On May 31, 2019, teachers Zujca Stojanova and Deniz Redzepov, together with their first grade students carried out the final extracurricular activity according to the Nansen model for the school year 2018/2019.In the school yard, the students played various games of competitive nature whose goals are to encourage students to perform exercises, to develop the sense of aesthetic performance of the movements and to stimulate them to perform the exercises properly. All students were actively involved in the activity and showed great sports spirit. At the end of the activity, in order to mark the successful completion of the school year, the students were awarded certificates for their participation in the activities of the Nansen model for intercultural education.NDC Skopje wishes the students a happy and fun summer!
On May 27, 2019, teachers Natasha Zabrcanec and Darko Taleski with the students of the sixth grade carried out the activity “Portrait” as part of the topic “Photography” from the Art section within the Annual program for extracurricular intercultural activities.The students were divided into pairs, the teachers’ tandem gave each group a drawing with a certain emotion. Each student drew the portrait of their partner with the emotion given on the sheet.At the end of the activity, in order to mark the successful completion of the school year, the students were awarded certificates for their participation in the activities of the Nansen model for intercultural education. NDC Skopje wishes the students a happy and fun summer!
On May 27, 2019, teachers Todorka Nane and Nadica Nane together with fifth grade students carried out the daily activity “Green salad” as part of the topic “Vegetable garden” from the Eco Section of the Annual Program for extracurricular intercultural activities.During this activity, the students had the opportunity to learn more about the green salad – lettuce, what kind of plant it is, what it contains, how it affects the organism and what its significance for human health is. The students made comparisons with several types of vegetables and made a salad out of them.The aims of this activity are: to get acquainted with the role and importance of green salad as part of a healthy diet, as a prerequisite for proper growth and development, to encourage curiosity among students for awareness and research, encourage cooperation between students and teachers from both groups, encourage and support a positive socio-emotional climate in the group as well as to enrich the active vocabulary of students with new concepts in both languages.
During May 2019, the school psychologist Svetlana Asprovska Todorovic, together with the second year students, carried out activities on topic “Cultural stereotypes”.
In order to carry out this activity, the students worked in groups. Each group received a sample of cultural icebergs on which were written characteristics visible at first glance for a culture as well as the subtle characteristics that appear after we get to know more representatives of that culture. The students’ task was to write down characteristics of a representative of a certain culture and at the end of the activity each group presented while other students added or posed questions related to the presentation.
The objectives of the activity are: to overcome stereotypes and prejudices, to support constructive communication and cooperation among students from two different ethnic groups, as well as to support self-organization of students during the implementation of joint activities.
On May 16, 2019, teachers Zaharica Ilieska and Maja Miteva Petroska together with students of second and third grade, carried out activities from the month’s topic “From my grandmother’s table” within the Section Get to know Macedonia of the Annual Program for Intercultural Extracurricular Activities.The activity started with introductory games and afterwards the students worked divided into groups. They made imaginary constructions using spaghetti and play dough as well as set up a dinner table with traditional Macedonian and Vlach dishes.The aims of these activities are: to introduce students with the traditional food, to respect the cultural diversity in the Republic of Macedonia, to encourage collaborative relationships among students from different ethnicities, to encourage and support a positive socio-emotional climate in the group, as well as to foster strong interactions among students.
On May 14, 2019, teachers Spasice Nikolovska and Isnisha Salioski from the satellite school “Nikola Karev” v. Borino, with the second grade students carried out the final extracurricular activity according to the Nansen model for the school year 2018/2019.
In the school yard, the students played various games of competitive nature whose goals are to encourage students to perform exercises, to develop the sense of aesthetic performance of the movements and to stimulate them to perform the exercises properly. All students were actively involved in the activity and showed great sports spirit.
On 10th May, 2019, teachers Daniela Stefanovska and Hatixhe Memeti with first grade students carried out the daily activity “By the river” from the monthly topic “Spring in my country” as part of the Eco section of the Annual Program for extracurricular intercultural activities.In order to warm up, relax and create a pleasant working atmosphere, the activity started with an introductory game. The activity continued with work in groups in which students made elements of an environment by the river. The worksheet, on which a clean and unclean environment by the river was pictured, was exhibited in the hall of the school.The aims of this activity are: to support children’s curiosity for studying and researching natural phenomena, to encourage students to independently monitor changes in nature, to stimulate positive environment in the group, as well as to sensitize students for more possible ways of utilization of waste materials in the household.
On April 24th, 2019, teachers Deniz Redzepov and Zujca Stojanova, together with their first grade students carried out an extracurricular activity according to the Nansen model.Through this activity, the students had the opportunity to get acquainted with the process of making candles, necessary ingredients and tools for making candles, as well as to observe and participate in the process, from melting paraffin and wax to shaping the candle. During the activity, students showed interest, curiosity and creativity and were satisfied with the final products that they made independently.