No Child Left Behind
Comenius multilateral project
EuroEd Foundation Iasi –
Romanian partner in the project
• Project activities and contributions
• SWOT analysis developed in Romania, mainly in
the North-East area, where Iasi is situated
• Devising a set of tools for a survey in all partner
countries – questionnaires for stake holders
(county boards of education, schools and
NGOs), discussing them with partners, agreeing
upon final form and distributing them.
• Agreeing with UK partner upon the template for
students’ questionnaires and discussing them
• Agreeing on the types and minimum number of
institutions to address the questionnaires to.
• Learning Support Strategy – a study of the policy
and practice in Romania with regard to extra-
curricular activities, their extent and their role in
motivating students for further achievement –
material elaborated in cooperation with the Iasi
County Board of Education (Romanian and
• Presenting the material at the London meeting
• Compiling and presenting a set of guidance
notes for country surveys to be done by
partners for the main research pack.
• Respondents to questionnaires in
• 17 school representatives
• 11 NGOs
• 675 pupils aged 10-14
• Interpreting the results and sending the
survey results to partners and coordinator.
Compiling the Survey Report
• Collecting information for the research
pack from partners (survey from Poland
and the UK, from Spain a survey from a
focus group and from Lithuania a material
on Children’s clubs)
• Collating the information in a survey report
entitled Non-formal learning practice in five
countries, at present posted on the project
Selection of case studies
• Identifying examples of good practices in the
field of extra-curricualr activities, mainly those
based on volunteering
• Discussing with activity organizers
• Working with trainers/ teachers to make clear
the requirements of the template for the case
• Selecting the case studies to be presented to
• Translation into English and presentation during
the meeting in Seville
Curriculum and syllabus
• Discussing and agreeing with partners upon the
template of the curriculum and syllabus for the
training pack as presented by Spain.
• Developing materials for Module 2 of the
Training pack Module 3: Meeting young
people’s needs to help them become life-
long learners and good citizens ( focusing on
identifying potential through cultivating the
theory of multiple intelligences and learning
styles, group psychology, active citizenship,
volunteer conduct and actions)
Training pack 1
• Structure and Contents of Module 2 as
presented in Vilnius:
• Part 1 – Learning styles at work
• Part 2 – Group Roles
• Part 3 – Strategies in solving conflicts
• Part 4 – Self –esteem
• Part 5 – Active citizenship
• Part 6 – Child protection
• Part 7 - Enriching volunteering experience
Training pack 1
• Discussing materials for Training pack 1 with
partners + agreeing upon changes
• Module 2 becomes Module 3, as it enters more
into the training content than the one that follows
• Drafting the syllabus for Pilot 1.
• Agreeing with partners upon Syllabus materials
for Pilot 1.
• Translating a selection of materials for Pilot 1.
• Organizing and delivering the training
course for 20 participants at the end of
May – 40 hours training including
individual work for the Personal
• Collecting a set of materials presented by
participants (NCLB Portfolio)
• Feedback + testimonials sent to partners.
Changes after Pilot 1
• Discussing the feedback from participants to
Pilot 1 in all countries and their possible impact
on the materials during the meeting in Iasi;
• Agreeing upon changes, mainly due to the
reaction from British trainers, who prefer a set of
materials which do not look as restrictive as a
“curriculum” and a “syllabus” usually do.
• Re-shaping the Training kit so as to look more
flexible and less restrictive for the users.
• Reorganizing the material into Stages and
reviewing ways of ensuring embedded flexibility
and creativity from the part of the future users.
Training Kit for booklet + CD
• Developing the new set of materials so that to ensure
clear correspondence between Objectives, Content,
Presentations, Activities and other Support materials
which should appear in a user-friendly way.
• Contributing to the Introduction for the booklet and for
the project presentation.
• Translating materials into Romanian.
• Working with UK partner at the final draft - checking /
double – checking for errors;
• Collaboration with UK IT specialist on the materials to be
presented on CD: making suggestions for layout and
organization; spotting errors and things to be improved.
NCLB Iasi launch of the project
• The launch took place during the International
conference „QUALITY IN EDUCATION”, event
organized on 16th November at Casa Corpului
Didactic Iaşi, the Conference room.
• JOINT PARTENERS: EuroEd Foundation, the
Association FORMARE STUDIA, the Iasi
School County Inspectorate, Casa Corpului
Didactic / The Teacher Training Centre Iasi.
• Internal dissemination – at all project meetings
• External dissemination – presentations at
seminars, conferences, projects meetings and
other events in Romania and abroad
• Leaflets with EuroEd projects
• Radio interviews
• EuroEd site
• (details about dissemination and dissemination
materials to be found in an attached folder )