School director


Building up Your Own Environment and Taking Responsibility for It


14-15; 16-18


Foreign language



General objectives

  • To create conditions for students’ active participation in the formation of their learning, classroom, school, physical, and emotional environment.
  • To find out youngsters’ opinion regarding educational environment, what are the things that help or interfere their learning process.
  • To create a discussion on one’s own responsibility towards life, school environment and investment in the learning process.

Learning objective

  • To train argumentation and analytical thinking.

Results, hints and inspirations from the experimentation

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 15-16 years old



Local adaptation:

The activity was carried out according to the guidelines of the manual.

How did the teachers implement the activity?

As explained above, the teacher implemented the activity according to the steps foreseen by the main description.

How did students react to the activity?

Students appreciated to be on director’s shoes for one day, understanding more responsibilities and tasks to be carried out. The activity was well rated, and the students liked the interaction and the chance to express their ideas and to be listened.

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