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Second Learning Teaching Training Activity – Vasto, Italy

8 – 12 May 2017

Monday, 8th May
8:10 Arrival at school;
8:15 Official welcome
9:00 PPT video presenting Vasto, Abruzzo and the main hosting school activities
10:00 Tour of the school
11:00 Tea / coffee break
11:15 Ice Breaking activities: “Let’s Discover Italy”, team game for students and teachers with the hosting students. Written questionnaire about Italy
13:15 Lunch break at school (teachers, exchange students and hosting students)



Guided Tour of Vasto town centre and visit of its outstanding sites
19:30 Dinner at Restaurant (teachers only)
Tuesday, 9th May
8:10 Arrival at school

Professional presents evaluation criteria for storylines/scripts.

Presenting the storylines in English that students made into films; each team brings a copy for every participant (there are 6 Italian students)

Discussion led by professional about strengths and weaknesses.

Participants complete evaluation worksheets

Students show the films they brought (5-6 minutes each)

Analysis of films conducted by a professional and involving all participants; Discussion on technical aspects of shooting films.

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break



Workshop about film production and specific duties.

Assignment of the task for the week – students work in multicultural teams. They are assigned one of the storylines brought by the teams (different from the ones they have already filmed). They will have to create 2-minute films starting from those. Each team analyses their script, plan the activity and assign duties

Teacher meeting

13:15 Lunch at a restaurant (teachers only)– Students (students with host families)
15:00-19:30 Guided Trip to the Trabocchi Coast (teachers and students)
19:30 Dinner at a pub (teachers only)
Wednesday, 10th May



Day trip to Baia and Naples (exchange students and host students)

Students will be picked up at Vasto Terminal coach station, teachers will be picked up at the hotel

Guided tour (there will be two local guides speaking English and Italian) of Baia with its Aragonese Castle (The Museo Archeologico dei Campi Flegrei, which opened in 1993, is housed inside the fortress dating back to the Aragonese period, which has been specially restored and adapted to fulfill its new role as an exhibition venue. It stands on the top of the high promontory that to the south closes to the gulf of Baia, and from which the entire bay of Pozzuoli and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida are visible.)

Leaving for Naples

Lunch break – Taste the typical Neapolitan pizza in a local restaurant

Guided visit of the City Centre ( (Piazza Plebiscito, Via Toledo, Spaccanapoli)

Return to Vasto. Host families will pick the students up from The Terminal coach Station.

Thursday, 11th May
8:10 Arrival at school

8:15- 11:00





Workshop on filming techniques – 2 hours.Teams start shooting their films ( film will be two minutes long)

Coffee Break

Students go on shooting their films and edit them

Teacher meeting

Lunch at a local winery (teachers only)

Afternoon Free-time
19:30 Farewell dinner party
Friday, 12th May
8:10 Arrival at school

Presentation of final films and evaluation by a mixed panel – students, teachers, professionals.

Professional assesses the progress in terms of filming techniques by comparing the initial products with the final films (this should also be done in writing)

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-11:40 Students complete feedback forms about the exchange and a questionnaire about Italy;

11:40 -12:10


Farewell address by the Head Teacher and certificates of attendance and Europass mobility form

Teacher meeting

13:30 Lunch at restaurant (teachers only)


Teachers visit to Termoli and its historical centre;
19:30 Dinner in Vasto Marina (teachers only)