Skills

Key Competences
The basis for much of the teaching and learning that takes place in the European Schools is the eight key competences adopted by the European Parliament in 2006*. These include familiar subjects like languages, science and maths, as well as digital competence, social and civic competence, a sense of initiative and entrepreneurship, cultural awareness and expression and above all the ability to be an independent learner. I am sure you will agree that these are some of the most essential elements in the development of your children and their preparation for life and work.
 
During the last 2 weeks there will be activities focusing on the development and assessment of the other key areas. The students will work in groups with a teacher-mentor to investigate and present a project around a specified theme. This will be cross-curricular in nature, with the emphasis on team work, problem-solving, research methods, presentation, and working within a given time frame. The results of their efforts will be on display for you to see in school.  
 
You can find a link to the key competences here.