Project idea

A group of 20 students from the Specjalnego Ośrodka Szkolno-Wychowawczego im. J. Korczaka in Szymbark, who are trained in the profession of gardener technician, agricultural technician, cook technician and hotel service assistant, will take part in the project entitled „Young people from SOSW in Szymbark actively improve their competences” implemented in the period 09-2019 – 10-2020 in Greece.

The basic educational objectives of the project are professional development of the participants

– getting acquainted with the functioning of agricultural, gardening or catering services in companies cooperating with local and international contractors;

– getting to know the methods of management and organization of work and orders and deliveries on particular the levels of operation of the company concerned;

– the development of professional contacts which will enable interested parties to establish further international cooperation in the field of gardening, agriculture or catering.

  1. developing language skills

– practical application of English and Greek in everyday life;

– development of vocabulary related to the profession.

  1. developing intercultural competences

– establishing contacts with peers from abroad – exchange of experiences

– to learn about the history and culture of Greece

– ability to acclimate to a different cultural environment

The main objective of the project is the comprehensive personal and professional development of the trainees. Increase of entrepreneurship, creativity as well as development of professional competences. The internship, in addition to valuable and measurable development of professional competences, gives the opportunity to get to know another country, its culture, history and language. The diversity of climatic and natural conditions, the specificity of perceiving differences and similarities between individual countries and expanding the perspective of perceiving the world is an added value in itself. For many of the participants it will be the only such opportunity to go and bring positive changes to their lives.

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