Scoala Gimnaziala Creteni- Romania
Scoala Gimnaziala Creteni is a school that covers primary and secondary levels of education. The total number of the students is 106 and teachers who work at the school is 14. Although the school is a small one, the teachers have enough experience. 3 of them have the tenure, 1 has the 2nd degree and 10 the 1st degree. The school has also 2 auxiliary didactic staff: a secretary and an accountant. It is important to mention this school is situated in an area where the inhabitants face the lack of jobs, so the students face financial obstacles.
134 Secondary School ”Dimcho Debelyanov”, Sofia- Bulgaria
134 Secondary School ”Dimcho Debelyanov” in Sofia with Hebrew and English Studies is a successor of Hristo Botev First High School. The school has a partnership with “America for Bulgaria Foundation” and the Bulgarian ORT “Ronald S. Lauder Foundation” and together form a Center for Excellence in Education. This center for education also includes the Lauder-Ben Yeuda Jewish Cultural and Educational Center, the America for Bulgaria Performing Arts and Performing Arts Hall, the ORT Resource Center and the Dimcho Debelyanov Library.
Joniskio r. Gasciunu pagrindine mokykla - Lithuania
Gasčiūnai basic school is located in the North of Lithuania, approximately 12 km from town Joniškis and 25 km from the board of Latvia. At this school, learn 110 pupils aged between 6 and 16 years old and the total number of teachers is 22. In this school, the majority of the pupils come from families that face big economical obstacles due to the fact that in the region is a high rate of unemployment. Another important aspect that should be mentioned is that one-third of families are single parents families, so students have also social problems. One of the positive aspects is the relationship between staff and pupils is very friendly and warm. There is a school museum where the pupils can organize different activities. The pupils and the teachers from Gasčiūnai school received different national and regional awards and the school is promoting at the moment "pupil-centered learning" by introducing Project-Based work - in subjects such as English language, history, science, Lithuanian, P.E., theatre, music and dance, language and cooperation skills.