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Finland is responsible for reporting long haul activies of participating countries of Erasmus+ Humrev. The questions for participating schools were: 1. What is the situation of long haul activities in your school - done so far? 2. What special long haul activities you are still going to focus on and carry out next? In the blue colour there is an text from the description of the ERASMUS+ PROJECT chapter 6.2. Long Haul Activities. And in black colour there is answers of each school. This makes easier to compare the aims and the situation of long haul activities.



6.2. Long Haul Activities (ERASMUS + PROJECT


FINLAND: Essays for their online publication (web portal) on the Rights of minorities. Visits to care centres for the disabled, care homes for the elderly, NGOs, immigrant centre of Oulu as an awareness campaign on Human Rights and tolerance toward minorities. Creation of a blog about Human Rights and minorities. Analysis of architectural barriers to develop empathy with students with functional disabilities using wheelchairs. ALL: Project outreach activities through the media.”

Finland: Limingan lukio

Students maintain a blog: Human Rights and minorities, there are essays written by students. Posters of Articles of Human Rights are located in a lobby of Limingan lukio and a flag “I want to live in a world where Human Rights are for everyone” is seen for everybody who visit our school. 18.11.2016 we had a Children's Right day activity with four primary school classes of Liminganlahden yhtenäiskoulu and their teachers (article in a blog). Visits for elderly home care were done by students of a course of a social activity and will continue (article in a blog) Senior Surf- event for elderly was the first week of October 2016, our students helped old people with mobiles and tablets at library, this will continue next year (article in a blog). Government of Student Union of Limingan lukio took part of a charity program Joulupuu- charity fundraising (article in a blog).

During Transnational meeting in December Erasmus-teachers visited the leading social official of Tyrnävä municipality, and learned how disabled people have support in a municipality services. Teachers also visited Pentinkulma – a care home for mentally disabled persons. During Mobility the Erasmus+ students and teachers visited Toimintakeskus Liminka – a day activity center for mentally disabled people, also a visit Tupos comprehensive school to have an co-operative moment with mentally disabled pupils. A visit to Luovi – an vocational school for student with special needs.

Analysis of architectural barriers and to develop empathy with students with funtional disabilities using wheelchairs was done in Mobility in Finland. Also emphatizing how it is to be blind by learning braille or deaf using sign language. Equipments for empathy learning were borrowed from hospital of Liminka and Association of Pohjois-Pohjanmaan näkövammaiset ry. In Mobility 8.2.2017 in Oulu University there was a lecture by professor Simo Vehmas from Helsinki University about studies of disability and disability in society. Workshops about Human Righs by university lecturer Johanna Lampinen and her students from Oulu University. During Mobility in Finland the whole Erasmus+ group had a discussion in Liminka Church with priest Olli Seikkula about Human Rights and minorities. About Mobility in Finland there was an article published in Rantalakeus-newspaper.

We had a International Woman’s day –activity in a school in English lesson in April 2017 (video uploaded to We had a eTwinning- live event about environmental issues with Poland and Germany in May 2017. The whole school of Limingan lukio with students and teachers had a cleaning –action of local Arboretum – forest park in 16.5. to focus on The Earth's Day (article in Rantalakeus, written by our student). In Limingan lukio for all students and teachers 3.5.2017 there was a lecture of a artist photographer Jyri Pitkänen about differently disabled (short article in Rantalakeus-newspaper and video) and 10.5.2017 a lecture of Johanna Lampinen from Oulu University about Human Rights, about minorities (video, article published in Rantalakeus –newspaper, by journalist Tiina Haapalainen). There has been also dissemination by facebook of Limingan lukio, a blog,, Rantalakeus newspaper, eTwining/Twinspace.

In curriculum of upper secondary school of Limingan lukio there are several subjects that include the point of views to human rights: as an general value and specially in history and social science, religion and philosophy, geography, health education, language studies.

In near future: a visit of Amnesty International and visit to immigrant centre of Oulu will be done in autumn 2017. We will have a conference with lectures in Oulu University about Human Rights. We will make a Peace day event at Limingan lukio in autumn 2017, actually in November 2016 we allready had a election of a person of peace maker in our school to celebrate Martti Ahtisaari –day (Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2008).

Tuuli Kantola a student of Oulu University will do a end of degree project- research about the student's learning Human Rights - this research will hopefully be ready in the end of December 2017. Next school year we will offer in our school’s curriculum a possibility for a students to study a virtual course of Human Rights in Internet, teacher of history and social science will mark the course.


6.2. Long Haul Activities (ERASMUS + PROJECT


GERMANY: "Diversity coach”, training program to promote the School about racism, make students think and motivate them to have an active, social involvement. Audiovisual record of all developed activities. ALL: Project outreach activities through the media.”

Germany: Gymnasium in der Taus

Human Rights became a huge part of our curricular in year 10 (History and Politics). We adjusted the state's curricular accordingly. For History and Political Studies this means that the students were not just given extra information but we held discussion on topics like "The right to be a child: The Taus rejects the idea of (forced) underage marriage." In year J1 (History) we worked on German songs during the 19. century in which the author and the singer which stood up for Human Rights and was likely to meet incarceration or unemployness.  Also during History lessons two groups in Year 8 workes upon WOMEN'S RIGHTS and created a banner to be placed on the floor's wall. Alo in year eight music classes, playing a vital part in the Liederabend, looked and worked on new songs that express this position today and performed them at the Liederabend.

We also got other subjects and teachers to join the cause and so our Year 10b class produced a survey on the ecological footprint during Biology classes.

In Religious Studies the following projects took place. "How to deal with God's creation in a responsible way?" (year 5), and then a "Putzede" (cleaning up session of our school premisses) by the same class.

In English by "Economic and environmental aspects" and "Today's food producemen (factory, organaic,GM food)" the right of nature and the right to unpolluted nature and were discussed. On top of that 10b asked to be taught the book "un-arranged marriage" in English to learn more about forced and underaged marriage. The book is now on the school's reading list for year ten.

In Spanish Human Rights in America were a topic too in Year 12.

Besides these activities during lessons the  Students' Council is also doing regular activities focusing on people whose rights have been trespassed upon, to say the least.

Our school is part of the network German schools without racism - schools with courage and so e.g. had a stall at the local Chirstmas market to support the cause.

We will still focus on the environment. Will have a day when everyone has to walk, cycle to school or use public transport or car pools. RE want to repeat their cleaning session next year.


6.2. Long Haul Activities (ERASMUS + PROJECT


ITALY: Online publication of articles on environmental education. Creation of video-tutorial for the school web and an audio-tutorial for the local radio focused on environmental issues. Students’ essays on environmental education. Workshops about environmental sustainability, raised from the perspective of the Natural Science, Social Science and ICT. Conducting lessons in a natural environment. Experts’ talks on labour integration and environment. ALL: Project outreach activities through the media.”

Italy: IIS Guido Monaco di Pomposa

To celebrate the Children's Rights Day we organised a small photo gallery with some materials prepared by Social Science students after visiting the nursery school in Codigoro the previous weeks. During the visit the students interacted with children and took photos to point out the different aspects of what the right of children to education basically means. On Monday 21st November the gallery became the meeting place of about 50 students and a short video was made during the walk. Two days earlier, on 19th, we teachers of English, showed our 4th -year students two UNICEF videos (one in English and the other in Italian) about children's rights and then we discussed about the meaning of celebrating such an important day.

To celebrate Peace Day the Religious and the Social Studies departments were involved.

A gallery with the photos taken during the workshop “The Words of Human Rights” organised in the Mobility Week in Codigoro was set up. 3rd-year and 4th-year students of different study courses reflected in class on the meaning of peace from various points of view. On 27th January, a group of students, of different origin and nationalities, read significant messages of peace in their own native language, while standing in front of the pictures of the gallery.

International Women’s Day – We involved the History and Law departments who worked with a group of girls, attending three different study courses, and carried out with them a simple but really interesting research activity about the development of Women’s Rights in Italy, with a special focus on certain laws as well as on some prominent Italian women of the past, quite unknown to students. The work was then visualised in posters that a group of girls presented to their classmates, gathered in our Erasmus+ meeting hall on 8th March.

Earth Day - We agreed with Spain to celebrate this day as an e-Twinning live event on 26th May. The video-conference about “Water Sustainability in Spain and in Italy”  was organized as follows: - involvement of one class of 20-25 students; - students were divided into 5 groups: G1 water resources and uses of water in Itay / Spain-G2 the water footprint in Italy / Spain -G3 the consume of tap water vs bottled water -G4 Do's and Don'ts (students' habits and resolutions to spare water). An open discussion and the conclusions were planned but unluckily the initial technical problems took some time to be solved, so we agreed to get to give conclusions after exchanging our works by email. Our group work was the result of the cooperation of the Science department with CADF, the public water supply company based in Codigoro.


6.2. Long Haul Activities (ERASMUS + PROJECT


POLAND: Online Publications about Religious Freedom. Charity market on Human Rights. Participation in the EuroSoc program about children’s rights and domestic violence. "Only one world”, a space for debate. “H” Days dedicated to Human Rights. Students’ debates about tolerance and intolerance in the local society. ALL: Project outreach activities through the media.”

Poland: Gimnazjum nr 21

Students worked on activities concerning the Children's Rights Day on the 22nd November as well as during some Art, History and English classes throughout the first term ( in the curriculum). The result of their work was the Art Gallery,the Manekin Challenge and the Karaoke Contest.

Moreover, students took part in the drawing competition and completed a quiz on Children’s Rights during classes.

The English Language Department made posters about children's rights. Short videos and presentations will be soon completed.

Non Violance day - a Peace day was held on the 27th January- We are having a project entitled “When you close your eyes and think of peace what do you see”.

The Women's Day will was held on the 8th March and The Earth's Day on the 21st of April.


6.2. Long Haul Activities (ERASMUS + PROJECT


SPAIN: Sport events: integration capacity of sport. Compilation of songs and poems on Gender Equality. Compilation of newspaper articles, magazines and media news about the violation of Human Rights, particularly on gender equality. Inclusion in the curriculum of the subjects of topics related to Human Rights, especially the Right to Education, Freedom of expression and Gender Equality. HDays organised by the NGDO Entreculturas. Seminars and debates (University/High School) on environmental justice. Visits in the immediate surroundings to demonstrate the differences in the environmental conditions of the area. Visits to natural enclaves to sensitise on the need to preserve the environment. ALL: Project outreach activities through the media.”

Spain: IES Cabo de la Huerta

All departments have worked on activities related to the International Children's Day, the Right to work and they have started some activities related to the rights of Minorities during this term. The report with the detailed activities is as follows:

Children's Rights Day activities (November, 21st):

Arts and Craft Department.

  • Exhibition: drawings with monotype technique on Children's Rights
    P.E. Dept.:
  • Race for Children`s Rigths
    ICT. Dept.:
  • Trivial Pursuit about Children`s Rights

Spanish Language Dept.:

  • Cineforum about the movie: “Binta y la gran idea” ,  
    Javier Fesser ( UNICEF)
  • Text reading and commenting: “Material sensible. Cuentos crueles”, by Jordi Serra i Fabra.

Religion Dept.

  • Exhibition of banners on the rights of children.
  • Exhibition: “Forest of the childhood”. (Arts and Crafts and Ethics departments)

Ethics Department:

  • Multimedia presentation: “Rights of Children”.

Geography and History Dept.

  • Childhood in History.

English Language Dept.:

  • Making posters about children's rights.
  • Cineforum of the movie: Oliver Twist.

Orientation Dept.:

  • Other Childhood.

Valencian Language  and Music Dept.:

  • Concert of songs about childhood sung in Valencian

Sciences Dept.:

  • Workshop on Right to drinking water
  • Workshop on the Right to anatomical integrity: the ablation of clitoris.

Latin Dept.

  • Workshop on “The Red Chair”, Right to education.



      Children's Rights, Right to Work and Minorities activities during 1st term.

P.E. Dept.

  • Making off Children’s Rigths Race.
  • Paralympic Sports League.
  • Human Rights Awareness Campaign in the Internal Sports League.
  • Start of storyboard: “Refugiados”. (with ICT Dept.)
  • Exhibition of murals: Disability and sport

Valencian Language  Dept.:

  • Writing and exposition in class:

           Writers and Human Rigths. Human rights violations. The fight of

           Clara Campoamor. Human rights and cinema

 Ethics and History Departments:

  • Workshop on the topic: Why does it look like there are no female artists?

Various Departments:

  • Video: Interviews with people related to human rights.

Spanish Language Dept.:

  • Writing: What are human rights for you?

Sciences Dept.:

  • Mural: Right to anatomical integrity. Genital mutilation.

PEACE Day Activities (January, 31st):

Orientation Dept.:

  • Objectives of sustainable development.

Spanish Language Dept.:

  • Command of poetic action of solidarity: respect for minorities.
  • Grafities.

P.E. Dept.:

  • Blood donation.

Religion Dept.

  • Handmade peace bracelets.
  • Peace Day Posters.

Arts and Craft Department.:

  • Handmade pendant stars.

ICT Dept.:

  • Installation Posters DUDDHH (2nd ESO). Recording of making-offs of the day (1st Bach)
  • Interview with Jorge Pellicer. Scientist and activist for Peace.

Valencian Language  Dept.:

  • Valencian dances.

English Language Dept.:

  • Paper airplanes with messages of peace.

Music Dept.:

  • Concert for Peace.

Ethics and History Departments:

  • Biographies of Peace.
  • Nobel Peace Prizes.
  • Songs for Peace.

Maths Dept.:

  • Problems of Mathematics related to  peace.

English Language Dept.:

  • Martin Luther king Speech performed and recorded by the students.

WOMEN Day Activities (March, 8th):

Spanish Language Dept.:

  • Conference of Cintia Lavandera: "Women and Human Rights".
  • Reading FRATO cartoons, from the book "Con ojos de niña" (Ed. Graó) and creating similar content bullets.

Maths Dept.:

  • Women mathematics in history.

English Language Dept.:

  • Movie:  "I will be".
  • Activity "Unsung Heroes".
  • Game: “Reinforce your self-esteem”

History Departments:

  • Women throughout history.

Arts and Craft Department.:

  • Exhibition of drawing "Rights of the woman".

P.E. Dept.:

  • Hair Donation.

EARTH Day Activities (May, 5th):

Spanish  and Valencian Language Dept.:

  • View of several short films on the Coltán
  • Manifest contest on "Planet Earth".

Arts and Craft Department.:

  • Exhibition of drawings.

P.E. Dept.:

  • Choreography and video clip. Song: Mother Earth, Macaco.
  • Ghynkana of awareness on care of the Planet Earth.

Arts and Craft, ICT, P.E., Spanish and Valencian Dept.:

  • Performance "Planet Earth".

English Language Dept.:

  • The three R’s activity: Recycle, Reuse, Reduce: Save the Earth
  • The Tree of Life activity

A video clip has been published summarizing the activities carried out during the ERASMUS + project, which can be found on the HUMREV portal.

Human Rights in a European Community of Values