Strategic Partnerships for the Field of Education supporting Exchange of Good Practices
What is our project about?
●This is a 3 year project (September 2018- August 2021) involving 5 schools from across Europe.
●In this project our students are going to work on two proven scientific facts:
○Your genes are not your destiny ○What you eat, you become
●This project aims our students to assess their own country’s nutrition culture and compare it to the other countries taking part of the project.
Who are the project partnerschools?
What will our students do?
●Exchange of experiences will take place at five transnational meetings. ●The students groups will be connected via etwinning and network their tasks. ●Students will visit Universities and research institutions on the topic NUTRIGENOMICS. ●Lectures, lab practices and workshops.
1st MOBILITY: XÀTIVA 9-14 FEBRUARY 2019
The topic of the week was: Genetically Modified Food versus Organic Food. Mediterranean Food and High Life Expectancy. During the week we attended lectures debating on the topic at the Universitat de Valencia; we visited the Agrochemical Institute IATA of CSIC; We were in an orange cooperative; we collected oranges in a typical orange grove. Our students did workshops about the topic at our high school, they did their final presentations and some leisure including mealtime activities.
- 2nd MOBILITY: VERONA 6-11 APRIL 2019
The topic of the week was: Junk Food. How much junk food is eaten by young people? Is this kind of food common in our schools? What is its impact on health?
- 3rd MOBILITY: PARNÜ 5-11 OCTOBER 2019
The topic of the week was: Functional food- plant food & phytonutrients
- 4th MOBILITY: BIELEFELD 8-13 FEBRUARY 2020
The topic was: Sport Nutrition: How can we influence our performance by the choice of nutrition? What impact do carb loading, a protein diet or (gene) doping have on our boby, our soul and the society?
- 5th: HAARLEM: VIRTUAL MEETING
The topic was: Sustainability in food.