Projectname: The Same Money in Different Cultures

  • european educative project:"Same money in different countries"
  • beginning of the project: august 2001 - duration: 3 years
  • coordinator school: portuguese school - teaching level upt ot he age of 15 - location Elvas
  • associated partners: Finland; Germany; Austria and Luxembourg
  • aims:
    - learn through the net
    - get to know the euro
    - respect the other countries culture and tradition by knowing them
    - keep safe each identity
    - organize elucidation workshops about euro
    - exchange experiences
    - promote intercultural education
  • activities:
    - searching for information
    - making some information material
    - organizing elucidation workshopss
    - sharing information through new technologies of communication
    - building up a web page
    - creating a logotype
    - euroday/exhibition
    - educational trips
  • subjects involved: foreign language, maths, geography, arts, sciences, history, music, sports
  • target group: students, teachers, parents and staff of all schools in the project; local community: local authorities; institutions and enterprises
  • desired outcomes:
    - contribut to elucidate the school community about euro
    - allow the pedagogical experience exchange about euro
    - promote awareness of different cultures
  • products:
    - exhibition of specific material (songs, traditional games, sports, handcraft)
    - display of statistical data
    - logotype
    - videotape
    - webpage
    - exhibitions
Project content
the concrete aims of the project and its exspected impacts on the participants ansd other interested parties (pupils, teachers, institutions, local community)

- learn through the net
- get to know the Euro
- respect the other countries' culture by knowing them
- identity

exspected effects:
- contribute to the elucidation workshops about the coming of the Euro in 2002
- allow the exchange of pedagogical experiences on workshops

activities to be carried out int he course of the project


  • searching for information
  • mailing some informationmateriel
  • organizing elucidation workshops along with the community
  • sharing th einformation with the partnerschools through several means of communication: Internet, ordinary mail, fax and videotape
  • building up a webpage
  • creating a logotype that will identify the project
  • exchanging teachers
  • exchanging students
  • educational trips for coordinators
project calendar for the year 2001/2002
approximate date

to begin in september 2001

to be updated througout the year

building up a webpage  
october 2001 projectmeeting Portugal
september7october 2001 to draw and write how children understand the Euro  
december 2001 presentation of the people involved  
january 2002 logotype contest  

to begin january 2002


searching of information  
during august/july mailing several information materials  

once a month

(august 2001/july 2002)

sharing information with the partnerschools  
february 2002 euroday/exhibition  
march 2002 inquiries  
march 2002 elucidation workshop  
may/june 2002 project meeting Luxembourg
may/june 2002 exchange of students Luxembourg
may/june 2002 educational trip Luxembourg
january till july 2002 song related to the project  
products to be produced
  • edition of specific material (songs; traditional games;sports; handcrafts)
    display of statiscal data
    WEB page
progress evaluation of the project
  • e-mails exchanging feedback
    promoting the sharing of experiences and good practice
    as a means of evaluation of the developped work in the meeting projects
    discussing the project with the parents
    monthly meetings with thepresence of the teachers/students/staff/parents and other partners as a means of presenting suggestion and testing ideas
dissimination of the results, experience and end products amongst the participating institutions
  • drafting and publishing of broschures
    displaying statiscical data
    using th enet
    organizing elucidation workshops and local workshops
    showing the project work through the radio and local newspapers
    workshops and activities