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EOL community members

I.I.S. A. CESARIS


Country: Italy
City: Casalpusterlengo (LO)
Principal: Mrs Maria Teresa Cigolini
Address: Via Cadorna
Phone: 0377 84960
Website: www.cesaris.gov.it
Email: p.marchese@cesaris.lo.it

About the school

The activity of our institution dates back to 50 years ago with only a specialization in Industrial Chemistry as required by the presence in the area of important Chemical Industries; from 1981 other courses were added and now our school offers 5 different courses: Technical School for Chemistry Technical School for Electronics and Automation Technical School for Information Technology and Telecommunications Technical School for International Relations and Marketing High School for Scien

Language skills

English is taught in all the courses of our school. Moreover, French and Spanish are also taught in RIM course (International Relations for Marketing). In the last few years, more and more newly-arrived foreign students have joined our school, which is willing to promote a multicultural education in order to reduce prejudices and turn cultural differences into an opportunity or resource. For Italian learners, we organise courses of Italian L2 both for beginners and elementary or pre-intermedia

Motivation

Our school is interested in taking part in this project because we would like to share our teaching experience and broaden our learning environment.

Strength and experience

Since the school year 1999/2000both teachers and pupils have been involved in several European projects (Socrates, Comenius, Erasmus) and in language certifications (Trinity until 2005 and Cambridge exams for English, DELE for Spanish and DELF for French at B1 and B2 level). Our students are also given the opportunity to improve their English taking part into two-week summer courses in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and, in the case of RIM, one-week winter courses also in France and Spain. Mo

Project related to EOL

In order to encourage the use of foreign languages in a European context we are willing to carry on with European projects (Erasmus+) and language certifications as stated above. We are also working on the implementation of flipped classrooms and cooperative learning among our students, especially in CLIL modules.

Needs and wishes

By accessing this European network of schools and individuals we would like to share our teaching experience with the exchange of materials and new innovative techniques, to establish contacts with other institutions for future cooperation on multilingual projects and students’mobility and to join workshops/webinars for professional training.

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