On the 23rd of March 2018, students from IPSSEOA “K.Wojtyla”, Catania, Italy, pupils from the Center of Excellence in Food Processing Services from Balti and pupils from the vocational school from Cupcini attended English lessons held by the teachers from vocational schools from Moldova.
The teachers have integrated video recordings from the masterclasses on Italian, Moldovan or Greek cuisine, Kahoot quizzes, Padlet presentations and other online learning tools which have managed to inspire learning and collaboration among the students as well as increase awareness of the importance of speaking English as it offers new professional development opportunities.
The activities were organised in the framework of the exchange visit of teachers and students from IPSSEOA “K.Wojtyla”, Catania, at the Center of Excellence in Food Processing Services from Balti and the vocational school from Cupcini.
This professional development opportunity took place in the framework of the FELT School project aiming to contribute to improving the process of teaching English at the partner vocational schools from Moldova.
The exchange visit has been organised in the period of 18-23 March 2018. The pupils from the vocational schools have also attended one masterclass on Moldovan cuisine facilitated by Mrs. Sfetlana Musteata and Furculița Alina, instructors from the Center of Excellence in Food Processing Services from Balti and Mr. Petru Gutu, instructor from the vocational school from Cupcini, two masterclasses on Italian cuisine facilitated by Prof. Biagio Danilo De Feo and Prof. Carlo Ciaramidaro from IPSSEOA “K.Wojtyla”, Catania, a masterclass on non-alcoholic cocktails facilitated by Prof. Giovani Sapienza a workshop on healthy food and lifestyle organised in collaboration with the students from the Cllege of Medicine from Balti.
Representatives from all the schools have also attended the evaluation session and provided valuable feedback for maintaining and improving the exchange visits in the future.
The exchange visit was organised with the financial support of the foundation “Liechtenstein Development Service”.