Overview of the exchange visit of 3 teachers from Italy at the Moldovan VET Schools

The second week of the summer school ,,Teaching English at the Vocational Schools Specialized in Gastronomy” and the follow- up exchange visit of 3 teachers from IPSSEOA ,,K. Wojtyla”, Catania, Italy, took place in the period of 12 -16 September 2017.

Prof.ssa Anna Chiarenza, Prof. Mario Rinaldi and Prof. Carlo Ciaramidaro have visted the vocational schools from Stefan Voda, Cahul, Cupcini and the Center of Excellence in Food Processing Services from Balti.

The main activities of the programme included workshops of ESP methodology organised by Prof.ssa Anna Chiarenza in a group of 2-3 teachers from the vocational schools from Moldova and masterclasses on Sicilian dishes organised by Prof. Mario Rinaldi and Prof. Carlo Ciaramidaro.

The outputs of our ESP summer school and exchange visit include the following:

1 experienced English language teacher and 2 instructors from IPSSEOA “K. Wojtyla”, participated in the exchange visit at the 4 vocational schools from Moldova;

4 workshops on ESP methodology were organized by Prof.ssa Anna Chiarenza for the EL teachers from Moldova;

8 dishes have been prepared by Prof. Carlo Ciaramidaro and Prof. Mario Rinaldi and video resources have been made for the course “English for Gastronomy”;

66 pupils from 4 vocational schools from Moldova have attended 4 masterclasses on Sicilian Dishes (total 16 hours);

66 pupils learned new skills and prepared 8 Sicilian dishes;

The teachers from IPSSEOA ,,K.Wojtyla”, Catania, Italy, have participated in the feedback sessions and suggestions for improving our future exchange visits have been discussed;

The exchange visit of the English language teachers and pupils from the Moldovan VET schools to the IPSSEOA  ,,K. Wijtyla”  has been established for March 2018.

We would like to expand our gratitude to Prof.ssa Daniela di Pazza, headmaster of IPSSEOA ,,K.Wojtyla”, Catania, Italy, for the fruitful collaboration and support in the framework of the FELT School project and for approving the visit of 3 teachers from IPSSEOA ,,K.Wojtyla” at the vocational schools from Moldova.  We are pleased to point out to the high professionalism and personal qualities of the delegated teachers who have contributed to achieving the outputs of this exchange visit.

The FELT School project is implemented with the financial support of the Foundation ,,Liechtenstein Development Service”.




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