1 st Stage
Programa SOCRATES - COMENIUS - Acção 1 Seminário de Contacto - Herning, Dinamarca - 01 a 05 de Maio de 2002 COMPASS CONTACT SEMINAR 1 - 5 MAY 2002 Herning DENMARK Portugal Geographical Localisation:Meridian Europe Area: 92 065 km2 Population: 9 927 556 inhabitants (1998) Capital: Lisbon Other important cities: Aveiro, Beja, Braga, Bragança, Castelo Branco, Coimbra, Évora, Faro, Funchal, Guarda, Leiria, Ponta Delgada, Portalegre, Porto, Santarém, Setúbal, Viana do Castelo, Vila Real, Viseu Independence date: 1143 Political Regime: constitutional republic Money: Euro Official language: Portuguese Main religion: Catholic School Group of Cuba Educational Territory of the School Group of Cuba In this area, the organisation of the School Group of Cuba, encloses the following modalities of the teaching system : - Pre-elementary School; - Elementary School (1st, 2nd e 3rd stages); - Special modalities of education: * Teaching for children with special needs; * Teaching for Adults: (1st, 2nd e 3rd Stages) * Teaching for Adults by separated units ). Extra-School Education: Learning to read; Socio-educational courses (Cooking, Computers,...). School Group of Cuba Administrative and Managing Organs, Establishment Co-ordination, Structures of Educational Organisation and Specialised Systems of Educational Support Administrative and Managing Organs School Assembly Managing Council Administrative Council Administrative and Managing Organs School Assembly Teachers 6 elements; Educational Auxiliaries 2 elements; Students 1 element; Parents 2 elements; Autarchy 1 element. The President of the M.C. and the President of the Pedagogic Council Administrative and Managing Organs Managing Council One President; Two vice-Presidents. Administrative and Managing Organs Administrative Council One President- (President of Managing Council); One Vice-President- (One of the Vice-Presidents of the Managing Council); One Secretary- (Head of the Administrative Services). Administrative and Managing Organs Middle Stage Local Council Pedagogic Council Pre-elementary School and 1st stage Council 1st and 2nd Stage Disciplinary Area Council Curricular Department Teachers responsible for a class Council Class Councils Establishment Co-ordination Local Council - Local Council co-ordinator , sitting at the Pedagogic Council; - Remaining teachers and Educators teaching locally; - Representative of the respective Autarchy; - Representative of the parents. Educational Orientation Structures Languages Curricular Department Exact and Natural Sciences Curricular Department Humane and Social sciences Curricular Department Expressions Curricular Department Group of Teachers helping children with special needs Pedagogic Council Local co- ordinators: -Cuba -Faro do Alentejo -Vila Alva -Vila Ruiva Teachers responsible for a class Council President of M.C. Educational Auxiliaries Parents Adults Teaching Autarchy Assessor of Adult Courses President of the Teachers Council: Pre-elementary and 1st stage Educational Orientation Structures Languages Curricular Council Formed by the following teachers: 1st Group of 2nd Stage (Portuguese) 2nd Group of 2nd Stage (Portuguese/French) 3rd Group of 2nd Stage (Portuguese/English) 8th A Group of 3rd Stage (Portuguese) 8th B Group of 3rd Stage (Portuguese/French) 9th Group of 3rd Stage (English) Educational Orientation Structures Exact and Natural Curricular Department Formed by the following teachers: 4th Group of 2nd Stage (Science/Mathematics) 1st Group do 3rd Stage (Mathematics) 4th A Group of 3rd Stage (Physic-Chemistry) 7th Group of 3rd Stage (Economy) 11th B Group of 3rd Stage (Natural Sciences) Educational Orientation Structures Humane and Social Curricular Department Formed by the following teachers: 1st Group of 2nd Stage (Portuguese/History) RMR of 2nd and 3rd Stages (Catholic Education) 10th A Group of 3rd Stages (Philosophy) 10th B Group of 3rd Stages (History) 11th A Group of 3rd Stages (Geography) Educational Orientation Structures Expressions Curricular Department Formed by the following teachers: 5th Group of 2nd Stage (Visual Education) EDM of 2nd Stage (Musical Education) TM of 2nd Stage ( Manual Work) EDF of 2nd and 3rd Stages (Physical Education) 5th Group of 3rd Stages (Visual Education) 12th s Groups of 3rd Stages (Technological Education) Educational Orientation Structures Teachers Council pre-elementary and 1st Stage Formed by all educators and teachers of the 1st Stage, placed in the School Group of Cuba. Educational Orientation Structures Teachers Council of the 1st and 2nd Stages Portuguese -1st Stage -1st Group of 2nd Stage -2nd Group of 2nd Stage -3rd group of 2nd Stage -Group of Teachers helping children with special needs Expressions -1st Stage -5th Group of 2nd Stage -Musical Education -Technological Education -Physical Education -Group of Teachers helping children with special needs Environment Study -1st Stage -1st Group of 2nd Stage -4th Group of 2nd Stage -Group of Teachers helping children with special needs Educational Orientation Structures Teachers responsible for a Class Council -5th A- Fernanda Rito -5th B- Rosário Tomaz -5th C- Bárbara Sousa -6th A- Margarida Soeiro -6th B- Belmira Estevens -6th C- Luís Figueira -7th A- Jacinta Pato -7th B- Carmo Carocinho -8th A- Conceição Mousinho -8th B- Ana Paula Urze -9th A- Ricardo Rodrigues -9th B- Zulmira Pacheco -9th C- José Palma - One element of the Managing Council. - Group of Teachers helping children with special needs Educational Orientation Structures Class Council - Teacher responsible for a class; - Remaining class teachers; - Students representative; - Parents Representative. Group of teachers helping children with special needs Base School: - António José Fitas Caeiro (2nd Stage tutor of student); - Cláudia Isabel Balsinha Barradinhas (1st Stage) Cuba: - Aliete Prazeres (1st Stage) Faro do Alentejo: -Maria Leonor dos Reis Ventura (1st Stage). Vila Alva: Maria Fernanda Fialho Costa Anico (1st Stage). Group of Schools of Cuba Educational Project of the School Educational Project Main Objectives: - To improve the quality of the diligence and funcionating of the school; - To prevent the unsucess and the early leaving of school; - To assure a true articulation of all the involved in the teaching process thus avoiding the evil mechanisms that withdraw the students away from school; - To promote actions aimed at the formation of all the teaching community; - To incentive a connection school-environment,thus promoting a suitable teaching to the social, economic, cultural and surrounding environment reality; - To involve a long and qualified culture of school. Group of Schools of Cuba Human Resources Human Resources Number of teachers: Kindergarten Teachers 8 Teachers of 1st Stage 21 Teachers of 2nd Stage 20 Teachers of 3rd Stage and Secondary 26 TOTAL 75 Human Resources Educational Auxiliaries: Administration E.A. 7 22 Kitchen 5 Night Police 2 Socio-Cultural Animator 1 Group of Schools of Cuba Projects in the making Projects the making - Project Quality XXI; - Schools Promoting Health; - Project Open Door; - Project “wwwebidecuba.pt”; - Class Projects . Group of Schools of Cuba Support and complementary aid to the 1st Stage Support and complementary aid to the 1st Stage Pre-elementary: 1 hour of Musical Education 1st Stage: 9 hours of Visual Education 9 hours of Musical Education 9 hours of Computers 5 hours of English Group of Schools of Cuba Extra Curricular Activities Extra Curricular Activities School Sport: Multi-media Club: - Badminton; - Football; - Volleyball; - Basketball; - Handball. - Library/Mediateca; - Video; - Computers/Internet; - Journalism. Group of Schools of Cuba School Achievement of 2000/2001 School Achievement of 2000/2001 % of students that passed 120 100 98 80 94 100 98 88 92 100 85 80 60 40 20 0 1st stage 1st years 6th years 2nd years 7th years 2nd stage 3rd years 8th years 3rd stage 4th years 9th years 5th years Group of Schools of Cuba School Network - 2001/2002 School Network 2001/2002 Pre-elementary 092 1st Stage 200 2nd Stage 104 3rd Stage 121 2nd Stage Adult Teaching 015 3rd Stage U.C. 013 Secondary Adults Teaching 044. . TOTAL 589 Group of Schools of Cuba School Calendar - 2001/2002 School Calendar - to the year 2001/2002 Regular Teaching Beginning End 17th September 18th December 2nd 3rd January 22th March 3rd 8th April 29th June Term 1st Basic and Secondary Interruptions 1st 2nd 3rd 4th ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ Basic and Secondary 29th 19th 11th 25th October to 2nd November. December to 2nd January. to 15th February. March to 5th April.