Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group Newsletter no. 5 - July 2015 - Page 15

Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2015 Newsletter -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------eTwinning Anniversary Workshop – 10 years of school partnerships in Europe by Cristina Nicolăiţă and Carmen Nicolăiţă Project "Healthy & Happy" - Cristina Nicolaita "Gh. Magheru" School Caracal On April 25, 2015, an eTwinning workshop was held in School "Michael the Brave ", Targoviste. On May 7th, 2015, we all celebrated 10 years of eTwinning implemented at European level. In our country, Romania, eTwinning is implemented starting October 2007. The purpose of the event was to promote examples of successful projects and exchange of ideas, practice and experience among teachers .The workshop was an associated event to the Symposium " Key competences , the foundation of personal development ", organized by the Secondary School " Michael the Brave " Targoviste, Dambovita Teacher Training House and School Inspectorate Dambovita County. The presenters of the workshop were:  8 years of eTwinning in Romania Alexandra Bunica, Institute of Education Sciences National Centre eTwinning Romania  Presentations of best practices eTwinning - Project "Healthy & Happy" - Cristina Nicolaita, "Gh. Magheru" School, Caracal - Project "Tweaster" - Carmen Nicolaita, National College "Ionita Asan", Caracal - Project "MAVEN" - Mariana Radulescu, "Liviu Rebreanu" School, Mioveni The project is about healthy food habits, healthy lifestyles and physical activities in childhood. We'd like to improve the awareness of healthy life habits in childhood, prevent immediate and long –term effects of overweight in the future and research the effects of hormones food. The expected results were: *to be aware of the differences and the similarities between the partner schools’ traditional and local meals. *to increase the awareness of our students, colleagues and families including them into the Project activities *to learn and to share healthy lifestyle habits in partner countries *to grow organic food with students *to have the opportunity to change school’s and the families’ point of view on healthy eating habits *to create a website to share the activities, works and meetings carried out by the partners in their own schools. *to prevent the immediate and long-term health effects of obesity in childhood *to improve the aware