The existence of stereotypes among people is an issue in modern societies. The reaction to the increasingly growing cultural diversity is often reclusion and retraction, and a growing support of community, ‘nativism’ and nationalism.
In this context the BAS project is developing and organizing intercultural exchange field trips to develop intercultural competences and skills among young people of 15/16 years of age, that are still in their “impressionable years”, which is roughly between the age of 12 and 24. The project wishes to go beyond general cultural representations and provide students with a deeper insight on cultural characteristics, such as lifestyle, cultural heritage, and social habits.
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On 21 February 2020 the BAS project partners came together once more, this time in Brussels at the premises of GO! Atheneum Unesco Koekelberg, in order to discuss the project developments on month before the kick-off of the BAS Learning activities.
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On Tuesday 11th of February the last one in a series of preparatory wokrshops across the partnership took place. Students from Sofia and Brussels came together during a virtual meeting and with the help of technology there were able to meet, greet and exchange cultural practices and ideas.
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As the trip preparations across the partnership are ongoing, students from “La Mina School of Barcelona” and “GO! Atheneum Unesco Koekelberg” of Brussels met for the first time in the light of the upcoming visit of Barcelona students to Brussels this March.
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While the preparations for the visit of Greek students in Barcelona is ongoing, on Tuesday 28th of January students from the 2nd Lyceum of Vrilissia and Institute Escola La Mina school of Barcelona met each other during a fruitful and productive virtual meeting.
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On the 17th of December 2019 students and teachers from 2nd Lyceum of Vrilissia and 127 SU Ivan Denkoglu came together, for the first time, during a virtual skype meeting in order to meet and warm up for their preparation activities in anticipation of the visit of the Bulgarian students to Athens the coming April, within the framework of the BAS project.
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On 04 October 2019 the 2nd Lyceum of Vrilissia welcomed the BAS project partners in its premises in Vrilissia, Athens for the realization of the 3rd Transnational Project Meeting.
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International Business School (IBS) is a modern profiled higher education institution with a mission to be a factor of creating values in business and society. IBS provides education in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD Degree Programs in the field of Administration and Management, Economic & Tourism. IBS has the honorary distinction DS label of the Education, Audio-visual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) at the European Commission – a proof of the quality of the education provided.
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to the National Museum of Education 127
General Education Secondary School “Ivan Nikolaevich Denkoglu” is the first newly
established school in Sofia, opened in 1839, meaning that the 127th SU is the
oldest school in Sofia, Bulgaria.
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The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, https://www.vub.be/ ) is a competitive, high-quality, socially committed and internationally-oriented university located in Brussels. The core activities of the VUB are education, research and social services.
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