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project A Diary of Our Life
The “Diary of Our Life” project will allow the students to learn about everyday life of each other, focusing on cultural events, traditions and customs. The students will introduce historical and natural beauties of the regions as well as discuss about their life, hobbies and interest. The students will also be able to share their thoughts, ideas, photos and all facts about their countries, regions and schools. A project website will be established to upload and edit stories, regional information as well as pictures.

Project Co-ordinator: Mrs Jana Vidova
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project Any Given Day
The project is about exploring the everyday lives of young people. Using photos often highlights aspects of life that others may pick up on and inquire about and a dialogue can begin. Exploring and celebrating differences is the cornerstone of this project. Students will choose a photo a day of everyday life/activities from their school/neighbourhood. Each photo should be accompanied by a brief description or account of what is featured in the photo. Students would be expected to ask questions of the students from other schools to explore what life is like in different parts of the world. The photos and account will be written and stored in MyHistro and then embedded into a blog.

Project Co-ordinator: Mrs Kris Martin
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project Bazaar - My View
The project will explore the bazzars in Asia and Europe. The students will explore the bazzars at the different places on special occasions, the favourite areas of bazzars and the bazzars they saw when travelling. They will take photos, videos or even do paintings of the bazzars after visiting. An online platform and a Facebook group will be created so that the students can upload their findings and exchange information through the platforms. The final product will be an Asia-Europe Basszar e-magazine.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Khalid Mehmood / Mr Muhammad Shafiq
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project Chain Stories 2013
The rationale of the Chain Stories project is to allow the students to have fun while writing a story and at the same time have had the opportunity to learn about different genres as they explore the English language. Each chapter will end with a polar question, a choice if the person “should do something" or "shouldn’t". Then there will be two groups to continue the story. One group continues as if the person "does something" and a group continues as if they "don't". Both groups end their chapter with a choice as well and so forth. The students will decide themselves how long the story should be. An illustration may also be created along with the new chapter. The final product will be an interactive "book" where each student can decide how the story will continue.

Project Co-ordinator: Mrs Zsuzsa Szalayné Tahy / Ms Emese Jánossy
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project Dream Tours
Every country is endowed with its own richness in terms of historical, social, economic, political and cultural aspects. Many a times individuals fail to realise the factors in their home countries that make them so special and unique. This project aims to get students to reflect on the ‘richness’ of their home countries and share it with students from different countries. This process of reflection and sharing will enable the students to have a greater appreciation of their home countries.

Project Co-ordinator: Mrs Wan Suyin / Ms Sathiabhavani
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project Explore- Explain-Express
(UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are the most important monuments illustrating human history. These landmarks are also a source of national pride and their mutual protection provides a unique opportunity to instil a group of young students with the awareness of their existence. It presents an excellent opportunity to Explore history, natural and social sciences all at once, while also providing an opportunity to support children as they discover ways to Explain and Express their feelings, perspectives and national pride. In the end, there will be a “ring” of glogs created, presenting various UNESCO World Heritage Sites as perceived by the world’s children.

Project Co-ordinator: Dr Milan Hausner / Ms Lubica Karausova / Ms Reesie Azarbal
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project Fact or Fiction - Imagined Space of Tourism
This project allows the allow students from the three countries to gain a deeper understanding of the true culture and history of one other’s countries through the sharing of interesting misconceptions of their own country, as represented in tourist maps/ books, and present the actual facts on culture or history of their own country to their overseas friends. This not only can help to forge a stronger understanding and learning interaction among students from the West and East, it can also introduce interesting elements of place imagery.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Huang Shijun / Ms Hong Xiaohui / Mr Andeny Andrew
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project Fan Page Fun Time
Modern day heroes are not just TRUE in science-fiction novels and films. They actually come alive in our regions across continents. Those are the heroes that are taught in schools and mostly those, somewhere out there, extraordinary men and women waiting to be hailed and sung. Through this project, the students will share information, opinions and creative works about these heroes. Students will connect with each other via Facebook apps, gather information, generate timelines, discuss heroic issues, make a puzzle or games, create multimedia presentations and promote advocacies inspired by such heroes while having some FUN in learning, sharing and living in this borderless world.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Reynald M. Cacho / Mr Janos Blasszauer
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project iMag – Making Myself Heard
The project is truly democratic-by the students, for the students and of the students. The rationale for the project is to give students all across Asia and Europe a platform to voice their opinion on any and every topic that they wish to speak on. Students can express themselves in any creative manner be it poems, art, advertisements, banners, posters, articles. The project would be a perfect meeting place for young students from Asia and Europe wherein they can brainstorm and debate on any issue that they feel much about. The final product would be a magazine (physical and electronic versions) compiling the best works of the students.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Geeta Rajan
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project Interesting Vanishing Trades in Our Countries
This project will document fast vanishing trades to appreciate the history and culture supporting it. Each school will produce a documentary on a fast disappearing trade focusing on its history and its impact the culture had in the country. The participating students will also blog about their experiences while filming the documentaries. After the documentaries have been uploaded and reviewed by the students, they will be divided into groups from different countries to compete among each other in a quiz of these fast vanishing trades.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Gene Han / Ms Lim Xinyi
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project International Village – Thumbs Up for SketchUp!
The architectural style of buildings (e.g. churches, houses) differs from country to country. Students generally do not realise that the style of their houses is related to their own culture. In this project, they will learn more about the historical backgrounds of the buildings in their own country and the styles that exist. In addition, they will learn what the differences and similarities are with other countries. The project has a large practical component in which the students learn to work with the 3D modeling software SketchUp.

Project Co-ordinator: Dr Eline Westerhout
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project Let's Eat
Food is one of human primary need for survival. It is something we interact with on a daily basis. However, we tend to take it for granted and neglect to understand more about what we have been consuming every day. Through this project, the participants will have a better understanding about the food they consume and about their food heritage. They will also learn more about the food heritage and culture of other countries. At the end of the project, participants will also have the opportunity to produce a food programme of their own.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Nur Aida
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project Origins@VirtualHomeStay
The objective of the project is to allow students to have a better understanding of the origins of different areas of their home countries. These will be divided into 6 broad categories, namely, Places, Events, Cultures, Food, Interesting Practices and Significant Icons. Students are to find out what and when were the first time certain event takes place or a building is being constructed etc. They will research on where certain delicacies in their respective country originated from or how the delicacies got their names. Through their research, students will get to find out more about the past events, places and even food in their own country’s history as well as others through sharing. Finally, the project will require students to create a video clip, a TV Programme, webpage or other ways and means to showcase their findings.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Felicia Tay / Ms April Huang
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project Picture It Too!
The primary objective of the project is to take pictures according to a monthly topic, publish the pictures and get a discussion going through the Ning platform. The pictures taken can easily be the foundation of discussions hopefully leading to better understanding between young people in Asia and Europe. Through this project, the students will have the opportunity in getting to know the different cultures and countries from the inside, not just by what they learn from TV, newspapers or the internet. It is not all about what is in the pictures. It is also about what the students can learn from each other by interacting and getting discussions going about each and every picture taken.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Niclas Törnblad
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project Plastic Fantastic
This project is all about what we can do in order of recycling as much plastic as possible and to inspire each other in recycling more plastic. The students will make a movie as a joint project covering the area of recycling of our fantastic plastic. Discussions about recycling as well as hands on movie projects will hopefully lead to better understanding between young people in Asia and Europe. Furthermore, the students will also have had the opportunity of getting to know different cultures and countries from the aspect of recycling and what local or global items that are made from recycled plastic.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Niclas Törnblad
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project Scientific Misconceptions in Movies
The project Scientific Misconceptions in Movies involves participants to identify scenes and details from movies that defy our scientific knowledge and logic. Participants can choose scenes from any movies and explain how these scenes are illogical. Participants can choose any form of online platform that they are comfortable with to showcase their findings. (Blog, Videos, Montage etc.) The findings will be shared between the partner schools online. There will be a “Film Fest” at the end of the project where participants can have a good laugh on the movie bloopers identified.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Koh Siong Yang / Ms Shirley Ng / Mr Tan Jian Zhong
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project Senses
The philosophy of the project derives from a combination of students ranging from the age of 6 till the age of 18. It mainly aims at embracing students of the above mentioned ages from both Europe and Asia. In this framework, SENSES will try to reveal HOW & WHAT students of different ages, context, knowledge, social and financial background, culture, religion, TASTE, SMELL, HEAR, TOUCH and SEE in their everyday social and school life. Hopefully, the outcomes will help the participants to understand the differences and diversities (If any) from both continents have regarding the way they sense the world around them.

Project Co-ordinator: Mrs Foteini Veneti / Mrs Ioanna Psina
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project Somewhere Out There
‘Somewhere out there’ is an investigative journey to seek out that special place, a place where familiar faces frequent, beautiful stories are born and ties are strengthened. The students will investigate places in their community and explore the reasons why these places are special and significant in their lives. They will present these places on a ‘Virtual Tourist’ page to their friends as spots worth visiting. The cross-cultural aspect of this project will be a creative response on the virtual journey that their partners had designed on the ‘Virtual Tourist’ website.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Er Kia hui / Mr Lee Nian Tjie / Ms Nuryani Suneh / Mr Ramlan Nuradilah / Ms Siti Annazia Mohd Hamsani / Ms Samsi Masrini
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project Teenage Educators Passports - Learning is to Teach
In this project, the students will contribute to the school community by participating in meaningful service learning projects. Their learning will be encouraged through a service project that is conducted to meet the needs of the school community. The students will share their experience through an ICT platform. Through this project, it aims improve the students’ academic and other skills such as team building and critical thinking. The participants will also be able to gain a better understanding of the issues that are faced in their school and to create more awareness among the other students.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Jessica Fu
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project Thinking Green
This project will focus in raising environmental awareness among the students in Asia and Europe. The main task of this project is creating partner groups of students in Europe and Asia who have serious interest of recognition and protection of our nature. The participating students will find examples of air, soil and water pollution in their area or country, take photos or videos and share their findings through the Facebook group. The students will also come up with a strategy of e nvironmental protection as the outcome of this project.

Project Co-ordinator: Mr Pavol Trubac
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project The Time Machine
The main goal of the project is to establish a flow of communication among Asian and European students by making them discover how much of the Past still survives in our highly technological societies. A sequel project from the “Magic Flights” series, the new journey will be India. India seems on one hand to be suspended between a sort of nostalgia and emotional attachment to the past, while, on the other, it shows so much enthusiasm for its many incredible achievements in many fields of Science and Technology. The students from Asia and Europe will communicate and establish friendships through the virtual environments, such as project website, Ning social forum and “The Time Machine” video.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Maria Antonietta Sessa
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project The Green Volunteers
This project aims to promote VOLUNTEERISM among young students. Other than voluntary work in their home country, this project also includes a 2-week students’ exchange programme in May 2013 which includes another 20 hours of voluntary work in the community of the host country. Periodic reports, supported with pictures/videos will be posted on Facebook to share and exchange information among the students. On top of encouraging students to be socially responsible and caring individuals equipped with leadership qualities, the usage of ICT tools during the process will also give the students a vast exposure to the different technologies.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Ho Keng Tin
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project The Wonders of Our World
The main aim of the proposed project is to set up a collaborative learning environment where students from Asia and Europe can exchange ideas and make friendships with each other. The project will involve students in researching the wonders of our world. They will discover different natural and Man-made wonders using the Internet and other different sources. The participants will exchange their findings throughout social network Facebook where special page will be released. The results of the researches will be summarised and classified in a special online encyclopaedia. An Internet site for information will also be launched.

Project Co-ordinator: Mrs Nelly Kostova / Mrs Miglena Zhecheva
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project Unearthing Gems
Exploring and understanding a place is akin to a journey of uncovering precious treasures as one will discover a wealth of interesting and meaningful knowledge during the process. In this project, the students with a specific theme in mind will take a closer look at a local area of 1 to 2 km in radius. They will make discoveries according to their theme and plan out a trail within that area. By the end of the project, they will know the place well and be able to conduct the trail which showcases the unique socio-cultural landscape of diverse ethnic groups in their home countries. Participants may invite one another to experience the trail. A trail booklet will also be produced at the end of the project.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Chua Bee Kuan / Ms Hazel Peh
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project YOUth’s Compassion in Action
The students in this project will research on the less fortunate in their society, identify a group of these people whose needs they would like to meet, propose a course of action to help this group of people, and lastly, to execute the proposed course of action. By sharing their research and proposed action plan through an online platform, as well as being actively involved in the action plans of other participating schools from other countries, it helps to enhance multi-cultural learning and appreciation among the students.

Project Co-ordinator: Ms Saphia Neo / Mdm Wendy Lim
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