliçà d'Amunt and Terrassa
  • 8/5/2023 - 12/5/2023 Hosting Lliçà d'Amunt and Terrassa
  • 15/5/2023 - 19/5/2023 Visiting Knock
  • 29/5/2023 - 2/6/2023 Visiting Sepolno Krajenskie
  • 29/5/2023 - 2/6/2023 Hosting Sevilla
  • 30/10/2023 - 3/11/2023 Hosting Tampere
  • 20/11/2023 - 24/11/2023 Hosting Monzon
  • 4/12/2023 - 8/12/2023 Hosting Braila
  • 15/1/2024 - 19/1/2024 Visiting Guliena
  • 19/2/20204 - 23/2/2024 Visiting Huelva
  • 11/3/2024 - 15/3/2024 Visiting Pescara
  • 11/3/2024 15/3/2024 Hosting Guliena and Sandnes
  • 15/4/2024 - 19/4/2024 Visiting Monzon
  • 22/4/2024 - 26/4/2024 Visiting Tampere
  • 13/5/2024 - 17/5/2024 Visiting Sandnes
  • 13/5/2024 - 17/5/2024 Hosting Tampere
  • 13/5/2024 - 17/5/2024 Visiting Braila
  • 20/5/2024 - 24/5/2024 Visiting Šiauliai
  • 20/5/2024 - 24/5/2024 Visiting Tampere
  • 3/6/2024 - 7/6/2024 Visiting Rosny-sous-Bois

Meet Our Team

Our schools

Latest News

  • Dream Planet in Florina

    Dream Planet in Florina

    The second Students Group Mobility of the Dream Planet project took place in Florina Greece, between 8-12 April 2024. Apart from the six students and three teachers from CEIP Guliena and six students and three teachers from Sviland Skule from Norway we also invited and hosted ten students and four teachers from Šiaulių Sandoros progimnazija,…

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  • Dream planet goes to Guillena!

    Dream planet goes to Guillena!

    Between the 15 and 19 of January 2024, CEIP Guillena hosted the first LTTA of the project Dream Planet. Six students and three teachers from Norway (Sviland Skule) and six students and three teachers from our Consortium in Greece visited Guillena. They participated in the activities that the hosts had prepared and were focused on…

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  • Hosting teachers from Brăila

    Hosting teachers from Brăila

    The schools of our consortium hosted six teachers from the Radu Tudoran School in Braila, Romania, during the week between 4/12/2023 and 8/12/2023. On Monday, 4/12, they visited the Ydrousa school where, after the tour they attended activities about diversity and inclusion with the first and second grade. They also attended activities using the Braille…

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  • Hosting teachers from Monzon

    Hosting teachers from Monzon

    The schools of our consortium hosted three teachers from CEIP Aragon from Monzon, Spain, between 20-24 November 2023. The visiting teachers were interested in learning about the Greek educational system and the school organization, teaching methodologies, and activity design concerning sustainability, inclusion, diversity, literacy, and physical education. Monday 20/11/2023 Our guests visited the Primary School…

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  • Dream Planet’s first online meeting

    Dream Planet’s first online meeting

    Students and teachers from CEIP Guliena (Spain), Sviland Skule (Norway), and from three schools of our Consortium (5th Primary School of Florina “Theodoros Kastanos”, Experimental Primary School of Florina and Primary School of Vevi) met online at 14/11/2023. In this first meeting of the project Dream Planet, they introduced their towns and schools and voted…

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  • Myths and emotions in Florina

    Myths and emotions in Florina

    From the start of the 2023-2024 school year, students in Florina and Tampere have been working on discovering the characters’ emotions in national mythology through various art forms. Eight students and two accompanying teachers from the Tampereen yliopisto Normaalikoulu, yläkoulu visited the schools of our consortium at the end of October 2023. Local families of…

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  • Preparation for the visit in Florina

    Preparation for the visit in Florina

    Our consortium will host eight students and two teachers from Tampere, Finland, from 30/ 10 until 3/11/2023 as part of the Art remodeled project. During this week, we have organized art, music, and technology workshops, theater events, and games in all our schools. On Friday, 27/10, an online meeting was held in which students from…

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  • Hosting teachers from CEIP Francisca Romero, Sevilla

    Hosting teachers from CEIP Francisca Romero, Sevilla

    Our consortium hosted Fran and Alejandro from CEIP Francisca Romero for job-shadowing activities between 29/05/2023 and 02/06/2023 as part of the project Practical STEAM.

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  • Trip to Sepolno!

    Trip to Sepolno!

    Seven students and three accompanying teachers for the schools of our consortium visited Szkoła Podstawowa nr 1 w Sępólnie Krajeńskim for group student mobility activities between 29/5/2023 and 2/6/2023 as part of the Art is everywhere project. Teachers from the hosting school organized various activities for our students. Monday 29/5/2023 The opening ceremony and the…

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  • Hosting students from Lliçà d’Amunt, reFashion project

    Hosting students from Lliçà d’Amunt, reFashion project

    From 8/5/2023 to 12/5/2023, our consortium hosted eight students and two teachers from INSTITUT ESCOLA MIQUEL MARTÍ I POL from Lliçà d'Amunt for the reFashion project.

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  • Job shadowing in Austrian schools

    Job shadowing in Austrian schools

    Four teachers from the three schools of our consortium visited three different primary schools and the Private Padagogische Hochschule Augustinum teacher academy in Austria during 2/5/2023 – 5/5/2023 for job shadowing activities in the project Our Europe. Tuesday 2/5/2023 We visited the Volksschule Bruck an der Leitha, where: Wednesday 3/5/2023 We visited the Volksschule Großsteinbach…

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  • Group student mobility and job-shadowing in Lliçà d’Amunt and Terassa

    Group student mobility and job-shadowing in Lliçà d’Amunt and Terassa

    Eight students and six teachers from the schools of our consortium visited Lliçà d'Amunt and Terassa between 26/03/2023 - 31/03/2023 for group student mobility and job-shadowing activities as a part of the refashion project.

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  • Hosting teachers from Huelva for job shadowing

    Hosting teachers from Huelva for job shadowing

    The headteacher and two more teachers from the  CEIP Profesora Pilar Martínez Cruz school from Huelva, Spain, visited our consortium for job shadowing activities. Their school has started to implement the STEAM methodology in the last two years, and they wanted to exchange good practices in this field.

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  • Job shadowing in Seville

    Job shadowing in Seville

    Two teachers and one head teacher from the schools of our consortium visited CEIP Francisca Romero in Sevilla, Spain, for a five days job shadowing program.

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  • Students from Florina meet their fellow students from Bruck an der Leitha

    Students from Florina meet their fellow students from Bruck an der Leitha

    Two online meetings were held in December 2023 between the teachers and students of the 3rd grade from the Experimental Primary School of Florina and Volksschule Bruck an der Leitha.

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  • The first meeting of the reFashion project

    The first meeting of the reFashion project

    The representative students from each school held their first online meeting on the 13th of December, 2022, with the following agenda: The meeting proceeded as planned, and after the introductions, students presented their productions ideas: They also presented their ideas for logos of the common company, and the winner was the following logo from Escola…

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  • Together in everything!

    Together in everything!

    The schools of our consortium (5th Primary School of Florina “Theodoros Kastanos,” Experimental Primary School of Florina, and Primary School of Ydrousa) in collaboration with the Special Education Primary School, the Special Education Kindergarten of Florina and the Municipality of Florina organized events for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Friday, December 2,…

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  • Visit Ydrousa

    Visit Ydrousa

    Students and teachers from the visiting school of Sepolno Krajenskie arrived at the Primary School of Ydrousa. After a warm welcome, they attended a presentation of local dances by a local cultural group. They visited local vineyards and watched the process of harvesting. They also attended activities about school gardens with local plants.

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  • Find our way to the forest

    Find our way to the forest

    In this activity, mixed student teams from our consortium and Sepolno Krajenskie had to navigate from the town center to a specific point in the peri-urban forest on the surrounding hills of Florina and complete several missions on their way. Each team was provided with the device they designed and programmed in the morning workshop…

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  • Workshop on Smart devices for outdoors

    Workshop on Smart devices for outdoors

    Students from Sepolno Krajenskie, the 5th Primary School, and the Experimental Primary School of Florina attended a two hours workshop on how to utilize the Microbit platform to create and program a smart device that can help them guide in the forest. Students worked in five mixed teams and were provided laptops and one Microbit…

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  • Field trip to Prespes

    Field trip to Prespes

    Students and teachers from our consortium’s schools accompanied our visitors from Sepolno Krajenskie on a field trip to Prespes lakes. They visited archeological sites near Lemos village, where work is underway to restore artifacts from the past. They also visited the island of Agios Achileios and the Basilica of the same name, which is dated…

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  • A cultural walk in town

    A cultural walk in town

    Students and teachers from Sepolno Krajenskie, the 5th Primary School of Florina, and the Experimental Primary School of Florina participated in this outdoor activity using the smart app students created in the morning workshop. The meeting point was at the center of Florina by the river Sakoulevas. Each team was provided with a tablet or…

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