A very interesting meeting (TM2) took place at the Primary School of Kouloura within the framework of the European Program Erasmus+ with the title “Money Matters”. from the 20th to 21st of September 2018.
In the meeting, which took place between the 19th (Arrival Day) till the 22nd of September 2018 (Departure Day), the Coordinators and the Principals of the schools were present. The topic of the meeting was the reflection of the 1st year as well as the reframing of the activities during the 2nd year of the implementation of the project.
The hosting , except for the teacher’s meeting, involved the visit to the historic agglomeration of “Ampelakia” where there was also a visit to the Folklore Museum, the school, The church of Saint George and the Schartz building, (Georgios Mavros`s Mansion) the place of the functioning of the first cooperation in Europe and in the world.
The tour was taken on by Mrs. Martha Ioannidou, Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , a co-operative of our school, who, with all her deep knowledge and enthusiasm, made our partners understand this micro-economic miracle and its extensions to education, spiritual culture and the liberation of freedom during the Ottoman domination.
During the return to Ambelakia, we were given the opportunity (a surprise to our hosted partners ) to travel to the waters of the Aegean, Platamonas site and see the area of Pieria and Olympus, home of the 12 Gods according to Greek mythology.
The 2nd day of the meeting included an official l welcome from the mayor of the area and the foreman of the education as well as the inauguration of the exhibition "Coins from Antiquity to Today and Banknotes from the Revolution of 1821 to the present", which was realized with the support and the noble concession of material from the Alpha Bank and the active participation of the pupils of our school
The hospitality, also ,included a visit to the Archaeological Site of Mieza, the School of Aristotle, who was the teacher of Alexander the Great and the Tombs of Judgement and Anthemion.
The program closed with a visit to the park of Agios Nikolaos, a place of inexperienced good and environmental interest.