Romania Mobility (LTT 3)
LTT  Title: Plastik pollution, Wastes and Recycling
City         : Lugoj
Leading Organisation: Liceul Tehnologic Aurel Vlaicu
Duration: 23/05/2022 – 27/05/2022
Activity type: Physical Activity
Number of Local Participants: 250
A brief summary of activity
                7 teachers and 14 students from 3 partner countries (Turkey, Spain and Bulgaria) participated in the activity physically. In addition locally, many students and teachers of the host school participate in the activities held at the school. General director culture issues of  Lugoj Municipality participated in the activities by hosting. Engineers at the recyling center in Timisoara informed the participants about the working mechanism of the facility.  Some engineers in muzeul experimentarium made some basic experiments on STEM education.
                With the activities participants had a better understanding in pollution which the plastics and other recyclable wastes created.  Participants learned recycling and reusing process by classifying waste materials.  They understood how to encourage others in these matters as well.  Participants were informed about how all recycling processes will affect the future of the planet  and also they put forward some concrete designs and products. Participants developed ideas on how to integrate project-based education into school structures with the e twinning training held.
How did the participation in this activity benefit the involved participants?
ü  The participant  improved their knowledge and skills on recycling. The participant has realized the relationship between recycling and climate change.
ü  They  learned used eTwinning more effectively.
ü  They learned to distinguish garbage and recyclable waste.
ü  They learned to sort waste organically and recyclably.
ü  They  understood that waste is created as a result of human activities and that, in this respect, recycling is important.
ü  They  developed awareness about disposing of household, electronic and other wastes randomly thrown into garbage bins in schools, streets, cities and spreading this habit to their social surroundings.
ü  They realized how other countries are using recycling and gaining economic benefits from waste.
ü  They also developed their digital competencies by using IC technologies throughout the project.
ü  They used their talents in the process of recycling waste, which developed their creativity.
ü  They improved their English proficiency and  ICT skills.
ü  The participant has learned some Romanian language words and sentences.
ü  The participant has understood STEM education by combining natural sciences with technology.,
ü  The participant have learned Romania culture, noticed cultural wealth.
ü  The participants has learned the Romania vocational education system.
ü  Theachers had the opportunity to meet and cooperate with their European colleagues and they gained a network for further coooperations.