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EUROPEAN NEIGHBOURHOOD AND PARTNERSHIP INSTRUMENT
2007-2013 CROSS BORDER COOPERATION PROGRAMME

LATVIA-LITHUANIA-BELARUS
Cooperation between Lithuania and Belarus by Developing Healthy, Safe and Innovative School

PRIORITY 2: ADDRESSING COMMON CHALLENGES

Measure 2.2.: Enhancement of education, health and social sphere development

Beneficiary: Veisiejai Gymnasium of Lazdijai District (Lazdijai, Lithuania)

Partners: Lazdijai Motiejus Gustaitis Gymnasium (Lazdijai, Lithuania), Secondary School No. 7 in Grodno (Grodno, Belarus), Gymnasium No. 7 in Grodno (Grodno, Belarus)

Associates: Administration of Lazdijai District Municipality (Lazdijai, Lithuania), Department of Education, Sport and Tourism of Grodno City Executive Committee (Grodno, Belarus)

PROBLEM: Low level of schoolchildren's physical activeness is a pressing problem for both Alytus county and Grodno oblast. The lack of schoolchildren's occupation leads to bad health, withdrawal and unwillingness to communicate, addiction to psychotropic substances, even to propensity for criminal activities. It is necessary to change their attitude to healthy lifestyle and active sports. A new education and training based on healthy living will prevent development of unhealthy habits. The improved education services in 4 schools (2 in Lithuania and 2 in Belarus), trained teachers, common Lithuanian-Belarusian events and increased occupation of children will enhance cooperation, experience exchange, reduce social tensions, alcohol/drug use, crime and social exclusion.

OBJECTIVE: To contribute to increase of close cooperation between Alytus county and Grodno oblast in education sector by promoting a healthy lifestyle during physical education lessons and higher supply of after-school activities in sports sphere.


 

RESULTS&OUTPUTS:

2 schools from Lithuania and 2 from Belarus sought promoting healthy life style amongst their pupils.

Knowledge and skills of Lithuanian and Belarusian teachers to promote healthy lifestyle during physical education lessons and after-school activities were improved.

Sports infrastructure of the education institutions was renovated. Sport equipment was purchased for promotion of the new kind of sport – ice stock – among pupils.

The children participated in camps and various sport competitions, exchanged visits.

Project number: LLB-2-124
Grant Contract number: 1VL-860
Total budget: 335 745,28 
EU contribution: 302 170,75
Implementation period: 24 months (01.2013-12.2014)
Contact:

Angele Mizeriene

Jaunimo str. 8, Veisiejai, Lazdijai District Municipality, LT-67340, Lithuania
+370 318 56540; e-mail: veisieju.mok.dir@lazdijai.lt; www.veisiejai.lm.lt

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