Learning to live in Peace and Harmony

Erasmus+ project learning to live in peace and harmony.
Peace and Harmony 2019-2021 ErasmusPlus project met 6 landen, te weten Engeland, Nederland, Finland, Spanje, Griekeland en Turkije.

Birmingham (nov 2019)

Erasmus+ Learning to live together in peace and harmony: trip to the UK
Every country had arrived on sunday the 17th of november in Birmingham.Birmingham is a major city in the West Midlands, England. It is the second-largest city and metropolitan area in England and the United Kingdom, with roughly 1.1 million inhabitants within the city and 3.8 million inhabitants within the metropolitan area. This also makes Birmingham the 17th largest city and 8th largest metropolitan in the European Union. Our first meeting was on Monday the 18th, where we met all the different countries.

Monday:
On monday, november 18, all the different countries gathered together at the college, where they got to meet all the other students. They got introduced to the school principal, who had made a presentation to introduce the countries to Birmingham and teach them about the city. After the presentation, the students went to a computer classroom. In the computer classroom the student got to make a logo. After making the logos the students went lunching upstairs. An hour later everyone went outside for the city trip through the city of Birmingham.

Tuesday:
On Tuesday, november 19, all the students went to Stratford-upon-avon. Also known as Stratford, is a small market town 27.445 inhabitants. Stratford is known as the city of shakespeare. In stratford the students got 4 hours of free time where they could just explore the city and get to know the city of shakespeare. Some students made a city tour and some students just explored the city on their own.

Wednesday:
On Wednesday, November 20, the whole group met at the Birmingham station to go to the college together. When everyone had arrived at the college, some countries showed a video and some a presentation, Spain had a play. Everything was about the multicultural society in each country and about their own origins. After all the presentations, the group did various art Workshops, including painting, printmaking and graphics. After the countries had finished they went back by train to Birmingham central station, and went to eat dinner at Jimmy’s spices.

Thursday:
On Thursday, November 21, the whole group had left at half past seven to London. When we had arrived in London we went to visit the British Museum. After 2 hours in the museum we were given an hour free time. Then we got a tour through London and visited famous places such as the Big Ben (which is unfortunately surrounded by scaffolding) and the London Eye. After the Tour we took back to the bus to go to Birmingham.

Friday:
On Friday, november 22, everyone met at the station to go to the college. Today everyone would get the stuff they made like the canvas bag and the printed picture. Around 12pm we ate lunch and afterwards everyone could go their own way. Most students went shopping and some went ice skating. All the students and teacher gather together at the station, to go to Jimmy’s spices. After dinner all the countries went back to their hotel to say goodbye and pack their back for tomorrow.

Saturday:
On Saturday, november 23, everyone had packed their backs,because they would go back to their own country today by plane. Every country has arrived safely and can’t wait to work on the project!

Naar Birmingham
Birmingham Museum
Naar Stratford-Upon-Avon
Naar London
Workshops op Sutton Coldfield College