Erasmus+ in English

Erasmus+ short summary

MADD (Music, Art,
Drama and Dance in the classroom)

  • Erasmus+ is EU funded education, youth and sports programme, which enables co-operation in these fields in Europe.

  • Kirkkomännikkö school takes part in a two year, EU funded Erasmus+ project starting in fall 2017

  • the partner organizations come from Portugal (Manteigas), Romania (Iasi), Turkey (Ankara), Croatia (Slavonski Brod), Greece (Heraklion) and Spain (Torrevieja)

  • the main objective of MADD in the classroom project is to improve students' learning abilities through music, art, drama and dance

  • by getting to know different cultures we achieve a wider perspective of art and the process of making art

  • the project aims to create positive experiences to all children, encourage alternative thinking, build self esteem, give room to different forms of expressing oneself and solve problems through co-operation

  • though all students at Kirkkomännikkö school get a chance to take part in the project, the most enthusiastic students can join the Erasmus club

  • the project also involves visits to the partner organizations, and we at Kirkkomännikkö school will also get to host our European friends' visit to Alavus